Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute Inc.

Student Institute Aug. 11–16 | Teacher Development Aug. 10–18, 2019 | Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

2018 information below. Please check back soon for the 2019 update

Junior Program in Violin, Viola, Cello & Bass

Students eligible: Suzuki violinists, violists, cellists or bassists, Bks. 1–3

Program includes:

  • Daily individual lesson (4 students in a one-hour class)
  • Daily repertoire group
  • Daily pre-reading class (Bks. 1 & 2) or percussion (bk. 3), reading ensemble or orchestra
  • Tutti Play-in
  • Solo recital performance opportunity for everyone

Daily Options: (you may choose up to two options)

  • Bass for String Students (students Bk. 2 and up; If you are taking this option for the first time, choose Level 1; otherwise choose Level 2)
  • Fiddling for Cellists (students Bk. 2 and up)
  • Fiddling for Violinists or Violists (students Bk. 2 and up)
  • Flute for String Students (students Bk. 2 and up; If you are taking this option for the first time, choose Level 1; otherwise choose Level 2)
  • Music Through the Ages (students age 6 and up)
  • Percussion for String Students (students Bk. 2 and up)
  • Improvisation (Bk. 2 and up)

Additional Daily Option: Operetta (You may choose Operetta as your only option or in addition to one or two regular Daily Options. The casting calls are held Sunday afternoon. Operetta rehearsals are held from 6 – 7:30 pm on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, from 5:30 – 7 pm on Wednesday, and 4 – 5 pm on Thursday. The performance is at 6:15 pm on Thursday.)

Junior Program students may also register for 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 fill out a separate Body Mapping application form.

Cost: $470 CDN. Optional Classes extra
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