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Teachers' training 


STEAS is the only approved provider of Suzuki Teacher Training in Singapore.



The primary goal of Suzuki Teachers is to use music as the medium for nurturing and developing a child’s full potential and well-being. 



Our goal is help all children to discover the beauty of music while developing the life skills (i.e. listening skills, positive attitude) that will enhance all aspects of their lives.



The instruments currently taught are: Violin & Piano



Requirements of Applicants: 

  • Genuine interest in and affection for children.

  • A capacity to work successfully with children and their parents.

  • An ability to work with colleagues in a non-competitive environment.

  • An understanding for continued study and self-improvement.

  • A commitment to the country association and a willingness to be involved in association affairs


How to Become a Suzuki Teacher

  1. Look out for notice of training dates

  2. Submit your teacher training video audition 

  3. Join STEAS as an active teacher member.

  4. Take the When Love Is DEEP (WLID) Course which is an introduction to the Suzuki Philosophy and Method.

  5. Take each Book training course:

  • All Books 1, 2, and 3, etc. must be taken in order.

Note: Your training will be officially registered with STEAS

Preparation for Training 

All teacher training course participants are asked to prepare and memorize the repertoire to be studied to the point of fluent performance. Participants will need to perform Suzuki repertoire and some other materials in class. In addition, participants should be familiar with the ideas presented in Dr. Suzuki’s book Nurtured by Love.


Violin teachers should bring their own instruments. 


100% attendance is required for each course, and the Teacher Trainer has the option to include further assignments and other requirements for participants.

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