Virginia Suzuki Institute

Teaching Group Classes
Jun 2328, 2019 in Emory, VA
at Virginia Suzuki Institute


Teaching Group Classes: Violin

Instructor: James Hutchins,

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Additional Schedule Information

Teachers are required to have the prerequisite courses Every Child Can and Unit 1. As with all SAA sanctioned courses, 100% attendance is required for registration of this supplemental unit. Teachers would need to be at the opening play-in for the Suzuki Institute on Sunday at 6:00 pm.

Event Description

James Hutchins will be teaching this special supplementary unit. James is well known as an innovative teacher who conveys excellence in teaching to students in his group lessons. He will give participants tools to use for teaching in a group setting as well as how to make group lessons come alive for the participants. Don’t miss this opportunity as space will be limited for this exciting class.


All books covered in the overview course.

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Trainer Information

James Hutchins

James Hutchins lives in Maryland, with his wonderful and gorgeous wife and his fabulous and entertaining son. He grew up in the Suzuki Method, has been a Suzuki teacher for over 25 years and is a proud Suzuki dad. James is a registered teacher trainer who has taught at workshops and classes around the world, including Japan, South Korea, Iceland, Peru, Lithuania, Singapore, Malaysia, Bermuda, the Bahamas and throughout the States. His studio has performed for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the White House, at the National Zoo and Aquarium, the U.S. and Maryland State Capitols, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Millennium Stage and with the National Symphony at The Kennedy Center. They have also played the National Anthem for the Orioles, Wizards and Nationals. James also had the honor of performing for Dr. and Mrs. Suzuki at their home in Japan.


Sunday, June 23 to Friday, June 28, , 2019


Virginia Suzuki Institute

Emory and Henry College
Emory VA 24361

Phone: 828-308-0118
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More Info & Contact


Nan Freeman, Director

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Sally Ross, Chamber Music Director

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