Violin

Strings Class Information

At Abingdon Elementary School, we offer a Suzuki based strings program for 4th and 5th graders who choose to take strings. We incorporate the Suzuki philosophy in the child’s school experience: by realizing every child can learn by creating a positive, supportive learning environment by encouraging noble human values and by encouraging positive personal, social […]

Kennedy Center

Kennedy Center 20154th grade will go see the National Symphony Orchestra on April 23, 2015 for an 11:45 am – 12:45 pm concert.  All students and chaperones will take the bus from Abingdon at 11 am and return to Abingdon at 1 pm.Composers we will learn about:  Beethoven, Mahler, Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian, Haydn, R. Strauss, Brahms, […]

South Pyramid Orchestra Festival Pictures

The 2016 South Arlington Strings Concert will be held on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016, at Wakefield High School this year.  The concert is at 7:30 p.m., and includes a joint elementary group, a middle school group, and the Wakefield HS Chamber Orchestra.  The concert only lasts about an hour.Elementary students will rehearse from 5:30-7:00 that evening. […]

Fun Music Links

http://www.nyphilkids.org http://www.dsokids.com http://datadragon.com/day/ http://www.creatingmusic.com http://www.classicsforkids.com/ http://melodystreet.com/ http://www.sfskids.org/

How to Practice and Practice Routines

The key to great playing on the violin, viola, cello and bass is a regular, quality, steady  practice routine. Find a safe and quiet spot in your home that will be your regular practice area. Set up a music stand. Open your case carefully, keeping it flat on the floor. Be sure you clean your […]

Suzuki Method Overview

Suzuki Method Overview from the Suzuki Association of America Kristin Gomez is a Registered Suzuki Teacher  Every Child Can Learn More than forty years ago, Suzuki realized the implications of the fact that children the world over learn to speak their native language with ease. He began to apply the basic principles of language acquisition […]

Suzuki Method

Suzuki Method Overview from the Suzuki Association of America Kristin Gomez is a Registered Suzuki Teacher   Every Child Can Learn More than forty years ago, Suzuki realized the implications of the fact that children the world over learn to speak their native language with ease. He began to apply the basic principles of language acquisition […]

Kennedy Center 2015

The 4th grade went to see the National Symphony Orchestra on May 25, 2016 at 10 am.  It was AWESOME!!!!!! We also had a string trio visit us on Friday, May 27, 2016….they were great. We try to go once a year to see the National Symphony Orchestra.

South Pyramid Orchestra Festival Pictures

The South Arlington Strings Concert is at Wakefield High School every year.  The concert includes a joint elementary group, a middle school group, and the Wakefield HS Chamber Orchestra.  

Fun Music Links

Music Websites http://www.nyphilkids.org http://www.dsokids.com http://datadragon.com/day/This Day in Music History http://www.creatingmusic.com http://www.classicsforkids.com/ http://melodystreet.com/ http://www.sfskids.org/