"A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?" - Albert Einstein
It is my aim, my destination in life to make the cello as beloved an instrument as the violin and piano. - Mstislav Rostropovich
Emilie is an enthusiastic young violin teacher who herself studied under the Suzuki Method, graduating level 12 in 2014. She studied Graphic Design at University, graduating in 2018 with Honours. She has since undertaken study in violin teaching, and will be gaining her Certificate III in Suzuki Talent Education (Violin) at the 2019 Suzuki Graduation Concert.
Grace is a piano and violin teacher with 20 years of teaching experience both privately and at music schools. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of New England and both Licentiate and Associate Diplomas in piano. Her teachers have included Nada Brissenden, Yasuki Nakamura, Susanne Powell, and Jerard Heffernan.
Riri (pronounced "Lili") Matsuyama , is a product of the advanced Suzuki Method and has completed the entire repertoire, including the Japanese extensions of the Suzuki Method, for Violin. She has been studying violin since she was aged 4.
Lili has come to Australia to experience teaching violin using the Suzuki Method, in English, so as to reach more students from more backgrounds than is possible in Japanese alone.