American Suzuki Institute

Bass Unit 6
Jul 2430, 2022 in Stevens Point, WI
at American Suzuki Institute


Bass Unit 6

Instructor: Virginia Dixon

Additional Schedule Information

This course is offered both in-person at Stevens Point and online (in-person attendance is encouraged and scholarship is available). Pedagogy and observations will take place during regular ASI class hours: 8-11 am CDT and 1-4 pm CDT (live-streamed for those attending virtually). Other institute activities take place during the later afternoon and early evening hours. Whether attending online or in-person, attendance at some of these events is strongly encouraged.

Event Description

Events such as recitals will be live-streamed for those attending virtually. Opening Ceremonies and TWP Orientation Meeting (required) on July 24. Registration opens in February.

Prerequisite course:

Bass Unit 3

Audition: Bass Comprehensive.

Deadline: All audition materials must be submitted by July 10 *

Price: $475.00

2 enrolled out of 5 maximum.

See contact information below to sign up.

Trainer Information

Virginia Dixon

Virginia Dixon, Chair of the SAA Bass Committee, Teacher Trainer of bass for SAA and Bass Trainer for ESA, teaches at Elmhurst College, Benedictine University, and her home studio. This coming summer she was to teach at Suzuki institutes including, the American Suzuki Institute in Stevens Point, WI, and the South Ontario Suzuki Institute. Her mission thus far has taken her to Copenhagen, Buenos Aires, Lima, Davos, Mexico City, Saõ Paulo, and Porto Alegre, as well as across Canada and the United States. Her students include the Principal Bassist of the Houston Symphony as well as members of such orchestras as the National Symphony and the New Orleans Philharmonic. She has two performance degrees from Indiana University and has done doctoral work in performance at Stony Brook University. Her major teachers were Julius Levine, Murray Grodner, and Georg Hortnagel.


Sunday, July 24 to Saturday, July 30, , 2022


American Suzuki Institute

1800 Portage St
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Stevens Point WI 54481

Phone: 715-346-3033
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More Info & Contact


Ann Marie Novak, Director, Director of Suzuki Programs at UWSP

Phone: 715-346-4889
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Chandra Page, Suzuki Program Assistant

Phone: 715-346-3033
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Mary Moran, Strings Coordinator

Phone: 715-346-3033
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