Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute Inc.

Student Institute Aug. 11–16 | Teacher Development Aug. 10–18, 2024 | In Person at WLU & Online

Teacher Development in Violin & Viola

Violin Units 9 & 10

Sunday Aug. 11 to Friday Aug. 16, 2024
HYBRID Kimberly Meier-Sims (OH)
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Discussion of teaching points and development of technique and musicianship through Books 9 to 10 of the Suzuki Violin School.
  • SAA active membership
  • Must have comprehensive audition approved before the course begins (see SAA website for details)

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

Registration: In-person registration on Sunday Aug. 11 at 8:30 am. The class begins at 9 am. For those online, a link will be emailed to you.

Cost: $550 CDN

A discounted Audition Fee applies if your audition is submitted before June 14. If submitted within eight weeks of the course start date, the regular audition fee will apply. Go to for more information on how to audition.

For complete information about Teacher Development requirements, visit the SAA Web Site
NOTE: All information, classes, faculty, etc. are subject to change depending on enrolment.

SOSI takes no responsibility for technical or connectivity issues that may arise during classes.

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