It’s interesting that in the New Year most people decide to really do what they meant to do before. So, it is not really something “new”, but rather a renewed effort to do what one already “knows” is the best thing to do.
The beginning of the school year is a very special time for children. There is a sense of excitement and readiness for learning in the air. So, it is the parents and teachers responsibility toprovide the best possible environment that preserves this readiness, nurtures awareness and supports optimum learning. When we give children our full […]
Reprinted from Piano Basics Newsletter Vol. 16 #1 Jan/Feb 2011 Ever imagined having a whole new studio created out of what you have learned? The key is connecting your previous studio to your present work, and with the help of technology it is possible to span space and time. I left Atlanta to move […]
Dr. Suzuki was a big proponent of using technology to provide the best environment for students. He formally began his Talent Education School after World War II in the small farming community of Matsumoto. Students listened to recordings of great artists. As early as the graduation concert in 1953, Dr. Suzuki was listening to tapes […]
All of us are working on the process of lessons, such as how to arrive with calmness. When I say all of us, I mean myself, the parents that are new to the studio, and the returning parents as well. So, we are really always working on the most important points. To help your child […]
In August, I usually ask parents to prepare for the new school year by getting organized: ordering books, playing discs, setting routines in place, and establishing good habits. These processes are both important and necessary to provide a good environment for the child. However, with all of these extra things to do, along with taking […]