TENETS OF THE SUZUKI PHILOSOPHY
“Where love is deep, much will be accomplished.”
Providing a nurturing learning environment both at home and in the lesson.
Anyone can learn
“Musical ability is not an inborn talent but an ability which can be developed.”
Listening to music often and going to concerts and performances. Imitating great artists will help develop creativity and skill.
Play First, Then Read
Focus on learning to play the instrument and develop ear training skills and musical skills before reading music.
Parents learn to play the instrument, too, in order to help their children and to motivate their children to learn. Learning by imitation.
Character First, Then Ability
“Teaching music is not my main purpose, I want to make good citizens” Focus not on making great musicians but just great people.