At Westminster Suzuki Strings our first goal is to instill in our students excellent character; so they will become productive members of society who grow into people with beautiful hearts.Our second goal is excellence in musicianship and proficiency on string instruments.
We believe that all children can learn to play a string instrument regardless of previous education, backgrounds, financial situations and learning disabilities.
We welcome all that are committed to the Suzuki Philosophy, our studio, and educating the whole child.
Families should expect to work hard, be supportive and expect great things because the Suzuki Method will change your life.
Dr. Suzuki said that one day music would save the world. What he meant was through music lessons we would teach our children how to be compassionate, respectful, sensitive and productive. If all children were raised this way, our society would be filled with incredible human beings! We would see less of the major issues we face today. Our Children will pass the same values to their children and the cycle will continue. We believe that this is such an important thing that character training is a corner stone of our studio philosophy.
As a Suzuki teacher I have dedicated my life and my time to working with children; to teach them excellence in character and musicianship. I know that I demand a lot. This is because I know that children are capable of a lot. I know that I ask for a huge commitment. But what parent would not be committed to raising their children to become trustworthy, respectful, responsible, caring, beautiful citizens?
Our motto is “Planting the Seed of Ability." I choose this because we know that talent is not something children are born with. Children have the ability to become successful. I also feel that with the life skills and character education provided; I plant the seed of ability in each and every child. That is, the ability to be successful in everything that they do and to be successful regardless of where life takes them.
Lots of Love,
Glenda Gail Walsh, Director
It is necessary to be concerned about the importance of educating a really beautiful Human spirit." ~ Shinichi Suzuki