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PostHeaderIcon Practice Habits

You don't have to practice every day, only the on the days that you eat. These are the famous words of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki. To him, music helped him relate to the beauty within his world and become a more compassionate individual. I believe that practice is a key part of becoming a member of the music community we are trying to build. Every student should practice at least 20 minutes per day in the beginning. More serious students should spend more time preparing music. 

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PostHeaderIcon About the Suzuki Philosophy

Every Child Can Learn

More than fifty years ago, Japanese violinist Shinichi Suzuki realized the implications of the fact that children the world over learn to speak their native language with ease. He began to apply the basic principles of language acquisition to the learning of music, and called his method the mother-tongue approach. The ideas of parent responsibility, loving encouragement, constant repetition, etc., are some of the special features of the Suzuki approach.

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PostHeaderIcon Lesson Policies

Lessons of 30 or 45 minutes are recommended for beginning and intermediate students. Hour long lessons are only recommended for advanced students. Families may sign two students up for 30 minute lessons for the 60 minute rate. The 90 minute rate is for families wishing to have two students enrolled in 45 minute lessons. (Some families may choose to sign two young students up at the 45 minute rate.)

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