Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute Inc.

Student Institute Aug. 13–18 | Teacher Development Aug. 12–20, 2023 | In Person at WLU & Online

Teacher Development in Cello & Bass

Cello Unit 4

Sunday Aug. 7 to Friday Aug. 12, 2022 CANCELLED
IN PERSON & ONLINE Zachary Carcella-Sweet (ON)
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Discussion of teaching points and development of technique and musicianship through Book 4 Suzuki Cello School.
  • SAA active membership
  • Every Child Can! and Cello Unit 1 as a Participant (or Units 1A and 1B); Cello Unit 2 as a Participant
  • Units 1, 2 and 3 must be taken and registered in order
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. Please have your instrument available during the classes. It is recommended that participants take notes during all sessions. 100% attendance is required for registering the course. If your instructor has prepared additional materials for the course, they will be made available online or emailed to you.

Hours: 15 hours of class time. 8 hours of observation.
Classes on Sunday are 9 am–12 pm, then 1–3 pm; Monday–Friday classes/observations are between 8:30 am and 4 pm.

Registration: Sunday Aug. 7 at 8:30 am, Bricker Academic Bldg.
Cost: $495 CDN

For complete information about Teacher Development requirements, visit the SAA Web Site
If your instructor has prepared additional materials for the course, they will be posted online for you.
NOTE: All information, classes, faculty, etc. are subject to change depending on enrolment.

All Teacher Development courses are subject to cancellation should there be insufficient registration.

f 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.