The Suzuki Method of Talent Education is based on Dr. Shinichi Suzuki's view that every child is born with ability, and that man is the son of his environment. According to Dr. Suzuki, a world-renowned violinist and teacher, the greatest joy an adult can know comes from developing a child's potential so he/she can express all that is harmonious and best in human beings. Students are taught using the "mother-tongue" approach. Suzuki Bass School materials include bass parts, piano accompaniments, and CDs on some items. Suzuki Method core materials available for piano, violin, viola, cello, string bass, flute, harp, guitar, and recorder.