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Size of violin 1/32

September 8, 2010 / Violin

is currently using a 1/32. Normally, I practise my violin 4/4 and she will take out her own violin…her size”, and that you have difficulty on her small violin because it’s not your size. You can talk about…for reply. I did mentioned to her,, this is baby violin for baby, and that’s mummy violin.. (4/4). I…Classic of 1/16. What do you think ? http://www.storiesformydaughter-reei… Read more

violin string names

September 15, 2011 / Violin

story to help your child remember the string names? For Thanks for the suggestion! Sometimes even… Hey—I even tell adults, “This… Read more


Violin Unit 4, Saturday, July 1 to Wednesday, July 5, , 2017

Violin Unit 4 with Doris Preucil at Chicago Suzuki Institute…


Violin Unit 8, Saturday, July 1 to Wednesday, July 5, , 2017

Violin Unit 8 with Nancy Jackson at Chicago Suzuki Institute…

Bringing violin overseas

April 17, 2011 / Violin

daughter. Please advise if possible to put her 1/16 violin in her check in bag and check in. I don…I can manage the carry on bag, my daughter and violin at the same by hand carry. otherwise, is there any…way, to practise violin without violin? We are departing from 1st June and back on June…8th. On June 1st and June 8th, we can practise violin but in between, 6 days, I dont want her to… Read more

1/32 toy violin to give away

March 15, 2011 / Violin

is broken, so I only have the 1/32 toy violin to give away. It comes with the case. I call…it toy violin coz’ I never really play with it, it does not…only for practising holding under the chin , like a box violin. I am based in Hong Kong. If you can provide… Read more


Bass,Cello,Guitar,Viola,Violin Workshop Student Event, Monday, August 7 to Friday, August 11, , 2017

Bass,Cello,Guitar,Viola,Violin Workshop Student Event at Japan Seattle Suzuki Institute…

Suzuki Book 1 Violin

April 1, 2016 / Book 1, Progress Rate, Slow Progress, Suzuki, Violin

seven-year old boy My son has been taking private violin lessons since he started kindergarten, and it has been over…more important to teach our children how to play the violin than to read music. Anyone can learn to read music…Not everyone can learn how to play the violin well. It is a necessary but separate skill that I…at this point. Focus on him being confident with his violin playing and the rest will fall into place. These are… Read more

Upgrade violin?

April 24, 2010 / Violin

was wondering if or when i should upgrade my childs violin. she is currently using a student level violin, and is…on book 4. Students respond to higher quality violins and it will enhance their learning and self expression. Also…a higher quality violin will be an investment. Here’s info. on making your…violin purchase: I’ll have bow… Read more

Rules about box violin???

April 27, 2016 / Box Violin, Pre-Instrument

ask the Suzuki forum about having rules with a box violin. I just gave my 2 year old nephew a box…violin for his birthday. He lives in the same house as…I do and has become very interested in my violin. The smallest violin I own is an 1/8th size…I would just spend $10 and get a little box violin for him for his birthday. Anyway, I was just wondering… Read more

ECC and Violin Book 1 in Hattiesburg

March 28, 2016 / Book 1, ECC, Violin

Hello! For the first time ever, the ECC class and Violin Book 1 class will be offered in Hattiesburg, MS this… Thanks, Daniela Pardo Daniela Pardo, viola and violin William Carey Suzuki Institute Hattiesburg, MS… Read more

Violin Fingerboard Workbooks

July 4, 2011 / Board, Books, Violin

students’ needs. I’ve been using workbooks effectively with my violin students for over 20 years. The workbooks drill:—note reading…will post details when I have them. One of my Violin Moms has all three of her children studying with me…the kids would really learn to read music and the violin as well as your workbook series—even at 6 yrs…old!” link Diane Videos of student violin recitals and violin tutorials. I have head that several suzuki… Read more

Violin fingerboard notes

May 23, 2011 / Board, Violin

Does anyone have a recommendation for making sense of the violin notes? I’m noticing my students getting confused and not…violinviolinviolinRead more

The Suzuki Pathway: Suzuki Violin Books 1-10

January 7, 2012 / Books, Violin

for 2011, and I discussed my perspective of the Suzuki Violin books 1-10 pathway. I welcome comments from other teachers… Read more

Chair's Column

Chair's Column

May 1, 2017 / Chairs Message, Column, Suzuki Philosophy, David Strom

music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart would move a young Japanese violin teacher in pre-World War II Japan to write, “It… Read more


Violin Unit 8, Friday, July 21 to Tuesday, July 25, , 2017

Violin Unit 8 with Cathryn Lee at Greater Austin Suzuki Institute…Violin Unit 8 Registration Fees $465* Early Bird (by 3/1… Read more


Violin Unit 9-10, Wednesday, July 26 to Sunday, July 30, , 2017

Violin Unit 9-10 with Cathryn Lee at Greater Austin Suzuki…Institute. Violin Unit 9-10 Registration Fees $465* Early Bird (by 3… Read more

Suzuki violin playdate

December 1, 2010 / Violin

In an attempt to develop the interest on violin, I am arranging playdate for my 27 month old daughter…is 6 years old who has just started to learn violin. My daughter adores older kids, she likes to imitate older…how to organise a playdate,, or informal group lesson for violin? Oops, missed this post…with DD and her toys. We ask them to play violin only for maybe five minutes, then we let them get… Read more

Squeezing / Creeping Violin Thumb

October 10, 2011 / Violin

So, suddenly all my students have the issue where the violin thumb squeezes or creeps up and over the fingerboard or…I’ve been able to correct with touch-and-drops (violin arm drops to make sure it’s the head holding…up the violin); cotton balls for mousehole and soft touch; pennies when they…ideas? Cornflake game: Place a corn flake between thumb and violin and play twinkle. If the corn flake hasn’t dropped… Read more

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