We posted in March about Merit School of Music’s Suzuki-Alegre Strings Ensemble and their trip to Matsumoto for the 16th Suzuki Method World Convention.

From Pilsen to Matsumoto

Andrea Aguilera, 13, has played violin with Merit for seven years, and traveled with the group to Matsumoto.

The group blogged and tweeted their trip, and now you can relive it with their short film recap:

From Pilsen to Matsumoto from MeritMusic on Vimeo.

What a great reminder of something that makes the Suzuki method extraordinary: its power to cross cultural and geopolitical boundaries to bring together people who share the common bond of creating beautiful music.