Listen and Learn Violin
The Listen & Learn method of teaching musical
instruments is based on listening and playing what you hear.
It is like learning to speak; children listen and copy the
words and sounds that they hear around them every day. By
listening to the CD of their tunes, over and over, the sound
they want to produce becomes familiar to them and they copy
The method also says that parental involvement is very
important both in the lesson and at home when practicing. If
you learn along with your child, working and listening at
home becomes an enjoyable routine and less of a chore to be
done by the child alone.
Lessons are in two parts. The class meets to practice
routines and play exercises and tunes together. The class
also divides into smaller groups, each with a tutor, to
enable more individual attention and help to learn new work
In addition to the violin(s) of the correct size, (which can
be hired from us), you and your child will need the
following equipment to get the best out of our Suzuki
- The CD (cost $10)
- As time goes by your own copy of Book 1 of the
Suzuki Violin Method becomes essential.
- Something to write with, and a note book for your