Shinichi Suzuki

The Suzuki Experienece

From one Suzuki parent to another


Repetitions on autopilot!

The last thing we think of in practice is to 'go on autopilot.' But this works.

Alan Duncan

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Today I want to share a new discovery about putting repetitions on autopilot. No, not the mindless wash-rinse-spin-repeat sort of repetition, but a way of polishing a bracketed section of a piece to build evenness and velocity. The example I'll give is relevant to the violin repertoire but the practice technique is broadly applicable.

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