Suzuki in the Schools Level 1
Jul 2024, 2020 in Buffalo, NY
at Buffalo-Niagara Suzuki Institute

What

Suzuki in the Schools Level 1

Instructor: Laurie Scott,

Event Contact & Sign up

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Phone: 512-627-5938

Event Description

A heterogeneous string class taught using the concepts of the Suzuki Method has the interest of many string teachers. This Suzuki in the Schools course explores the application of the Suzuki philosophy and materials for classroom success.

The 23-hour course includes 15 hours of classroom instruction, 5 hours of observation and supervised teaching in a Violin B class, and three hours of observation of the trainers in orchestra and group classes. Trainer will provide videos of working with public school classes for participants interested in additional observations.

Participants wishing to register the course with the SAA must have completed and registered ECC and Book 1 in their individual instrument.

This course explores the application of Suzuki philosophy and materials in classroom settings. The Suzuki in the Schools Course presents strategies for incorporating Suzuki philosophy and methodology in the beginning stages of technical instruction. A sequenced repertoire that supports the technical and musical study of beginning level students in the string class setting will be presented and opportunities for transfer to other learning situations will be discussed. Effective learning sequences that focus on the development of excellent fundamental skills will be the focus of each class session. Participants will acquire a basic understanding of fundamental principles of learning, and practice creating successful learning experiences that effectively change student thinking and behavior.

The course is taught by SAA registered Suzuki in the Schools trainers and includes 15 hours of classroom instruction and 8 hours of observation in live and video settings. Participants wishing to register the course with the SAA must have completed and registered ECC and Book 1 in their individual instrument. The technical aspects of the curriculum are focused on violin, viola, cello and bass, however transfer of learning principles and adaptation of materials can be applicable to any instrument.

Prerequisite course:

Bass Unit 1, or Cello Unit 1, or Flute Unit 1, or Guitar Unit 1, or Harp Unit 1, or Organ Unit 1, or Piano Unit 1, or Recorder Unit 1, or Viola Unit 1, or Violin Unit 1, or Voice Unit 1

Price: $475.00

0 enrolled out of 15 maximum.

See contact information below to sign up.

Trainer Information

Laurie Scott

Laurie Scott is Associate Professor of Music and Human Learning at The University of Texas at Austin. Additionally, she serves as the director of The University of Texas String Project and the Musical Lives string program at UT Elementary School. She has received both the Teaching Excellence Award from the Butler School of Music and from the College of Fine Arts. A former middle and high school orchestra director, she now mentors young professionals toward successful lives as string educators. As a pedagogue and teacher, Laurie serves as an advocate for inclusive and diverse music classrooms, adult music learners, and access to quality music instruction for all children. Her former students have become exemplary string educators, professional studio and symphony musicians, and passionate arts advocates. She is co-author of the books Mastery for Strings, Learning Together and ”From the Stage to the Studio: How Fine Performers become Great Teachers.”

When

Monday, July 20 to Friday, July 24, , 2020

Where

Buffalo-Niagara Suzuki Institute

Buffalo State College State University of New York
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo NY 14222
USA

Phone: 512-627-5938
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More Info & Contact

Laurie Scott, Director

Phone: 512-627-5938
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