“Teaching music is not my main purpose. I want to make good citizens. If children hear fine music from the day of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline and endurance. They get a beautiful heart.” –Shinichi Suzuki

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Monica Lima

I’m a cellist, passionate about early childhood music education and the benefits of music to the development of the whole child.

I grew up in Brazil in a very musical family and have been playing music since I was nine years old. I have a special interest in traveling and have lived in different countries to further my studies.

In Spain, I had the opportunity to study at the Irun Music Conservatorium with a great teacher, Iñaki Etxepare, who taught me not just the cello technique but how important is our role as cello teachers for the young generations.

Since then, I have dedicated my life to teaching and have taken continuous training by the Suzuki Method in the United Kingdom, United States, Brazil, Peru and Australia.

Also, I have training in Kindermusik and used this early childhood music program in my teaching as well as many years experience alongside early childhood music mentor, Maria Elena Gallicchio, in Brazil.

I love to play and perform, and I’m a cellist at the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

In my Suzuki Studio, I help families empower their children through music education to enrich their lives, develop their full potencial and become sensitive human beings with a noble heart.

 

 

Member of Suzuki Association of the Americas, The Suzuki Talent Education Association of Australia (NSW) and The Music Teachers’ Association of NSW

“Teaching music is not my main purpose. I want to make good citizens. If children hear fine music from the day of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline and endurance. They get a beautiful heart.” Shinichi Suzuki

In my Suzuki Studio, I help families empower their children through music education to enrich their lives, develop their full potencial and become sensitive human beings with a noble heart.

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