SUZUKI UNIT 1 TRAINING 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Questions? Feel free to contact me.

Payments

$200 non-refundable deposit reserves a spot in the course. Deposit will be credited towards final payment. Deposit is due 5 weeks before course start date. Final payment due 3 weeks before course start date.

Contact Andrea for payment methods.

Tuition for the Nov 2022 class will be $725.

3 participants: $1100 each

4 participants: $865 each

5+ participants: $725 each

Schedule

Meeting Times:

November 18, 2022 to January 27, 2023

Every Friday, 10am - 1pm (Eastern Time)

(no class December 30)

1-2 breaks per session

Recordings of each session available for 2 months after the course is finished

Individual consultations & Book 1 playthrough

Participants will select a 45-minute time slot among these times:

Jan 27, 2023: 2:00p - 4:30p Eastern

Jan 29, 2023: 9:00a - 12:30p Eastern
If these times don't work for you, just let me know.

Time Requirements:

This course requires A LOT of time. In addition to the 28 hours of class, there are multiple video modules to complete before and between course sessions. It is my hope that this intense course will inspire, motivate, and energize you.

Required Books/Apps

Required:

  • Suzuki, Cello School, Book 1, revised edition

  • Suzuki, Cello School, Book 1, recordings (Sometimes these come with the book. Also available on iTunes and Amazon music.)

  • Suzuki, Nurtured by Love, revised edition

  • Suzuki, Ability Development from Age Zero

  • Pre-Twinkle Resource Packet, available on SAA website ($12)

  • Slack (You can download the Slack app or use the web interface.)

Recommended:

  • Suzuki, Cello School, piano accompaniment, Book 1, revised edition

Information

SAA Course Listing: here
Requirements for SAA Unit 1 Registration:

  • Completion of all pre-requisites defined on the SAA training page. There are several time-sensitive pre-requisites, so it would be wise to check this out soon!

  • 100% attendance in the 28 hours of the course

  • Submission of 15 hours of lesson observation records

  • Video must be on for the entire course

Additional Requirements:

  • Complete required online modules (to be completed beforehand and during the course)

  • Read required books

  • Complete assignments on time, both before and during the course dates.

  • Participants are expected to memorize the pieces in Bk 1.

Optional:

  • 15-minute private consultation​

Logistics

Internet Requirements:

All sessions will be held on Zoom. If you have internet instability and cannot participate in a portion of the course, there will be a video recording available for you to review. If a participant's video is not stable throughout more than 1 hour of any session, course registration may be jeopardized. Please do your best to ensure that you have proper internet connectivity before we begin.

Reviews

Read reviews from past online course participants here.