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

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

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 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: 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: $40

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

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