Vibrant Strings Music Tuition - Susan E. Lord

Creative music tuition: All ages: Violin, Piano, Cello, Viola, theory, music therapy, groups, community.

0403 804404



Vibrant Strings:  

  • Susan Lord has over 39 years of teaching experience in public and private schools and private practice. Susan uses Classical Traditional, Creative and Suzuki methods. 
  • Susan teaches excellent technical skill and sound quality on violin, piano, and cello/viola.
  • She offers a wide variety of styles and syllabi, including Traditional classical AMEB, Suzuki, Folk, and Celtic developing both individual performance and string ensembles including family groups.
  • Susan can cater to multiple levels and abilities. She specializes in teaching young children from three years up to adult. Diverse abilities and special needs are catered for using collaborative and 'Narrative Therapy' techniques to match each child, family and situation.
  • Theory, note-reading skills, and accompanying are offered.
  • Susan believes that people develop their sense of self through creative self expression. This is expanded and reinforced through the joy of playing music with others. She believes strongly in the healing power of music and its ability to facilitate personal growth and the development of the individual voice. An imaginative collaborative playful approach enables students to create their own very personal musical learning journey, within a supportive environment, strengthening confidence, sense of self and a valuable sense of community. Peer group interaction and family support  greatly enhance musical progress, personal awareness and connection which combats isolation and mental health issues. 
  • The intensity of playing music with others stimulates all parts of the brain, developing musical skills, general interpersonal awareness, sensitivity to others and self-confidence. 
  • Susan is a qualified narrative family therapist and registered nurse. She can offer individual, family and music therapy.

Contact Details

Susan Lord

0403 804404

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53 Chapman Street
North Melbourne
VIC 3051

Regions Serviced

Melbourne, Melbourne Inner, Melbourne North, Melbourne North West, Melbourne West

North Melbourne, Inner Melbourne, West Melbourne, Footscray, Brunswick, Ascot Vale , Essendon, Maribyrnong, Kensington, Flemington, Carlton, Fitzroy, Collingwood, Kew, Hawthorn, Clifton Hill, St. Kilda, South Melbourne, Yarraville, Richmond.

Teacher's Home, Teacher's Studio, Student's Home


Instruments and Subjects

Cello, Fiddle (Irish), Keyboard, Mandolin, Piano, Viola, Violin

Aural Training, Composition, Harmony, Improvisation, Music Therapy, Song Writing, Theory


Styles and Specialities

Classical, Contemporary, Folk, Irish, Jazz, Traditional

AMEB Exams, Adult Learning, Arranging, Composition, Ensemble work, Gifted Children, Improvisation, Percussion Group, Performances, Sight Reading, Special Needs Children, Suzuki Method, Technique

Accompanist, Specialist Accompanist


Lesson Format and School Activities

One-on-One Lessons, Group Lessons

Pre-Schooler Teaching, School Instrumental Teaching

Qualifications and Experience

B.Mus Melb.Uni; Masters of Narrative Therapy and community work-Melbourne Uni; Suzuki Music Teacher Training Japan & Melbourne; RN Div1


A little Japanese, some French.


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Last updated: 25-Nov-2019 10:44 AM