Introduction to Suzuki Recorder

How to teach a beginner recorder player:

  • play by ear and read music
  • produce a beautiful expressive tone
  • have excellent posture and hand position
  • develop ensemble skills
  • improvise
  • recognize the influence of parents / caregivers, and learn to harness that influence for student success
  • create a foundation for future independent learning

This material works in both individual lesson and class settings, with beginners as young as 3 years up to adults.

Fifteen hours of combined pedagogy discussion and lesson observations.


Introduction to Suzuki Recorder: $350


There is no preliminary audition to participate in Introduction to Suzuki Recorder.

If this taste of Suzuki pedagogy inspires you to want to learn more, there is an audition requirement for the Unit 1 Suzuki Recorder teacher’s class. Optional audition preparation assistance is included with this Introduction class. Audition details available on the SAA site here. 

Next Dates:

Six  Saturdays in May and June 2023, offered online via Zoom:

  • May 6, 13, June 3, 10, 17,  and 24.
  • 9:30 am – noon Mountain time zone (includes breaks)
  • Scheduling is flexible. We understand that participants may be signing in from different time zones.  We can make it work for you. Contact for scheduling requests and inquiries.