Bass Unit 1
Jul 714, 2018 in Oberlin, OH
at Oberlin Conservatory of Music Summer Programs


Bass Unit 1

Instructor: Virginia Dixon,

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Event Description

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.

Prerequisite course:

Every Child Can!, or Filosofía

Audition: Bass Basic, or Bass Comprehensive.

Deadline: All audition materials must be submitted by June 27 *
*A discounted Audition Fee applies if audition is submitted before May 12. If submitted within 8-weeks of the course start date, the regular audition fee will apply.

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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.


Saturday, July 7 to Saturday, July 14, , 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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