Suzuki Violin Lessons- Reston, Virginia

Welcome to the Davenport Suzuki Violin School!

Eric DavenportThe Davenport Suzuki Violin School in Northern Virginia, is located in Reston, Virginia, near the North Point Village Center. Easy access from the surrounding areas of Ashburn, Fairfax, Great Falls, Herndon, and Vienna.

Eric Davenport teaches violin lessons using the Suzuki Method for students of all ages.

There is no better way to start violin lessons than with the Suzuki method.

It is a method for any child, not just the talented.

It is suitable for very young children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years old. The young child has a special readiness for acquiring skills necessary to play the violin.

Eric’s studio is dedicated to creating fine violinists of all ages, 2 1/2 to adult.

Shinichi Suzuki says, “I have pledged that from today on I will not be satisfied until I make every one of my students a fine violinist.”

On this page you will find links to:

Information to guide you

Videos to watch Eric teach violin lessons

Blog with items of interest on child development, music education, and all things Suzuki

For students looking for ways to afford violin lessons, violin scholarships are available through SAGWA: click here.

Call 703-282-8837 or email at

for more information about the Suzuki method or about our studio.

PreTwinkle lesson

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Start under the age of 5 for the best results!

Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

Children will enjoy and benefit from a complete Suzuki experience.

What is the Suzuki Method?

What is the Suzuki Method?

Read about this revolutionary method to learn to play a musical instrument!

Recent Blog Posts

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Kids don’t like to be ordered around: what to do about it.

I can’t speak for you, but many adults don’t like to be ordered around either. If you try to look at the world from a child’s point of view, you find they are ordered around all day long—most of it for good reason. We have to keep them safe and healthy, teach them life skills […]

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It’s easy to raise musical kids!

Raising Musical Kids: A Guide for Parents, Robert Cutietta Cutietta believes that NOW is a time when it’s easier to raise musical kids than ever before. He talks about “the challenges, joys and importance of getting the best possible music education for children.” From the many ideas in his book, two stand out: listening to good […]

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A Process for Practice

Musicians and teachers are keenly aware of the importance of practice without which the best intentioned student or parent will see little progress.  In her book,  Rosindust, Cornelia Watkins begins by reporting a conversation with a frustrated student about her practice. When Watkins asked the student what she thinks about while she practices, the student responded, […]

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