Piano Studio of Diane Densmore

Enrolling your child as a student

Please take some time to make a decision regarding enrolling. If Suzuki method is new to you, it is expected that you will take some time to learn more about Suzuki method by observing lessons in the studio, visiting the Suzuki Association website, and talking with other Suzuki parents. 

Getting Started

The following steps must be completed prior to enrolling:

___  Visit the studio with your child and meet the teacher

___  Observe lessons of at least two students 

___  Attend a Parent Orientation Session (1 hour, parents only)

___  Purchase the Suzuki Piano Volume 1 CD by Haruko Kataoka

___  Complete a registration form

___  Make your first tuition payment 

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The following steps must be completed before your child can receive individual instruction at the piano:

___  Begin listening to the Suzuki Piano Volume 1 CD

___  Have your piano tuned and any necessary repairs made

___  Purchase Suzuki Piano Book, Volume 1 (book only, not with CD)

___  Purchase adjustable bench or chair

___  Purchase adjustable footstool


Also recommended:

___  Read "Nurtured by Love” by Shinichi Suzuki

___  Attend a studio recital


Additional recommended reading:

10 Things You Should Do BEFORE Your Child Begins Piano Lessons

A Few Truths Parents Must Understand When Their Child Begins Playing a Musical Instrument

What Makes a Great Music Teacher?


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