Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute Inc.

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

Teacher Development in Violin & Viola

Violin Unit 4

Wednesday Aug. 11 to Sunday Aug. 15, 2021
with Kathleen Spring (CO)
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Discussion of teaching points and development of technique and musicianship through Book 4 Suzuki Violin School.
  • SAA active membership
  • Every Child Can! course
  • Units 1, 2, 3 and 4 must be taken and registered in order
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
NOTE: All information, classes, faculty, etc. are subject to change depending on enrolment.

Please note that there is no scheduling conflict between units 3 and 4. Interested participants may take either or BOTH units 3 and 4 consecutively (unit 3 will end early in the day on Aug. 11 and unit 4 will begin later in the day on Aug. 11).

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