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.
You will also receive a letter from the SAA outlining the preparation requirements and basic course components. If your instructor has prepared additional materials for the course, they will be posted online for you.Hours:
28 hours of class time. 15 hours of observation.
Classes or observations Sunday 1–3 pm (after ECC finishes); Monday–Friday 8:30 am–4 pm; Saturday Aug. 19 from 9 am–12 pm, 1–4 pm; Sunday Aug. 20 from 9 am–12 pm, 1–4 pm.Registration:
Sunday Aug. 13 at 12:30 pm. For those online, a link will be emailed to you and the course will begin Sunday morning, August 13.Cost:
For complete information about Teacher Development requirements (including video auditions), visit the SAA Web Site suzukiassociation.org