Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute Inc.

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

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Teacher Development in Piano

Piano Unit 4

Sunday Aug. 10 to Wednesday Aug. 14, 2019
with Gail Lange (ON)
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Discussion of teaching points and development of technique and musicianship through Book 4 Suzuki Piano School.
Prerequisites: High school diploma; Every Child Can! and Piano Unit 1 (or Units 1A and 1B), Piano Unit 2 and Piano Unit 2 as a Participant (Note: Units 1–3 must be taken in sequence); Active SAA membership; Approved Intermediate or Comprehensive video audition through the SAA. Go to

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. It is recommended that participants bring an audio recorder and a notebook to all sessions. 100% attendance is required for registering the course.

Hours: 15 hours of class time. 8 hours of observation.

Registration: Sunday August 11 at 8 am. Orientation meeting begins at 8:45 am. Course begins at 9 am on Sunday and continues to Friday at 4 pm.

Cost: $475 CDN
All Teacher Development courses are subject to cancellation should there be insufficient registration. If you need to book air or rail transportation to and from SOSI, please first confirm with our Administrator that the course is running and there is room in the course for you. Under no circumstances are we responsible for your travel or other expenses if it turns out that a course needs to be cancelled for any reason.
NOTE ABOUT PRICES: We try our best to be accurate, but typos sometimes happen. If there is confusion over pricing, our administrator has the final word. USD pricing will vary with the exchange rate. You can confirm the USD pricing at the time of your payment.
Note: faculty subject to change.