Cello Revisiting Unit 1
Jul 31Aug 4, 2017 in Ypsilanti, MI
at PhoenixPhest Grande Suzuki Institute


Cello Revisiting Unit 1

Instructor: Beth Cantrell,

Event Description

The Revisiting Unit 1 course is designed for teachers who have registered a minimum of Unit 1 and have at least one year of Suzuki teaching experience. It aims to strengthen and update one’s teaching by approaching the repertoire and its concepts from a fresh perspective. Discussions cover the foundation of Book 1, including application of the Suzuki philosophy, teaching points, layering of skills, addressing challenges of the beginning student, and more.Format of the course includes lecture, small group discussion, student observation, possible role-playing, and playing demonstration of the teaching points and concepts. Participants will receive an online questionnaire from the SAA, to be completed prior to the start of the course.Entrance Requirements: Suzuki teachers who have completed/registered ECC! and Unit 1 (or 1A and 1B) and have taught at least one year are eligible to take the course in their instrument area.

Prerequisite course:

Cello Unit 1

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Trainer Information

Beth Cantrell

Cellist ELIZABETH CANTRELL teaches children and adults at Suzuki Institutes and workshops in the United States and the United Kingdom. A registered teacher trainer, she is Chair-Elect of the SAA Board and is a member of the SAA Cello Committee. She maintains a private studio at Crozet Arts.
In addition to teaching, Dr. Beth has performed with many groups in central Virginia, including the Afton String Quartet, the Richmond Symphony, and as principal cello in the award-winning Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra.
Prior to moving to Virginia with her family in 2001, she was principal cellist for the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra, on the faculty of Kennesaw State University, and active in the Atlanta area as a teacher, chamber and orchestral performer, adjudicator, and recording studio musician.
Dr. Beth earned degrees in cello performance and music history from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Florida State University, and the University of Georgia.


Monday, July 31 to Friday, August 4, , 2017


PhoenixPhest Grande Suzuki Institute

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti MI 48197

Phone: 1-888-929-4383
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