April 2017 Student of the Month

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For April, the CCG guitar student of the month is Christopher Winalski! A student at our Santa Clara Location. Chris takes lessons with teacher Tim and is a hardworking student who we are all very proud of! Congratulations Chris!

Q: How old are you?
10 years old

Q: How long have you been taking guitar lessons?
1.5 years

Q: Who is your teacher?
Tim Sherren

 

Q: What is your current piece?
Nonesuch

Q What piece are you looking forward to playing?
Packington's Pound

Q: What is your favorite piece or skill that you have learned in lessons?
Waltz,   The slide

Q: What are your hobbies outside of music?
Violin, swimming, especially breaststroke

Q: What was the most difficult challenge you’ve had in lessons so far?
Grace notes

Q: What is your favorite food?
Pepperoni pizza and mint chocolate chip ice cream

Parent Spotlight

Q: Regarding guitar, what are you most proud of your child accomplishing? 

He has really taken to the guitar and likes it.  He practices daily and does not complain about it.  He understands that guitar is something we do every day 

Q: What advice would you give a new parent to Suzuki guitar? 

Practice every day.  Make it part of your lives. Don't practice too late when they're just plain tired, either.  

Q: Why did you decide to give your child a musical upbringing?

Music makes people smart and it's beautiful.  People who can play an instrument are special and can always contribute to others by playing their instrument.   It also gives kids something that to feel proud and special about.  

Q: What is your favorite Suzuki piece?

Allegretto from book 2