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Welcome to the Kids Korner for Denver Suzuki Strings students.
Blatter - Macy Graziano - Celeste Fithen - Noah Melisa Valdez
Youngest DSS Student
This section is devoted to our Book Oner's
NO Tack hands here!
See who is working hard to improve that mouse house!!!
|Dani McCurdy - Now on May Song!|
|Jordan Koplin - Won the youth Novice division this year at the CRMFC! Now studying Book 2 and more fiddle tunes!|
|Katherine Koplin - on Andantino and ready to start Etude SOON!|
|Dale McCurdy - On the Monkey Song!|
|Jenny Greenwald - Finished Book 1 - will officially graduate at the next DSS studio Recital!|
|Julia Greenwald - younger sister to Jenny & Jessica-doing great.... Ready to start perpetual motion-|
|Celeste Graziano - Just learned May Song!|
|Noah Fithen- 6 yr old, Starting Perpetual Motion|
|Macey Blatter - New to DSS but learning quickly! Starting Minuet 1 !|
|Melisa Valdez - Aarun's Student - Moving along quickly in Suzuki Violin, Fiddle AND Back Up Guitar!|
|Jessica Greenwald - Just started - is excited to be able to join her sisters,Jenny & Julia on the violin!|
|Blake Benson - New 3 year old!|
|Teddy Meyer - New 3 year old|
student's recently passed Gavotte Book 1 Graduation
or are presently working to pass it!
Let's keep an eye open for those making progress in the mouse house and posture category!
Danielle Valdez - Previous Youngest DSS Book 2 Student Ever!
Also Notice Her PERFECT POSTURE!
|Jordan Koplin - Winner 2005 Novice Division at the Colorado Rocky Mountain Fiddle Championships|
~ Denotes students who are on the last piece in Book 2
and/or are working on evaluations for graduation.
Shannon O'Neill Pictured above attended weiser for the first time after completing her second year at Suzuki Camp in Snow Mass
9 yr old One of the youngest Book 3 students in DSS. Plans to attend Weiser again this year.
1st place Small Fry - Certified - Colorado Rocky Mountain Fiddle Championships 2004 .
Rachel Jackman 11 yr old - Great Suzuki Student & Rockin Fiddler-Placed 8th in the freshman Division at the Texas State Championships in Hallettsville Texas 2005
Madiline Afshar ............Student at Denver School of the arts and now steady fiddler.Danielle Valdez - ( 10 yrs old) Working on evaluations!
Kaitlin Kenney - Avid fiddler and rock'in guitar player.Campus Middle school student where she participates in the school string program. Also in Irish Dance.
at his focus on progress. Became An Eagle Scout This year!
Catherine Deward- Current youngest book 4 student at 11 years old. Loves to fiddle!
Caitlyn Olde - Recently Graduated and Focusing on Fiddling and book 4 !
Abby Eurich Focusing on becoming an awesome fiddler! Starting Book 4 THIS year. Attending Halletsville!
Julia Buzan - JR JR State fiddle Champ! Placed 16th in nationals and 2nd in Jr jr. at the
Colorado Rocky Mountain Fiddle Championships 2003, 4th Junior 2004! Member of the Cherry Creek High School Orchestra.
Wonderfully talented and insightful. Hopes to go back to Texas for Halletsville this year.
Kellen O'Niell - Youngest Book 4 student! Starting the Bach Double.Attends Suzuki institute in Snow Mass each summer!
Winner of the Colorado Open - Junior Division! On her way to becoming an awesome fiddler.
Alex Eurich - awesome fiddler - nuff said...... !
Aarun Carter -DSS Apprentice - VERY into fiddling but studying Suzuki also.
Currently attending her third year at The Denver School of the Arts, last year was asked to serve
on the panel to Audition new students! Accomplished on guitar backup and is teaching beginner's!
Placed 16th in Nationals with a 10 point time penalty! 2002.. 14th 2005... carries a student load of 12 on fiddle and guitar.
Ricky Selman - Staff at DSS - Attending DU as a Suzuki pedagogy Major.
Placed 2nd in the CRMFC Young Adult Division!
- DSA student,Suzuki student and awesome fiddler!
Megan Slattery GRADUATED out of DSS - Attending Miami University at Ohio
Joyce Lee - GRADUATED out of DSS ...graduated 10th in her cherry creek high school class of almost 900!... Off to College!
Erin Beimford - starting her 2nd year at CU Boulder.
Cherry Creek High - Orchestra President! A Major player in the fiddle circuit! Graduates High School this year and moves OUT of DSS :-( Loves Benny Thomason,Terry Moris and all the great Texas Player's. Is Currently learning a tune a week and plans to attend Halletsville for the first time this year! Erin has been with me longer then most (10 years!) and I am truly pleased with her as a fiddler and a young woman. Let me tell ya, this is a hard one to let go of......
Erin Continues to be active in fiddling and COTFA... She jams and attends contests in Colorado as well as Idaho and Texas.
Megan Slattery Attending her 2nd year at The University of Miami at Ohio.
She "made the cut" at the Colorado Rocky Mountain Fiddle Championships 2004...placed 5th!
After starting violin at 11 years old she has shown great progress and is working to Graduate Book 4 before graduating from Kent Denver. Megan has diligently attended Weiser for many years and has become a fine fiddler. I am very proud of what she has accomplished. Megan also plans to "Go to Texas" for the first time, this year. She has also learned the guitar works at becoming good back up player. I am truly saddened to see her go.
Personal Note: I must say I am having a hard time letting these girls go...
High School Graduates 2005
of MANY years Joyce was a Cheery Creek High School student.
graduated 10th in her class of almost 900!... Off to College!
Very Artistic and a joy to teach.
Also student of mine for many years....How can I get along with out her!A one of a kind soul and genuine person.
Humble to a fault... Never the one to crave attention even when she deserves it!
Although I know they are off to a new journey I am not yet used to the idea of them leaving DSS.
Laura Stewart - GRADUATED out of DSS
of MANY years - Cherry Creek High - Orchestra member
LOVES TO FIDDLE !
Laura is attending BYU and was accepted into the Symphonic Orchestra!
Laura has been with me longer than any student I have taught... she has brought much fulfillment to my teaching life...
her and her family will always be with me in my heart! I will miss her sorely.
She is past Junior Colorado State Fiddle Champ - 2 years running!
has many 1st places under her belt
PLACED 8TH AT NATIONALS THIS YEAR!
Placed 9th in Hallettsville TEXAS 2003 Hallettsville TEXAS 2003
If there are any names accidentally left off these lists or incorrect postings PLEASE Let me know !
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