I find it interesting that one of the most common sayings among Suzuki teachers is “Suzuki training is parent training.” Lately I’ve been thinking about this in a slightly different way, in a perhaps more practical way. Emotional and psychological approaches are important for parents and teachers in order to know what works bests for
Each student pays for 33 private lessons and 2-3 groups per month, per school year. However, 35 lessons are scheduled per school year. If both teacher and student are present for the full 35 private lessons offered, no extra tuition will be charged. Because of this, there are NO make-up lessons of any kind for
Performance is at the heart of being a musician. It is the culmination of months and even years of hard, committed, and loving work. Music students learn that generosity comes in many forms and venues. In sharing their hearts with others, they also learn how to preserve, no matter what the external circumstances. Being vulnerable
In the Suzuki Approach, the role of the parent is very important. Parents practice with their children at home, attend all private and group lessons, and take notes for a clear understanding of the practice points for the week. Videoing the lesson is recommended.
Attending weekly private lessons, attending group classes and consistency of daily practice are essential for achievement to occur. Each piece of the puzzle is essential to the well-rounded success of the student’s musical education. Please remember, communication is the key, if your child will be absent or tardy to their lesson or a group, please