Interested in the Suzuki Method but have no idea where to begin?
Our weekly introductory class for new families of 3 to 5 year olds are designed to answer your questions and give you a sample of lessons in the Suzuki method.
Both parent and child learn together. No experience necessary. Classes are limited based on enrollment.
In the beginning years of instruction, students are grouped in small groups of 2 -4 students. Depending on the program level of the student, each student will receive individual instruction during their group instrumental tutoring session; similar to a master class setting.
For example, in a beginning POD setting a beginner receives 5-8 minutes of individual instruction with the teacher perhaps working on a soft bow balance or a preview of a new piece.
Scheduled twice a month, intermediate students and above are grouped by grade level and meet with the teacher a second time during the week to work on musicianship skills such as aural training and the theory and history of western music. These theory classes are in preparation for the annual ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) exams.
Designed to help the younger player with the ability to read music. A pre-cursor to the Chamber Ensembles, these students range anywhere from violin and viola books 2-4 and ages 7-10. Alternates with Suzuki Group Repertoire Class. Included in yearly tuition.
Violin students in books 5+ and Viola students in books 3+ are enrolled in the Chamber Orchestra which explores other types of literature outside of the Suzuki Philosophy. Included in yearly tuition.