Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute Inc.

Student Institute Aug. 11–16 | Teacher Development Aug. 10–18, 2019 | 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
  • 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
  • Improvisation
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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 one of our faculty members.

Note: Some students will have their first class on Sunday.

Practice Rooms: Practice rooms will be reserved on Sunday for those students who wish to rehearse before their first String/Piano Chamber Ensemble class.

Body Mapping: Students may also register for the Monday evening Body Mapping Seminar and Body Mapping private lessons, accompanied by a parent. Space is limited so it is first come, first served. Accompanying parents and guardians who wish to enrol must complete this separate Seminar application form. Seminar Cost: $40

Music Technology: Students may also register for the Monday evening Music Technology Seminar, accompanied by a parent. This is at the same time as the Body Mapping Seminar so choose only one. Accompanying parents and guardians who wish to enrol must complete this separate Seminar application form. Seminar Cost: $40

Cost: Violin or Viola $545 CDN. Optional Classes extra

Cello: (includes Cello Choir) $560 CDN. Optional Classes extra