Parent Education 101

This introductory course is for new and prospective Suzuki families everywhere! A key feature of the Suzuki Method is the active role that a parent (or home teacher) plays in their child's music education. This four-week orientation is designed to set families up for success by introducing the Suzuki philosophy, the role of the parent, how to practice successfully, and more. Join us!


Course Details

Instructor(s): Kristina Turner and Dr. Lisa Matsuda
Cost: $60/participant
Meets: Mondays at 7:30pm (4 sessions, schedule below)
Duration: 60 minutes
Participants: Parents, guardians, or other home teachers
Location: Online (Zoom)


Course Schedule

Monday, November 23 7:30pm — 8:30pm MST
Monday, November 30 7:30pm — 8:30pm MST
Monday, December 7 7:30pm — 8:30pm MST
Monday, December 14 7:30pm — 8:30pm MST

The Suzuki Program at Gifted Music School requires all parents/guardians of first-year Suzuki students to take this course. Please direct any questions or concerns to Suzuki Program Director, Stacy Smith, by emailing