Meaning of Suzuki in English:


Pronunciation /sʊˈzuːki/


as modifier
  • Denoting a method of teaching the violin, typically to very young children in large groups, developed by Shin'ichi Suzuki (1898–1998), Japanese educationalist and violin teacher.

    ‘Marian studied under the Suzuki method of Violin for five years.’
    • ‘The Suzuki method also aims to promote social skills.’
    • ‘The Suzuki method of learning music brings some understanding as to what that proverb means.’
    • ‘The concert will open with the youngest performers a Suzuki violin/cello group led by Brian Brown and Maeve McEvoy.’
    • ‘In the afternoons, she taught Suzuki violin to young children, and played in the community orchestra.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Useful for a school collection, Strings Alive would appeal to Suzuki teachers when reading in groups.’
    • ‘The first volume of the modern Suzuki school of violin and cello education for young children ends, rightly, with Bach.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It was like being in my old Suzuki piano lessons all over again.’