Try some of these tools and resources to help with effective note-taking during lessons and  ensuring that home practicing is dynamic and engaging for students.


ESPS Tools and Practice Resources

ESPS Lending Library

ESPS teachers maintain lending libraries with CDs, books, and even DVDs available for families to borrow. Arrange to borrow a book or a CD from your teacher for a little inspiration!

  • Books:
    • The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle
    • Mindset, by Carol Dweck
    • The Piano Book by Larry Fine
    • Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
    • My Thoughts on Piano Technique by Haruko Kataoka
    • Thoughts on Suzuki Piano School by Haruko Kataoka
    • Introducing Suzuki Piano, by Doris Koppleman
    • A Suzuki Parents’ Diary, or How I Survived my First 10,000 Twinkles, by Carroll Morris
    • The Suzuki Concept, Edited by Elizabeth Mills and Sister Therese Murphy
    • Helping Parents Practice:  Ideas for Making it Easier, by Ed Sprunger
    • To Learn with Love, by William and Constance Starr
    • Ability Development from Age Zero, by Shinichi Suzuki
    • Nurtured by Love, by Shinichi Suzuki
    • The Law of Ability and the “Mother Tongue Method” of Education, by Shinichi Suzuki
    • Where Love is Deep by Shinichi Suzuki

Other Suzuki Groups in Edmonton

Edmonton is lucky to benefit from a strong community of Suzuki partners. Visit these links for more information about their programs.



Utilize tools like these cute bumblebees to help at practice time!