Maria's Violin & Viola Music  Teaching Philosophy

"Children are precious and represent our future. For this reason I believe that children should be encouraged in whatever they do. Therefore, it is with this same encouragement for their musical interest that I approach teaching the youth violin and viola.

"Children are people. They are smaller and less experienced than adults, but they are individuals and should be treated as such, and with respect. They often amaze us with how intelligent or talented they are. I try to guide and teach them using what ever technique might be the most appropriate. For some students, I might use the Roland method. For others I may use the Suzuki method. Or, I may opt to use another method. But I am simply trying to train them the very best way possible for them.

"A method is not the religion. What is most important is the child (or student), not the method. I will use the best of what method will help the child the most."

-Maria Peters 

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Maria's Violin & Viola Lessons

Maria Peters
Violin & Viola Teacher
Office: Room #11
Humanities Center
Augustana University
Sioux Falls
South Dakota
(Enter from S Grange Ave
across from W 30th St)

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