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Drew Robertson Music Studio

Studio Classes & Events


Violin Group Class Dates (Sundays Beginning at 3:30 PM)

  • Sunday, 2/24

  • Sunday, 3/3

  • Sunday, 3/10 (Daylight Savings!)

  • Sunday, 3/17 (St. Patrick’s Day)

  • Sunday, 3/24

  • Sunday, 3/31

  • Sunday, 4/7

  • Sunday, 4/14 (Palm Sunday)

  • Sunday, 4/21 - NO CLASSES (Easter)

  • Sunday, 4/28 - NO CLASSES

  • Sunday, 5/5 (Cinco de Mayo)

  • Sunday, 5/12 (Mothers’ Day)

  • Sunday, 5/19

  • Sunday, 5/26 (With guest artist Helen Hines)

Sunday Schedule:

  • Book 1a Group Class - Sundays from 3:30-4:00 PM

  • Book 1b Group Class - Sundays from 4:15-5:00 PM

  • Book 2 Group Class - Sundays from 5:15-6:00 PM

  • Viola Group Class - Tuesdays from 7:00-7:45 PM

  • High School Violin Class - Sundays from 7:30-8:30 (tentative)

Viola Group Class Dates (Tuesdays at 7:00 PM)

  • Tuesday, 2/19

  • Tuesday, 2/26

  • Tuesday, 3/5

  • Tuesday, 3/12

  • Tuesday, 3/19

  • Tuesday, 3/26

  • Tuesday, 4/2

  • Tuesday, 4/9

  • Tuesday, 4/16

  • Tuesday, 4/23 - NO CLASS

  • Tuesday, 4/30

  • Tuesday, 5/7

  • Tuesday, 5/14

  • Tuesday, 5/21

  • Tuesday, 5/28 - NO CLASS


Group Class Repertoire Levels:

Book 1A Group Class: This group class is for violinists working through the beginning of Suzuki Book 1. Students should be comfortable performing through Song of the Wind in private lessons before joining this group class. The Book 1A class will draw from the following pieces from Suzuki Book 1a: Twinkle, Lightly Row, Song of the Wind, Go Tell Aunt Rhody, O Come, Little Children, May Song, Long, Long Ago, & Allegro

Book 1B Group Class: This group class is for violinists working through all of Suzuki Book 1 but have not yet performed their Book 1 recital. Students should be comfortable performing through Perpetual Motion in private lessons before joining this group class. This group class will draw from all of the pieces in Suzuki Book 1 from Twinkle through Minuet 3.

Book 2 Group Class: This group class is for violinists working who have completed their Book 1 recital but have not yet performed their Book 2 recital. Students should be comfortable performing through Musette in private lessons before joining this group class. This group class will draw from all of the pieces in Suzuki Book 1 and focus primarily on the following pieces from Suzuki Book 2: Chorus, Musette, Hunters' Chorus, Long, Long ago (Book 2), Brahms Waltz, Handel Bouree, Hunters' Chorus (from Book 1), Two Grenadiers, Witches' Dance, Gossec Gavotte (from Book 1), Gavotte from Mignon

High School Group Class: This group class is for students in grades 9-12 who are capable readers at a Book 4+ level. This class will focus on technique, ensemble etudes, and performance pieces.

Viola Group Class: This group class is for violists in Books 1-4 who are comfortable performing past Song of the Wind in private lessons. This class will primarily draw on material and technique from Suzuki Books 1-2, and utilize supplemental repertoire and performance pieces.


Studio Term Calendar


Recommended Summer Festivals and Institutes

Suzuki Institutes (listed by distance from the studio)

  • Blue Ridge Suzuki Camp - June 17-22 - Orkney Springs, VA (98 miles) - Website

  • The Pennsylvania Suzuki Institute - July 22-28 - Harrisburg, PA (132 miles) - Website

  • North Carolina Suzuki Institute - July 8-13 - Greenville, NC (262 miles) - Website

  • Virginia Suzuki Institute - June 22-29 - Emory, VA (327 miles) - Website

  • Ithaca Suzuki Institute - June 24-July 6 - Ithaca, NY (344 miles) - Website

  • Hartt Suzuki Institute - August 6-10 - West Hartford, CT (375 miles) - Website