…Just The Days That You Eat.” Shin’ichi Suzuki
Shin’ichi Suzuki is the guy who developed the Suzuki Method of learning for (originally) violinists and pianists. Now there are some great things about the Suzuki Method (e.g. their advanced use of mental representations for beginner students) and some things that aren’t so great (read virtuoso Mark O’Conner’s blog for his thoughts on playing rigidity inherent in Suzuki’s teaching). Those are topics for another day.
Let’s talk about the quote itself. [Read more…]