Everyone has creative energy - unlock that creativity in our new C Class format, Creative U! If you are a violin student in Book 4 or 5 or a pianist Book 3 and above, you will be a part of Creative U! In this class, you will create your own music through the exploration of the Suzuki repertoire, Music Theory, and your own creative energies. With you, your instrument, and/or your technological know-how, you will create a work of music during the week. Taught by Ching-chu Hu, Randal Harrison-Heocherl, and Derek Deakins.
These courses will be offered Monday through Thursday at 11:00-11:50 am unless otherwise noted. Class sizes will vary between 10 and 22, depending on the class. Enrollment will be open on a first-come, first-served basis. All classes cost $65.
NEW! - Kid's Yoga (ages 7-12): Yoga allows for both physical movement and relaxation - something essential to budding musicians.
Yoga for Teens (5:00-5:50 pm): Yoga classes will include stretching, breathing and strengthening exercises to focus the mind and body. No prior experience required, please have a yoga mat to use for class (Ages 13-18).
NEW! Japanese Journey (Ages 8-18): Discover
some of the rich culture and traditions of Dr. Suzuki's homeland. Open to all
instrumentalists, ages 8 and up.
NEW! Artist's Imagination (Ages 7-12): Use
your imagination and expand your artistic skills through the visual arts.
Students will participate in daily hands-on projects such as collaging,
drawing, and creating mandalas. Open to all students.
Fiddling for Violinists: (violin students who can play Etude and beyond, ages 8-18). More advanced players will be given more challenging parts to play with the lesser advanced students. The class will be taught by Lisa Deakins, who worked professionally for country singer Pam Tillis and Grand Ole Opry legend Whisperin' Bill Anderson. Mrs. Deakins is from South Carolina and is also on the ASI faculty.
NEW! - Fiddling for Violas and Cellos (Perpetual Motion and beyond, ages 8-18): You don't have to play the violin to fiddle! Viola and cello students will join fiddler Derek Deakins as they learn fiddle tunes with bluesy licks and have a lot of fun! The class will also include components of bluegrass history, characteristics of fiddle music, and much more! Suzuki students are natural fiddlers, and there is something for everyone in this class, from beginning fiddlers to seasoned players.
Taekwondo is an exciting sport and the fastest-growing martial art in the world. Master Steve Decker will be leading an awesome opportunity to learn some basic Taekwondo skills and show you the martial art he has practiced and lived for over 20 years. For all instruments and (Ages 6-10). No prior experience is necessary. Certificates will be given to all enrollees.
NEW! Youth Choir (all insruments, ages 7-12) - Make music with your very first instrument - your voice!