All children have acquired a vast vocabulary in their mother-tongue language before they are able to read or write by way of listening, modeling and imitating.
Shin’chi Suzuki believed music could be taught using the same processes. Suzuki believed that children do not progress at the same rate or reach the same level of achievement, nor did he believe that children are ‘born with talent. Rather, he believed that each child can reach his/her own potential through hard work.
We believe that learning — whether language, ABC’s or music, should begin as early as possible and should be full of fun, excitement and exploration. Hence, children of all ages, Kindergarten through 6th grade, are involved in the NMIS Suzuki Violin program.