Suzuki Strings Course Offerings

The Suzuki philosophy believes that every child can learn to play an instrument, just as they learn to speak their native language.

Suzuki Strings Course Offerings

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  • Pre Twinkle Violin

    Semester Tuition: $350

    Saturday 10:00 - 10:45 AM

    Tuesday 5:00 - 5:45 pm

    Ages: 4 & 5

    A wonderful addition to your private lessons, playing with other children in a game based repertoire will encourage students to practice.  This class will  focus on the violin position, bow hold, posture, pizzicato and rhythm patterns on open strings. Short practice sessions at home with a parent and daily listening to the Suzuki violin recordings are an integral part of this class. Parents are required to attend each class with their child and students must be enrolled in 20 or 30 minute  private lessons to attend this class.

  • Suzuki Violin Level I & II - Group Class

    Semester Tuition: $425

    Saturday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Tuesday 6:00 - 7:00 PM

    This class will cover all the Suzuki repertoire in book 1 and 2, reinforcing what is learned in the private lesson This class will focus on maintaining proper playing position, intonation and a steady tempo as a group. Music theory games will be incorporated into class to prepare students to read music. Parents are required to attend each class with their child. Students must be enrolled in private lessons to attend this class.

  • Suzuki Violin Level III-V Group Class

    Book III-V

    Semester Tuition: $425

    Thursday 6:00 - 7:00 PM

    This group class will cover the repertoire in Suzuki books three to five. This class will cover advanced techniques such as improved tone production, bow styling, and musicianship.  Ensemble music outside of the Suzuki books will be used to reinforce students’ sight reading skills. Students must be enrolled in private lessons to attend this class.

  • String Techniques

    Ages: 10 & up

    Semester Tuition: $425

    Saturday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    This class is perfect for students playing in a school or youth orchestra that would like to improve their sight reading, tone production, bow hold, playing position, and various advanced string techniques. THis class will also help students prepare for All state, and school auditions.  No private lesson required to take this class.

  • Chamber Ensemble

    Ages: 10 & up

    Semester Tuition: $425

    Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM

    Chamber ensembles are a wonderful way for students to play in a small group setting with a variety of instrumentations. Students will be paired with 3-5 students of similar playing ability and play classical and contemporary ensemble repertoire.  Students must have at least one year or playing experience to take this class.

     

    Please email suzukiprep@miami.edu  for audition details and times.

  • Cello Ensemble¬†

    Ages: 4 & up

    Coming soon! 

    This class provides students with the opportunity to play in a group setting with a focus on maintaining proper playing position, intonation and maintaining a steady tempo as a group. Music theory games will be incorporated into class to prepare students to read music. Students must be enrolled in private lessons to attend this class.

Contact Information

Aileen Robertson
Manager Suzuki Strings
Frost School of Music Preparatory Program
suzukiprep@miami.edu
305-284-3176