Violin Unit 2
Oct 22 – Nov 20, 2016 in Toronto, ON
at Royal Conservatory of Music
Violin Unit 2
Instructor: Karen-Michele Kimmett
Duration: 15 hours sessions, plus 5 hours of observation
NOTE: The Registration deadline for Unit 2 is October 1, three weeks before the start class dates listed above. No audition is necessary but completion of Unit 1 is a prerequisite.
Unit Two topics will include:
- A detailed study of the Suzuki repertoire
- The role of the group class in the Suzuki Method
- Research into Early Childhood Development
- Discussion of the Parent/Teacher/Student triangle
- Musical motivation—how to create it in the studio
- Use of supplementary materials
- The development of tone through Tonalization
- The development of earlier Unit 1 concepts
- The development of musical styles
- Reading skills for young violinist
- Completion of Violin Unit 1
- Active membership status in the Suzuki Association of the Americas
- All participants in the Teacher Development Program are asked to prepare the repertoire to be studied to the point of fluent performance. Memorization is not required but is recommended.
- Participants should be conversant with the ideas presented in Dr. Suzuki’s book Nurtured by Love.
- 100% in class attendance is required in all of the Unit courses.
- Teacher participants are required to observe lessons given by the trainer as well as those of other teachers. Participants will have the opportunity to do some observations by video; the trainer may provide videotapes of students having lessons in the trainers’ home studio.
- Repertoire will be performed in class as part of the study of each book.
- There will be some written course work.
- Participants will have the opportunity to have a short one-on-one consultation with the Teacher Trainer.
Instructor: Karen Kimmett
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 October 22 *
*A discounted Audition Fee applies if audition is submitted before August 27. If submitted within 8-weeks of the course start date, the regular audition fee will apply.
Saturday, October 22 to Sunday, November 20, , 2016
273 Bloor St W
Toronto ON M5S 1W2
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