What makes the Dr. Suzuki’s ideas about music education so valuable is that he believed that the youngest child had the potential to play music in the same way that they learned to speak, and he believed that talent is a learned ability.
Dr. Shinichi Suzuki was a Japanese educator and musician who believed that all children could learn things well, especially if they had the right type of environment.
When Dr. Suzuki wrote his first volume of violin music for children in 1945, he included six folk songs, five pieces that he wrote himself, and songs by Bach, Schumann and Gossoc. Each song taught a new skill, and each skill built on the next. Sometimes the skill learned was helping a child prepare in advance for a much more difficult piece in a later book. The use of folk songs gave the children the joy of being able to