Suzuki Association of Wisconsin

Every Child Can!
Jan 12, 2018 in Madison, WI
at Suzuki Association of Wisconsin


Every Child Can!

Instructor: Pat D'Ercole,

Event Description

Every Child Can! logoEvery Child Can! is a one day introductory course on the Suzuki philosophy and its application to education. For parents, teachers, prospective teachers and others, this course provides an inspiring, in-depth look at the Suzuki approach to teaching and learning. For teachers, ECC serves as the first course in the Suzuki Association of the Americas Teacher Development Program. To learn more, read about the ECC course and its guidelines.

The Suzuki Association of Wisconsin is pleased to announce that we are hosting the Every Child Can! Course. Now is the time to register to be a part of the SAA Course to begin your Suzuki training journey or review the foundations of the Suzuki Philosophy.

Every Child Can! will be offered on Friday, January 12, 2018 on the weekend of the Suzuki Association of Wisconsin Winter Retreat! January 12 – 14, 2018- A luxurious hotel mini-institute at the Marriott Madison West in Middleton, Wisconsin. This year’s guest clinicians include: Rob Richardson, Jr. (violin), Nancy Hair (cello), Annette Lee (piano) and Sarah Bylander Montzka (viola/Dalcroze).

Classes, recital, lectures, all in the beautiful Madison/Middleton area!

Come and join in the fun!

Price: $100.00

0 enrolled out of 30 maximum.

See contact information below to sign up.

Trainer Information

Pat D’Ercole

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.


Friday, January 12, , 2018


More Info & Contact


Abigail Peterson, Secretary

Phone: 414-292-5193
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Jennifer Burton

Phone: 715-345-2369
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Gretchen Grube, Vice President

Phone: 218-348-4665
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Patrick Langer, Treasurer

Phone: 715-212-9033
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Janelle Severson, President

Phone: 715-829-0495
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Julie Bamberger Roubik

Phone: 626-399-6164
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Janelle Severson, ECC coordinator

Phone: 715-829-0495

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