In reading various threads in V-com, it seems that there's quite a variety of order in choosing music. How do teachers choose what's next? Or how do you, as students, decide what to learn? Here's what my son, 14, has learned. It's clear he hasn't done many of the concertos mentioned. For instance, he's not learned the Bruch. However, at a recent recital, he spoke with a boy who performed the Bruch (my son performed the Vitali Chaccone) and this boy said he feels he's not ready for the Chaccone, so there's no clear order of difficulty, it appears. Here's a list of what my son's done. He was a Suzuki student until a year ago when he switched teachers and he went through all 10 books and then some extras.
Bach Concerto #1 (book 7)
Sonata in G Minor, Eccles (book 8)
Mozart Concerto #3 in G (between books 8 and 9)
Mozart Concerto in A Major (book 9)
Mozart Concerto in D Major (book 10)
Praeludium and Allergro, Kreisler
Vitali Chaccone (He began this over a year ago with his Suzuki teacher but stopped when he switched teachers and only recently performed it as he began to study it anew with his new, traditional teacher)
Themes and Variation, Corelli
Scene De Ballet, De Beroit
What concertos might be next for him based on what he's done?
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