Greater Washington Suzuki Institute

Violin Unit 3
Jun 2226, 2020 in Washington, DC
at Greater Washington Suzuki Institute

What

Violin Unit 3

Instructor: Ann Montzka Smelser,

Event Contact & Sign up

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Event Description

Unit Courses include the pedagogy of the Suzuki approach and the musical, physical and social development of students, and are open to Suzuki teachers or those aspiring to become teachers. Enrollment requires successful completion of an SAA audition. The unit courses correspond in name to the number Suzuki Repertory books. Violin Unit 2 is a 15-hour course plus 8 hours of student lesson observation. Note: Unit Courses Book 1-3 should be completed consecutively and in order. Unit Courses for Books 4 and up may be completed in any order once Books 1-3 are complete.

Early registration and SAGWA membership discounts offered.

Prerequisite course:

Viola Unit 2, or Violin Unit 2

Audition: Violin Basic, or Violin Intermediate, or Violin Comprehensive, or Viola Basic, or Viola Intermediate, or Viola Comprehensive.

Deadline: All audition materials must be submitted by June 22 *
*A discounted Audition Fee applies if audition is submitted before April 27. If submitted within 8-weeks of the course start date, the regular audition fee will apply.

0 enrolled out of 15 maximum.

See contact information below to sign up.

Trainer Information

Ann Montzka Smelser

Ann Montzka-Smelser is a Suzuki Student, Teacher, Parent and Suzuki Teacher Trainer. In between receiving her Bachelors of Music Education and Masters in Performance and Pedagogy at Northern Illinois University, Ann studied with Dr. Shinichi Suzuki at the Talent Education Institute in Matsumoto, Japan.
Ann has performed in many orchestras and ensembles and is currently principal violist with Camerata Chicago and concertmaster of the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Ann is on the music faculty at Northern Illinois University and Northwestern University teaching Suzuki Pedagogy, Director of the NIU CSA Suzuki Strings Program and teacher at the Music Institute of Chicago. Ann maintains a studio of 40 violin and viola students and enjoys working with Suzuki families at Festivals in Lima, Peru, Singapore, Mexico, Costa Rica and though out the US. Ann lives in DeKalb, IL with her husband Linc. Their Suzuki-raised children, Benjamin and Genevieve are currently studying music in college.

When

Monday, June 22 to Friday, June 26, , 2020

Where

Greater Washington Suzuki Institute

3609 Woodley Rd NW
National Cathedral School
Washington DC 20016
USA

Phone: 202-701-3467
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www.gwsuzukiinstitute.org

More Info & Contact

Website: www.gwsuzukiinstitute.org

Ronda Cole, Musical Director

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