Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute Inc.

ONLINE | Student Institute Aug. 8–13 | Teacher Development Aug. 6–15, 2021

Teacher Development in Cello & Bass

Bass Unit 5

Sunday Aug. 8 to Friday Aug. 13, 2021
with Virginia Dixon (IL)
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Discussion of teaching points and development of technique and musicianship through Book 5 Suzuki Bass School.
  • SAA active membership
  • Every Child Can! course
  • Approved Intermediate or Comprehensive video audition through the SAA
  • Units 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 must be taken and registered in order
A discounted Audition Fee applies if audition is submitted before June 14. If submitted within 8 weeks of the course start date, the regular audition fee will apply. Go to for more information on how to audition.

Required Course Preparation:
All teacher training participants are asked to prepare and memorize the repertoire to be studied to the point of fluent performance. Additionally, participants should be conversant with the ideas presented in Dr. Suzuki's book Nurtured by Love.

All participants will be performing Suzuki repertoire and other materials in class. Please have your instrument available during the classes. It is recommended that participants take notes during all sessions. Recording the Zoom classes will be at the discretion of the trainer. 100% attendance is required for registering the course. If your instructor has prepared additional materials for the course, they will be made available online or emailed to you.

Hours: 15 hours of class time. 8 hours of observation.

Registration: online link will be emailed to you

Cost: $475 CDN (approx. $381 USD; exchange rates will vary so check on the day of your transaction)

For complete information about Teacher Development requirements, visit the SAA Web Site
If your instructor has prepared additional materials for the course, they will be posted online for you.
NOTE: All information, classes, faculty, etc. are subject to change depending on enrolment.

SOSI takes no responsibility for technical or connectivity issues that may arise during classes.