Every Child Can!
Jul 6, 2018 in Oberlin, OH
at Oberlin Conservatory of Music Summer Programs


Every Child Can!

Instructor: Virginia Dixon,

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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.

In conjunction with the Milt Hinton Institute for Studio Bass, this program offers a rich environment for young Suzuki students at all levels as well as concurrent training for teachers with leading Suzuki trainer Virginia Dixon. Participants in the Bass Unit 1 course attend class sessions and observe students participating in the Hinton Institute. This class will be preceded by the required “Every Child Can” Suzuki Philosophy class also led by Virginia Dixon.  All attendees are invited to observe all Hinton sessions during their free time at no additional cost.https://www.oberlin.edu/summer-programs/hinton-bass-institute/suzuki-teachers

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Trainer Information

Virginia Dixon

Virginia Dixon, one of three Teacher Trainers of bass for SAA and the only Bass Trainer for ESA, teaches at Elmhurst College, Benedictine University, and her home studio. This coming summer she will teach at Suzuki institutes including the Hinton Institute at Oberlin College, the American Suzuki Institute in Stevens Point, WI, and the South Ontario Suzuki Institute. Her mission thus far has taken her to Copenhagen, Buenos Aires, Lima, Davos, Mexico City, and Saõ Paulo, as well as across Canada and the United States. Her students include the Principal Bassist of the Houston Symphony as well as members of such orchestras as the National Symphony and the New Orleans Philharmonic. She has two performance degrees from Indiana University and has done doctoral work in performance at Stony Brook University. Her major teachers were Julius Levine, Murray Grodner, and Georg Hortnagel.


Friday, July 6, , 2018


Oberlin Conservatory of Music Summer Programs

Conservatory of Music
77 West College Street
Oberlin OH 44074

Phone: 440-775-8044
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