* Returning students To Do list = purple. New student To Do list = orange AND purples.
Make sure you have read the DYV handbook and agree with a DYV policies. Questions? Email
firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at 313-451-1138.
Schedule an observation of a private lesson or group class. (optional). Our
concerts are always free and open to the public!
Submit an application.
Claim your lesson slot. If your application has been accepted, it’s time to choose your
Complete DYV registration form.
Attend an orientation meeting. Those joining in the Fall will attend an orientation
meeting with all families before lessons begin. If joining mid-year, you’ll schedule a 1-hour
orientation meeting with DYV administrator. This includes learning about the organization,
Suzuki method, Tuition rate overview, instrument rental / materials needed.
Rent an instrument or take yours in for a check up. Visit Bayberry Music 23430
Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 to receive DYV’s special rate of $15 per month. This
comes with a yearly set of new strings and check up. Alternative shops: Psarianos (Troy),
Wilson (Birmingham), Shar (Ann Arbor), Detroit Violin Co (Berkley). We do NOT recommend
renting from a guitar store or buying one on eBay. The time to buy is when the student
needs a full-size. When you’re child grows out of their instrument, it will be exchanged for a
- Suzuki Violin School Volume 1 w/CD (Revised Edition) $20
- Ages 7+ need I Can Read Music Volume 1 (Joann Martin) $14
What to bring to every lesson/group class
- instrument, music books, binder for notes unless you choose to use your phone or a
- For first-year & Pre-Twinklers: footchart