Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute Inc.

Student Institute Aug. 7–12 | Teacher Development Aug. 6–14, 2022 | In Person at WLU & Online

Senior Program in Piano

Students eligible: Suzuki piano students who know the complete Haydn, Sonata No. 48, or who are working at the Grade 8 piano level (RCM or Conservatory Canada) or above, including adults

Daily 3-hour program includes:
  • Daily individual lesson with Suzuki repertoire or other advanced repertoire of your choice (2 students in a one-hour class)
  • Daily String/Piano Chamber Ensemble Class or Duo Piano Class, depending on student registration
  • Daily percussion class
  • Solo recital performance*
  • Chamber Music performance
  • Percussion ensemble performance
  • Play-ins

Daily Optional Classes: (you may choose up to two options)
  • Improvisation
  • Choir 1 – tba
  • Choir 2 – tba
  • Klezmer Music (more information soon)
  • Composition (more information soon)
  • Operetta IN PERSON only
  • Organ for Pianists IN PERSON only
  • Bass IN PERSON only

Cost:
$575 CDN. Optional Classes extra

* Online students can choose to play “live” by sending in a video recording. More instructions for virtual recitals will be sent by Aug 1st.

For students attending virtually, it is the responsibility of the parent to assess whether or not their child is ready to participate for three hours of virtual classes daily in our core programs. SOSI takes no responsibility for technical or connectivity issues that may arise during online classes.
In the String/Piano Chamber Ensemble Class, pianists will study and polish a piece of chamber music (working in collaboration with string students) under the experienced guidance of one of our faculty members.

In the Duo Piano Class, pianists will study and polish a piano selection for two pianos. Once registration forms are received, students will be paired according to age and level. Pre-fo

Body Mapping:
Students, adults and teachers may also register for the evening Body Mapping Seminar and Body Mapping private lessons. Space is limited so it is first come, first served. Seminar Cost: $50

Music Technology: Making and Recording Music, Students, adults, and teachers may also register for this evening Music Technology Seminar which offers an overview of hardware and software for creating sheet music and recording audio on computers and iPads. Seminar Cost: $50

Adults not taking a SOSI program can register for a seminar using a regular student application form, choosing the seminar as their Program.
NOTE: All information, classes, faculty, etc. are subject to change depending on enrolment.

It is the responsibility of the parent to assess whether or not their child is ready to participate for three hours of virtual classes daily in our core programs. SOSI takes no responsibility for technical or connectivity issues that may arise during classes.