Suzuki Ireland

″The only worry for parents should be to bring up their children as noble human beings. That is sufficient. Your child plays very well. We must try to make him splendid in mind and heart also.″ - Shin'ichi Suzuki


Our Recent News:

Stella O'Connor

It is with great sadness that we bring you the news of the passing of our dear friend and colleague Stella O'Connor. Stella passed away peacefully on Thursday 23rd June surrounded by her loving children Jenny, Lynda, Karen, and Brendan. As well as being a devoted teacher Stella was an adoring grandmother to Zack, Cleo, Daisy, Lily and Holly. Students and teachers all over Ireland and abroad will remember Stella as a bright, vivacious, and vibrant lady. She played an integral role in the SEII over the years and we would not be strong community we are without her support and involvement. We [ more ]

Graduation Ceremony: March 13th, Dublin 2016

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Congratulations to all our participants for their continued hard work in their Suzuki performance. The Graduation Ceremony will take place in the Astra Hall, The Student Services Building in UCD, Belfied, Dublin.   Suzuki Graduations Dublin 2015 Astra Hall, UCD Student Services Building, Belfield, Dublin For a smooth and enjoyable day, we would ask each group to check their arrival time and please be punctual.  Call back time is indicated to help plan your day/lunches etc. Rehearsals for groups will be approximately 30 mins. Violin Twinkles and Level 1 may be [ more ]

Graduation Recordings

The February 1st deadline for recording your graduation piece is now looming! Here are some tips to get you on your way. (see National Graduation Tab for information about Suzuki Graduations) Preparing for your 1st recording Actively listen to the graduation piece you need to record Listen for notes/tuning, rhythm, articulation, dynamics and phrasing Practice through the piece without the CD first, checking that you can play all the sections comfortably. Play with the listening CD  Play with the accompaniment CD (Violin/Viola/Cello) Recording Test the balance before [ more ]