Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute Inc.

Student Institute Aug. 12–17 | Teacher Development Aug. 11–19, 2018 | Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

Senior Program in Violin, Viola, Cello & Bass

Directed to advanced level students. Lessons given by distinguished Suzuki teachers particularly experienced with advanced level teaching. No audition required.

Students eligible: Suzuki violinists, violists, cellists or bassists who have completed Suzuki Bk. 6

Program includes:
  • Daily individual lesson (2 students in a one-hour class)
  • Daily advanced repertoire group
  • Advanced orchestra
  • Solo recital performance opportunity for everyone
  • Tutti Play-in for violinists, violists
  • Cellists have a daily Cello Choir class
  • Senior Concert ensemble performance

Daily Options: (you may choose up to two options)
  • Bass for String Students (if you are taking this option for the first time, choose Level 1; otherwise choose Level 2)
  • Fiddling for Cellists
  • Fiddling for Violinists or Violists
  • Flute for String Students (if you are taking this option for the first time, choose Level 1; otherwise choose Level 2)
  • Music Through the Ages
  • Percussion for String Students
  • String/Piano Chamber Ensemble
  • Viola for Violinists

Additional Daily Option: Operetta (You may choose Operetta as your only option, or as a special option in addition to one or two regular Daily Options.)

In the String/Piano Chamber Ensemble Class, string players will study and polish a string & piano selection (with a piano partner and string partners) under the experienced guidance of Ken Gee (ON) or one of our string faculty members.

Practice rooms will be reserved on Sunday for those students who wish to rehearse before their first String/Piano Chamber Ensemble. Please note that some students will have their first class on Sunday.

Body Mapping: Senior students may also register for the Monday evening Body Mapping Seminar and private Body Mapping lessons, accompanied by a parent. Space is limited so it is first-come, first-served. Accompanying parents and guardians who wish to enroll must complete this separate Body Mapping application form. Seminar Cost: $30

Cost: Violin or Viola $485 CDN. Optional Classes extra

Cello: (includes Cello Choir) $500 CDN. Optional Classes extra
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