Suzuki Method Video for New Parents

Virginia Thompson said: Aug 22, 2011
Virginia ThompsonViolin, Guitar, Piano, Cello, Viola
Saint Petersburg, FL
17 posts

Does anyone know of a website or link to go to so that my new students may learn more about the Suzuki Method and what we are all about. I have a 12 minute VHS but no CD. I’d like to keep it short and sweet since people are always so busy. If they could view it online that would be great. Please let me know if you know of any such link or DVD that I could purchase that isn’t too long.
Thank you,
V

Virginia Thompson
www.thompsonsmusic.com
727.576.0166

Diane said: Aug 23, 2011
Diane AllenViolin
245 posts

I have a few items on my blog:
http://myviolinvideos.com/blog.phpThere is a series of articles called Environment for Learning a Musical Instrument and a video on Being the Parent of a Music Student which is pretty fun and serious at the same time!

Smiles! Diane

Diane
http://www.myviolinvideos.com
Videos of student violin recitals and violin tutorials.

Virginia Thompson said: Aug 23, 2011
Virginia ThompsonViolin, Guitar, Piano, Cello, Viola
Saint Petersburg, FL
17 posts

thank you for the wonderful and cute video. However, I would like a video of the Suzuki Method.

Virginia Thompson
www.thompsonsmusic.com
727.576.0166

Jennifer Visick said: Aug 23, 2011
Jennifer VisickForum Moderator
Suzuki Association Member
Viola, Suzuki in the Schools, Violin
998 posts

Virginia, what is the 12 minute VHS that you have? Is it an official SAA product? Where did you get it? The “Nurtured by Love” Documentary is available in DVD format from the “store” portion of this website, but it’s a lot longer than 12 minutes! Perhaps you could show parts of that DVD to your studio parents, little by little at each lesson over a period of several months.

Paula Bird said: Aug 23, 2011
 
Suzuki Association Member
Violin, Piano, Viola
Wimberley, TX
386 posts

I smell a “popcorn play in!” The kids play and parents have popcorn and watch DVD in the next room. Popcorn figures prominently during all parts of the event!

Paula E. Bird
TX State University
Wildflower Suzuki Studio
http://teachsuzuki.blogspot.com (blog)
http://teachsuzuki.com (podcast)

Virginia Thompson said: Sep 12, 2011
Virginia ThompsonViolin, Guitar, Piano, Cello, Viola
Saint Petersburg, FL
17 posts

The twelve minute video is an official Suzuki video. I purchased it from the association many years ago. I love it. It’s short and sweet. I also have the 45 minute version but would like a DVD in shorter version.

Virginia Thompson
www.thompsonsmusic.com
727.576.0166

Tracy Thielen said: Sep 13, 2011
 1 posts

I am looking for the same kind of video, I think. I just found one on youtube you might want to look at. Search for “What is the Suzuki Violin Method”. 5 minutes

Barb said: Sep 13, 2011
Barb Ennis
Suzuki Association Member
Cello
678 posts

I like this one even better!
A Friend for Life

Barb
Music Teachers Helper—for individual teachers
Studio Helper—for entire music studios or schools

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