Let’s Chat

Its not always easy to be a Suzuki parent, especially when distance-learning. So I have set up free parent-chat sessions by webcam.┬áIn these sessions, you can talk to me for free, outside of lesson time and without your child around…

the new “Parents Area” of my website

Every parent enjoys watching their child progress in learning a musical instrument and wants their child to enjoy playing music. However, it is rare for a child to be self-motivated enough to create this progress and enjoyment by themself. At times, children need their parents to …

Starting Music Reading with Children

Starting Music Reading with Children

When my young students start learning to read music it usually becomes their favourite part of the lesson. Initially they learn rhythm reading using animal names like “dog” and “birdie” from the wonderful book “The Rhythm Train” by Dana DeKalb. The children LOVE using this book so much that we use it as a fun break activity during lessons. Each rhythmic unit has a character name and a cute picture…