SUZUKI STUDENT

All Suzuki Students receive both a private lesson and a group class each week.

Private Lessons
Private lessons are held on a weekly basis with a Suzuki Royal Oak instructor. Lessons can be 30, 45 or 60 minutes in length. Lessons are taught either at the school or in the instructor’s home. The instructor schedules private lessons with the parent.

Group Class
All Suzuki Students receive a 45-minute group class held on a weekly basis. Group classes are formed based on instrument and piece level. The focus of all group classes is review of the Suzuki repertoire at the appropriate level. Group Class Schedule

Elective Classes
Elective classes may be selected in addition to group class. Music Theory is for cello, classical guitar, piano, violin and viola students in late Book 1 and above. Classes will be held without instruments and will work on music theory fundamentals. The class will meet once a week for 45 minutes.

  • Music Theory 1 – Topics include note reading (treble and bass clef), rhythm, music calligraphy, sight singing, ear training and beginning composition.
  • Music Theory 2 – Topics include note reading (treble and bass clef), complex rhythms, advanced music calligraphy, ear training and intermediate composition. Students completing both levels of music theory will be eligible to play in Suzuki Strings or Chamber Music.
  • Suzuki Strings 1 – For violin, viola and cello students who have completed Music Theory Levels 1 and 2. They will meet once a week for 45 minutes and will perform at the Holiday Concert and Spring Fest.
  • Suzuki Strings 2 – For violin, viola and cello students who have played for at least one year in Suzuki Strings. They will meet once a week for 45 minutes and will perform at the Holiday Concert and Spring Fest.
  • Chamber Music is for cello, classical guitar, piano, violin and viola students in middle school and high school. Chamber music groups are comprised of four or more students. Students will be grouped by ability and schedule preferences. They will meet with a coach one hour per week and will perform at the fall and spring recitals and various venues throughout the community.

 

ADVANCED/ADULT STUDENT

Students that are beyond the Suzuki books or are in high school may opt for this category and will not be required to participate in group class. Mr. Mutter must give permission before you register.

Private Lessons
Private lessons are held on a weekly basis with a Suzuki Royal Oak instructor. Lessons can be 30, 45 or 60 minutes in length. Lessons are taught either at the school or in the instructor’s home. The instructor schedules private lessons.

Elective Classes
Elective classes may be selected in addition to private lessons.

  • Music Theory – see description above
  • Suzuki Strings – see description above
  • Chamber Music – see description above

 

NON-PRIVATE STUDENT

Students studying with a teacher outside of Suzuki Royal Oak have the opportunity to enroll in group and/or elective classes through Suzuki Royal Oak.

Group Class
Group Class – see description above

Elective Classes

  • Music Theory – see description above
  • Suzuki Strings – see description above
  • Chamber Music – see description above

 

CATEGORIES OF STUDY:

  • SUZUKI STUDENT
  • ADVANCED/ADULT STUDENT
  • NON-PRIVATE STUDENT