Western Springs School of Talent Education

Violin Unit 8
Jan 1216, 2017 in Western Springs, IL
at Western Springs School of Talent Education


Violin Unit 8

Instructor: Nancy Jackson,

Event Description

Instructor: Nancy Jackson


Thursday, January 12, 2017
Lecture 1:00 pm—3:00 pm
Break 3:00 pm—4:00 pm
Observation 4:00 pm—7:00 pm (hours 1-3)

Friday, January 13, 2017
Lecture 12:00 pm—3:00 pm
Break 3:00 pm—4:00 pm
Observation 4:00 pm—7:00 pm (hours 4-6)

Saturday, January 14, 2017
Lecture 12:00 pm—3:00 pm
Break 3:00 pm—4:00 pm
Observation 4:00 pm—6:00 pm (hours 7-8)

Sunday, January 15, 2017
Lecture 1:00 pm—4:00 pm

Monday, January 16, 2017
Lecture 9:00 am—1:00 pm

Location: Western Springs School of Talent Education, 1106 Chestnut Street, Western Springs, IL (3rd floor of Education Building)

Course Description: This class will cover the materials in Volume 8, plus additional materials appropriate for students at this level.  These materials will include technical studies, scales, and optional pieces.  8 hours of observation are required (part of the schedule).

Prerequisite: Every Child Can!, Violin or Viola Book One, Violin or Viola Book Two

Audition: Violin Intermediate or Comprehensive

Registration: $415.00

Refunds: Refunds are available up until 30 days before the course start date. No refunds permitted for this course after December 12, 2016. There are no refunds given for registrants who do not complete the course prerequisites or audition requirement if the refund request is made after the refund deadline. Registrants who have not completed the course prerequisites and audition requirement by the first day of the course will continue to participate as auditors. Auditors observe the class but do not fully participate. Auditors will not have this course registered with the SAA as completed.

Prerequisite course:

Viola Unit 3, or Violin Unit 3

Audition: Violin Intermediate, or Violin Comprehensive.

Deadline: All audition materials must be submitted by January 12 *
*A discounted Audition Fee applies if audition is submitted before November 17. If submitted within 8-weeks of the course start date, the regular audition fee will apply.

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Trainer Information

Nancy Jackson

Nancy Jackson is the Assistant Director of the Western Springs School of Talent Education, in Western Springs, Illinois, where she teaches both violin and viola. She is a registered Violin Teacher Trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas, and is active in training young teachers locally and at summer institutes. Nancy holds a Bachelor of Music Education and a Master of Music in Violin Performance from Northwestern University. Nancy has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement from the SAA, and in 2017 was named Outstanding Studio Teacher by Illinois ASTA. She founded the Suzuki School of Music in Bismarck, North Dakota, in 1986. She has also taught at the University of Evansville (IN) Suzuki program, and Western Illinois University. Nancy is an avid golfer and cyclist, and also enjoys spending time with her two cats, Mimi and Musetta.


Thursday, January 12 to Monday, January 16, , 2017


Western Springs School of Talent Education

1106 Chestnut St
Western Springs IL 60558

Phone: 708-246-9309
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