The following is a list of links that I found helpful for our work as a Suzuki family, learning about music and child development in general.
- Ways of speaking positively with children in practice - 100 different ways of saying good job. (You can also see the original from which this is derived.)
- The Practice Shoppe - online store with all sorts of items for Suzuki families and teachers, dice, counters, bookmarks, gifts, etc. They have very efficient shipping to Canada also.
- Suzuki Violin Pieces in their Original Forms - a great resource for researching the Suzuki violin repertoire and its origins.
- Theory things - a massive resource of theory-related items from Dr. William Wieland at Northern State University. Highly recommended.
- Forest City Talent Education - Music school in London, ON. Our musical home-base in southern Ontario. An amazing program.
- Don Wright Faculty of Music at the University of Western Ontario - the music faculty of Western.
- Suzuki Association of the Amercas - this is the main credentialing and organizational body for Suzuki teaching in North, Central, and South America.
- Suzuki Association of Massachusetts - State group for Massachusetts
- Suzuki Association of Minnesota - State group for Minnesota
- Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association - Local Suzuki Association for our region of Minnesota
- Suzuki String School of Guelph - Suzuki String School of Guelph, ON
- Suzuki Association of Ontario - the provincial Suzuki association for Ontario.
- Royal Conservatory of Canada - pre-eminent Canadian conservatory of Music
- Suzuki Talent Education of Waterloo - Suzuki school in Waterloo, ON
- Etobicoke Suzuki Music - Suzuki school in Western suburbs of Toronto, ON
- Teach Suzuki - A great blog by Suzuki violin teacher Paula Bird.
- Suzuki Triangle - Another very insightful blog by Suzuki violin teacher Christine Goodner.
- The Plucky Violin Teacher - an in-depth prolific blog geared toward fellow Suzuki violin teachers.
- Music for Young Violinists - A very nice blog by Suzuki violin teacher Heather Figi from Eugene, Oregon. She also has some great music resources for young students. Twinkle variations, Perpetual motion variations, etc.
- Music in Practice - A blog by Sue Hunt. Not updated very frequently; but lots of resources to be found there.
- Solo to Symphony - a blog by Aber Suzuki Center parents. Not updated frequently any longer
- Bulletproof Musician - a great blog on achieving musical excellence through better practice by Dr. Noa Kageyama.
- Teach Suzuki Violin - This is a very active blog written by a Suzuki violin teacher.
- Get Banded - a band community sponsored by Jupiter music. Many articles are relevant to all young music students.
- Rethinking Genius - blog by Suzuki violin and viola instructor Danielle Gomez.
- The Musicians Way - some helpful content on practice and performance.
- The Well-Tempered Ear - classical music in and around Madison, WI and the world of classical music.
- Suzuki Skeptic - a skeptical look at the method and a musicological look at the Suzuki violin repertoire.
- Claire Allen, Violin - another prolific writer/violin teacher.
- The Ambassador - a newsletter publication of the Aber Suzuki Center at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
- Suzuki Fanfare - a publication of the Sato Center for Suzuki Studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
- Suzuki Association of Ontario Newsletter - the quarterly publication of the SAO
- The Soundpost - a wonderful shop in Toronto with another location in Ottawa. Always enjoyable to visit.
- Violin Atelier Schmidt - fine luthier in London, ON.
- John R. Waddle Violins - luthier and dealer in St. Paul, MN
- House of Note - string instrument dealer in St. Louis Park, MN
- Claire Givens Violins - string instrument dealer in Minneapolis
- John F. Reed Violins - excellent builder and restorer of instruments in Red Wing, MN. John is also a former Suzuki violin teacher. Highly recommended.