Definition of Suzuki in US English:



  • Relating to or denoting a method of teaching the violin, typically to very young children in large groups, developed by Shin'ichi Suzuki (1898–1998), Japanese educator and violin teacher.

    • ‘The Suzuki method also aims to promote social skills.’
    • ‘It was like being in my old Suzuki piano lessons all over again.’
    • ‘Now in its third year, the children will perform a range of pieces from classics to folk music, based on the world-renowned Suzuki repertoire.’
    • ‘A decade later, she decided to go into teaching the Suzuki method and gained a place on the staff at the private Wellington School in Ayr.’
    • ‘In the afternoons, she taught Suzuki violin to young children, and played in the community orchestra.’
    • ‘Useful for a school collection, Strings Alive would appeal to Suzuki teachers when reading in groups.’
    • ‘Marian studied under the Suzuki method of Violin for five years.’
    • ‘The Suzuki method of learning music brings some understanding as to what that proverb means.’
    • ‘The first volume of the modern Suzuki school of violin and cello education for young children ends, rightly, with Bach.’
    • ‘The concert will open with the youngest performers a Suzuki violin/cello group led by Brian Brown and Maeve McEvoy.’