This month, CCM recognizes Simon Lee as the March 2017 Student of the Month. Simon is 9 years old and studies with Alexandra at our Santa Clara Location. We are proud of Simon's progress since he started at CCM a little over two years ago and there are no signs of slowing down! Don't miss the short interview with Simon's father, Xavier below. Congratulations Simon!
Q: How old are you?
A: 9 years old
Q: How long have you been studying guitar?
A: 2.5 years
Q: Who is your teacher?
A: Teacher Alexandra
Q: What advice would you give to a beginning guitar student?
A: Listen to your teacher
Q: What piece are you looking forward to playing?
Q: What is your favorite thing about playing guitar?
A: Making music
Q: What is your favorite food?
Q: What do you want to be when you grow up?
A: Movie director
Q: What is your proudest guitar moment?
A: Playing for my grandparents
Q: What is your favorite scale?
Q: Who is your favorite Star Wars character?
Parent Spotlight - Xavier Lee
Q: Regarding guitar, what are you most proud of your child accomplishing?
A: Persevering through the challenges and getting over the humps
Q: What advice would you give a new parent to Suzuki guitar?
A: Make a habit of practice and have patience (not saying it's easy)
Q: Why did you decide to give your child a musical upbringing?
A: I wanted him to learn to play an instrument and create beautiful music
Q: Have you noticed a difference in your child's confidence level since starting guitar lessons?
A: Yes, The recitals help, and he's performed at school functions
Q: What is your favorite Suzuki piece?
A: So far, Waltz by Calatayud in book 2
Q: Which piece are you looking forward to?
A: Waltz by Paganini in book 3