Suzuki Teacher Training Opportunities
Suzuki Teacher Training at the University of Louisville
Here is the information on Suzuki classes offered at the UofL this year for teachers interested in taking training in the Suzuki method.
FALL SEMESTER 2012
Suzuki book one class is on Tuesday's from 10am to 1pm beginning on Tuesday August 21st.
Suzuki book 5-7 class is on Monday's from 10am to 1pm beginning on Monday August 20th.
SPRING SEMESTER 2013
Suzuki book 2-4 class is on Tuesday's from 10am to 1pm beginning on Tuesday January 8th, 2013
Suzuki book 8-10 class is on Monday's from 10am to 1pm beginning on Monday January 7th, 2013
STEPS TO TAKE TO JOIN THE CLASS AND REGISTER YOUR TRAINING WITH THE SUZUKI ASSOCIATION OF THE AMERICAS
1. You should join the SAA. Go to www.suzukiassociation.org for details on how to join. You must be a member of the SAA to register your training.
2. Take the ECC course on August 25th from 9am to 5 pm. This is a required pre-requisite course to register any further book training. Contact me to register by August 13th, 2012.
3. Register for the Book One class or the book 5-7 class through Judy Hake, firstname.lastname@example.org . You may take it for college credit or register through the Community Music Program. Contact Judy Hake for all financial information about the class. Fall classes begin the week of August 20th, 2012.
4. Prepare an audition DVD for the SAA for the book 4 level, the book 7 level or the book 10 level and submit that to the SAA. Which tape you submit qualifies you to take classes through that book level. Information on audition tapes, etc. can be found on the SAA website. Contact me with any questions. I can help you make and submit the tapes.
DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT THE "EVERY CHILD CAN (ECC)" COURSE
What: Suzuki Association's "Every Child Can" one day introductory course
Where: University of Louisville, Music Building, room 125
When: Saturday, August 25th, 9:00am till 5:00pm
Cost: $50 per person, includes all materials
Who: Timothy Durbin, Suzuki teacher trainer and director of the Suzuki String Program at the University of Louisville will be the presenter. He has over 30 years experience teaching the Suzuki method and an international reputation as a Suzuki clinician in great demand throughout the world.
How: register by AUGUST 13TH by contacting me by email at: email@example.com, letting me know you will be attending. You may also call me at 859 312-1616.
This would be wonderful parent education for new parents in our program or any parent who wants to know more about the Suzuki method. It is also a good introductory course for educators whose specialty is in other fields.
Every Child Can! is a one day introductory course on the Suzuki philosophy and its application to education. For parents, teachers, prospective teachers and others, this course provides an inspiring, in-depth look at the Suzuki approach to teaching and learning. For teachers, ECC serves as the first course in the Suzuki Association of the Americas Teacher Development Program.
In addition to exploring the elements of the Suzuki approach and its far-reaching goals, it includes an introduction to learning styles, history of the development of Suzuki education, the role of parents, the importance of Suzuki pedagogical training, and an overview of the SAA’s role in supporting teachers and parents. A fast-paced, engaging and inspiring program, ECC includes video materials and SAA-developed courseware, and provides each participant with useful reference materials (manuals) for later study. For teachers, ECC serves as the first course in the Suzuki Association of the Americas’ Teacher Development Program.
If you are interested Please let me know by return email that you would like to attend. I can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 859 312-1616.
Hope to see many of you at this event. It is a wonderful course and should be lots of fun!
Dr. Timothy Durbin
Director, Suzuki String Program
University of Louisville