Suzuki@Arts+ Resources

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Spring 2020 Suzuki Calendar

Helpful Basics

Suzuki and Practicing Books

  • Beyond the Music Lesson: Habits of Successful Suzuki Families – Christine Goodner
  • Nurtured by Love - Shinichi Suzuki
  • Helping Parents Practice - Edmund Sprunger 
  • Teaching from the Balance Point - Edward Kreitman
  • The Practice Revolution - Philip Johnston
  • Time To Practice: A Companion For Parents - Carrie Reuning-Hummel

Practice Ideas and Games


Useful Blogs, Websites and Podcasts

Suzuki Triangle Blog – by Christine Goodner - Many articles on the parent’s perspective for working with Suzuki students of all ages. Christine is a former Suzuki student, turned Suzuki teacher and then Suzuki parent and speaks well about what she has learned from all sides of the Suzuki triangle.

Teach Suzuki Podcast - by Paula E. Bird - Fantastic podcast by Paula E. Bird, veteran Suzuki Violin Teacher - the early episodes cover the basics of Suzuki philosophy and the components that create a great experience for your child - and for you! 

Teach Suzuki Blog - by Paula E. Bird  - A great blog with excellent articles and tips from a veteran Suzuki Violin Teacher. 

Building Noble Hearts - Podcast from the Suzuki Association of the Americas

The Suzuki Experience - Blog of a Suzuki parent's thoughts and chronicles of a Suzuki triangle in action. It has an excellent resource page.  

Music for Young Violinists - Suzuki violin teacher Heather Figi's blog with several great resources for students. 

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