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
Hello all you wonderful Suzuki Families! This is a reminder of the upcoming solo recital we have this week end. I am happy to announce the logistics for the end of the year solo recital: When: Sunday, May 21, 2pm Where: Trinity Methodist Church 3200 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205 Wear: Sunday best Tuning: Please arrive
Violin, bow, case: of appropriate size and quality Wait for first lesson, so Martha can measure student Books to own: Nurtured By Love, Shinichi Suzuki or Ability from Age Zero, Shinichi Suzuki Recommended reading: Teaching from the Balance Point, Ed Kreitman Time to Practice, A Companion for Parents, Carrie Reuning-Hummel Necessary materials: Suzuki Violin Book
“Our worst fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous?” Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of
Kreisler Seitz Albinoni Chopin (mostly piano) Saint Sean Sarasate Ravel Debussy Then of course there are symphonies, string quartets, chamber music, and all other instruments. It’s a good formula to have about 60% of the special listening be written for violin or strings. Please add to this list for me, and I will see it