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Is the Suzuki Method for you? A chat with instructor Bethany Stephan

Children the world over learn to speak their native language with ease. Shinichi Suzuki applied the basic principles of language acquisition to the learning of music, and called his method the mother-tongue approach. The ideas of parent responsibility, loving encouragement, constant repetition, listening to recordings, step-by-step mastery, and group learning are some of the defining features of the Suzuki approach.Discovery3

Indian Hill Music School is now offering a Suzuki Program for Violin or Guitar for ages 4+. Learn more about this unique and effective approach from instructor Bethany Stephan.

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Faculty Spotlight: Amy Lee, Piano – Chamber Music Intensive

Meet IHM Piano Department Co-Chair Amy Lee of our summer Chamber Music Intensive, a challenging immersion program for advanced students. What instrument do you teach? I primarily teach piano. I also coach ensembles — piano four-hands, piano-and-string duos and trios.

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A minute with Alice Hallstrom: A Seasoned Finale with Vivaldi’s Classic

Orchestra of Indian Hill wraps up its season featuring some of Indian Hill’s best on Saturday, April 22! The program features Ginastera (Variaciones Concertantes), Tchaikovsky (Capriccio Italien), and Vivaldi’s classic Four Seasons with soloist Alice Hallstrom, OIH concertmaster. Indian Hill

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FREE CLASSES, FREE ICE CREAM, LIVE MUSIC AND MORE AT INDIAN HILL MUSIC SCHOOL SEPT 10

Saturday, September 10, from 10am – 4pm, drop in for a free day of music, fun, and learning at Indian Hill Music School, 36 King Street, Littleton, with free classes and activities for all ages, an instrument petting zoo, live music by Indian Hill faculty, and free ice cream courtesy of Cherry Hill Ice Cream, Lunenburg and Townsend.

Celebrate the new early childhood program with a “Music for Aardvarks” kickoff party at 10am, with teacher Joey Pierog and special guest, program creator David Weinstone. Learn about lessons and programs, and register.

The event is free and open to the public, with support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and DCU – Digital Federal Credit Union.

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Review: French Composers Take the Stage For Indian Hill Orchestra Concert

“French Connections,” a program of four works by French composers spanning more than two centuries presented Sunday, January 24, by the Orchestra of Indian Hill and conductor Bruce Hangen, marked the welcome return of violinist Irina Muresanu to the Littleton High School Performing Arts Center.

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