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Suzuki Program

The SIUE Suzuki Program bases its string instruction on the methods developed by Shinichi Suzuki in Japan in which a strong emphasis is placed on listening, imitation and parent involvement. Suzuki method's benefits include:

  • Love and understanding of music
  • Discipline
  • Boosted memory
  • Musicianship and sensitivity
  • Enhanced self-esteem

Private and group lessons in violin, viola, and cello, as well as several intermediate and advanced reading ensembles, are available at SIUE.