Music festivals offer a great setting for parents and friends to hear their child’s accomplishments by a judge. Adjudicators compile positive comments explaining how the piece can be played. Students and parents have a specific day and time to play. Students are expected to play selections picked with your teacher. Participation in festivals is an option. Students participating enjoy the experience.
The Suzuki Institute was founded in the fall of 1989 by Joyce Mizer. Beginning with one student, the program has grown to an enrollment of in access of two hundred fifty with an international staff of eight. Joyce brought formal Suzuki instruction to Sarasota because she is passionate about music education, and believes as Dr Suzuki, music inspires community and learning. She believe that an exceptional music education should be available to any committed student, regardless of financial constraints.