Violin Unit 1
Sep 6 – Nov 11, 2016 in Stevens Point, WI
at University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point
Violin Unit 1
Instructor: Pat D'Ercole,
The course may be taken without university credit for $775.
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 August 27 *
*A discounted Audition Fee applies if audition is submitted before July 12. If submitted within 8-weeks of the course start date, the regular audition fee will apply.
Patricia D’Ercole is currently the director of the Aber Suzuki Center at UW-Stevens Point where she also teaches violin to children and Suzuki pedagogy courses. She completed a master’s degree with an emphasis in Suzuki with Margery Aber and, in 1988, studied in Japan with Dr. Suzuki. She has been a clinician in 22 states in the US, Puerto Rico, Canada, Finland, Estonia, Peru, Chile and Taiwan. Pat has written numerous articles for the American Suzuki Journal, was chair of the SAA board of directors, and served as a member of the SAA committees to develop the Every Child Can! course and the Suzuki Principles in Action course. She was the founder and first president of the Suzuki Association of Wisconsin and has been on the planning committee for the International Research Symposium on Talent Education since its inception in 1991 and has served as its coordinator since 1995. Through her leadership, “The American Suzuki Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point: The Suzuki Method in Action,” a collection of videos which chronicles the two weeks of Dr. Suzuki’s teaching at the American Suzuki Institute in Stevens Point in 1976, is now preserved and posted on the web for free viewing by all. In 2002, she was the recipient of the American Suzuki Institute’s Suzuki Chair Award and in 2008 became a Distinguished Instructional Specialist at UWSP. In September 2010, Pat began the UWSP Suzuki Strings Mentoring Program, an online long-term mentoring program for Suzuki teachers to improve their teaching skills.
Tuesday, September 6 to Friday, November 11, , 2016
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