Voice Unit 1
Jan 28, 2009 in Mexico
at International Suzuki Voice Workshop


Voice Unit 1

Instructor: Paivi Kukkamaki

Event Description

The official language of the course will be Spanish and English.

Training will be conducted by Teacher Trainers Dr. Päivi Kukkamäki (Finland) and Katrina Pezzimenti (Australia).

Interested teachers can register by sending an audition DVD and résumé to be accepted as Suzuki Voice Teacher-in-training. Audition deadline: November 30, 2008.

Download audition requirements
Descargar requisitos audición en español
Download teacher training syllabus

Prerequisite course:

Every Child Can!, or Filosofía

Audition: Voice Basic, or Voice Comprehensive.

Deadline: All audition materials must be submitted by December 19 *

Signup closed.

Trainer Information

Paivi Kukkamaki

Dr.Päivi Kukkamäki is the founder of the Suzuki Voice Program, which she started 1986 in Finland with the support of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki and Waltraud Suzuki. She studied Suzuki-method in Japan Matsumoto Talent Education Institute 1986. Kukkamäki has a Doctor of Music Degree from Sibelius University 2003 and the highest degree in singing 1988. She is a chairperson of ISA and ESA Suzuki Voice Committee and a registered Suzuki Voice Teacher Trainer of ESA and SAA. Her teachers have been opera singers Jorma Hynninen, Raili Kostia, Birgit Nilsson.

Dr. Kukkamäki has given lectures, workshops, teacher training in 16 countries (Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin-America, USA), participated in 48 Conventions/workshops and trained Suzuki Voice Teachers from 22 countries. Her first SAA conference was in 1990. Kukkamäki has directed 10 opera/musical productions. In 2013 she was awarded an honorary medal of a Knight of the Order of The White Rose of Finland. www.suzukivoice.com


Friday, January 2 to Thursday, January 8, , 2009


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