Violin Unit 1
Oct 8Dec 10, 2021 in
at Education for Happiness Suzuki Workshop

What

Violin Unit 1

Instructor: Susan McDonald

Event Contact & Sign up

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Phone: 734-358-2100

Additional Schedule Information

This class will be happening on the following days:

October 8 (11-3:30ET)
October 15, 22, 29 (11:30-2:30ET)
November 5, 12, 19 (11:30-2:30ET)
December 3 and 10 (11:30-2:30ET)

Event Description

Education for Happiness presents new teacher trainer Susan Montzka McDonald teaching unit one for violin.

Susan Montzka McDonald is Suzuki Coordinator at the Community Music School of Webster University, where she has taught for over 35 years. She has taught at numerous Suzuki workshops, and at the American, Chicago, Colorado, Florida, Louisville, and Peaks to Plains Suzuki Institutes. She is a registered SAA Violin Teacher Trainer, and recently completed a three-year term on the SAA Board of Directors.

Susan began her study of the violin as a Suzuki student of Kazuko Numanami in Oberlin, Ohio. She earned her BM in Music Education from Lawrence University Conservatory and her MA in Violin Performance from Western Illinois University, where she studied Suzuki Pedagogy with Almita Vamos. She continued her long-term pedagogy study with John Kendall at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. She currently performs with the Metropolitan Orchestra of St. Louis. She is also the mother of two Suzuki violin graduates.

Prerequisite course:

Every Child Can!, or Filosofía

Audition: Violin Basic, or Violin Intermediate, or Violin Comprehensive, or Viola Basic, or Viola Intermediate, or Viola Comprehensive.

Deadline: All audition materials must be submitted by September 24 *

Signup closed.

Trainer Information

Susan McDonald

Susan Montzka McDonald is Suzuki Coordinator at the Community Music School of Webster University, where she has taught for over 35 years. She has taught at numerous Suzuki workshops, and at the American, Chicago, Colorado, Florida, Louisville, and Peaks to Plains Suzuki Institutes. She is a registered SAA Violin Teacher Trainer, and recently completed a three-year term on the SAA Board of Directors.

Susan began her study of the violin as a Suzuki student of Kazuko Numanami in Oberlin, Ohio. She earned her BM in Music Education from Lawrence University Conservatory and her MA in Violin Performance from Western Illinois University, where she studied Suzuki Pedagogy with Almita Vamos. She continued her long-term pedagogy study with John Kendall at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. She currently performs with the Metropolitan Orchestra of St. Louis. She is also the mother of two Suzuki violin graduates.

When

Friday, October 8 to Friday, December 10, , 2021

Where

This event will be held online.

More Info & Contact

Gabriel Kitayama-Bolkosky

Phone: 888-929-4383
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Wendy Tangen-Foster

Phone: 651-491-7493
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