Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute Inc.

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

Teacher Development in Violin & Viola

Viola Unit 2

Sunday Aug. 13 to Friday Aug. 18, 2023 CANCELLED
ONLINE April Losey (CA)
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Discussion of teaching points and development of technique and musicianship through Book 2 Suzuki Viola School.

This unit is only available online.
  • SAA active membership
  • Every Child Can! course
  • Completion of unit 1 (or 1A and 1B) prior to the course
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. Recording the Zoom classes will be at the discretion of the trainer. 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: Hours are: 15 hours of class, 8 hours of observations.
Classes or Observations on Sunday Aug. 13, 11 am–12 pm, 1–5 pm (to accommodate time zone); Monday-Friday 11 am–5 pm

Registration: No registration. A link will be emailed to you and the course will begin Sunday morning, August 13.

Cost: $525 CDN

For complete information about Teacher Development requirements (including video auditions), visit the SAA Web Site
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.