Performances • May 27, 2021

Photos: Sprouts in the Park 2021

Thank you to all of the families that joined us for this capstone concert celebrating a unique and challenging year of musical learning. Featuring performances by Frontier Strings, String Sprouts teachers and Sprouts students – it was a concert to remember!...

Performances • June 15, 2020

Streamed Sprouts & the Symphony 2020 Photos

Due to ongoing gathering restrictions in place caused by COVID-19, the Sprouts in the Park and Sprouts & the Symphony 2020 events were transformed into one big giant virtual concert for all String Sprouts levels to play along at home...

Performances • June 13, 2019

Sprouts & the Symphony 2019

On Sunday, June 2, String Sprouts levels 1 & 5 took the stage with the Omaha Symphony for the sixth annual Sprouts & the Symphony concert at the Holland Performing Arts Center! Featuring hundreds of young violinists, violists, and cellists,...

Performances • June 5, 2019

Sprouts in the Park 2019 On one sunny morning in early June, String Sprouts levels 2, 3, and 4 & their families gathered with their teachers at Turner Park in Omaha for the first ever Sprouts in the Park concert! This performance gave students...

Practice Tool, Review, What to Practice • May 17, 2019


I love flashcards. One of the best tools a teacher has in our bag of tricks is creativity, and we like to take something and mold it to what our students need right now. I’ve done this on a weekly...

Caregiver Tip, Practice • May 10, 2019

Now > later?

There are days where we can all identify with Veruca Salts from Willy Wonka. We want what we want immediately. Instant gratification is just so…delightful. A friendly barista that quickly gets you a coffee, working out once and losing a...

Practice, Practice Tool • May 3, 2019


Today's simple thought: get outside and practice! When the weather is nice (and there aren't too many bugs) enjoy the sunshine and serenade the birds, bees, and neighbors! Use #SproutsPracticeZone to show us your favorite and fun practice spaces!

Caregiver Tip, Suzuki Method • April 26, 2019

Environment + music

One of the incredible phenomenons we experience in the music world is seeing a younger sibling grow and take to a musical instrument very quickly, maybe even faster than their older sibling did. It is due to many factors, but...

Caregiver Tip, Practice, Practice Tool • April 12, 2019

Keeping Routines Fresh

Sounds counterintuitive, right? I have had a few families in String Sprouts as well as my private studio mention that practice is happening, but the attention to details like tone and accuracy are hard to keep in focus, especially on...