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Suzuki Violin Teacher Training
OverviewNo trainings are currently scheduled. If you are interested in a training, please email email@example.com.
Sample Topics, depending upon training level, might include….
- Teaching points in the repertoire
- The Suzuki approach and the advancing student
- The changing role of the parent
- Practice strategies
- Shifting, Double Stops and Vibrato
- Most often, daytime hours.
Prerequisites, Depending upon Level being offered, may include:
- Completion and registration of Every Child Can!© and Units One, Two, and Three
- Current SAA active membership
- Successful completion of SAA required audition (Intermediate or Comprehensive Audition),
More information available at the Suzuki Association of the Americas.
- Preparation of core repertoire
About The InstructorPakachoag faculty member Amy Matherly has been teaching music to students of all ages since 1982. She has been with Pakachoag since 2010 and is the coordinator of the school’s Suzuki Program. In 2012 Amy became a registered Teacher Trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas and was awarded an SAA Certificate of Achievement. In addition to teaching, Amy develops curricula for different areas of violin instruction and offers them through CAM Publications, a business founded with her husband Chris in 1998. CAM Publications supports teachers, parents and students by providing teaching materials, accessories, and group class ideas. Visit www.campublications.com to learn more.
Interested in Violin Unit One Training?We’re not currently scheduled for a Unit One training. But here is how we usually schedule:
- Wednesdays, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
- Ten three-hour sessions
- Check/Cash Discounted Rate: $640
- On-Line with Credit/Debit Card: $665
Why Be a Suzuki Teacher?
- Are you a skilled, well-trained professional musician who would like to teach your instrument and work with young children?
- Do you have a genuine affection for children and an interest in helping them develop as human beings through the study of music?
- Are you interested in working in a cooperative atmosphere with children, parents and colleagues?
How to Become a Suzuki Teacher
- Take the Every Child Can! (ECC) course, an introduction to the Suzuki Philosophy and Method.
- Submit your teacher training video audition in advance to the Suzuki Association of the Americas. For details go to:Teacher Audition Guide
- Join the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) as an Active teacher member.
- Register for and complete the appropriate unit training course. Upon successful completion of your training, you will be asked to provide a $15 fee which allows us to submit your name to become officially registered with the SAA.