Character Development 101
Jun 22 and Jul 7, 2020 in Calgary, AB
at Studio of Merlin Thompson


Character Development 101

Instructor: Merlin Thompson,

Event Contact

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Phone: 403-244-1602

Event Description

For Suzuki Teachers of all instruments. This course takes a practical approach to Dr. Suzuki’s emphasis on “noble hearts and minds”. Participants will explore age-appropriate strategies that tap into students’ character development, the students’ own personal life skills, and their dynamic relationship with music. 

Relevant materials will be sent to participants before beginning the course.

Price: $105.00

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Spots are still available. Sign up closes June 22.

Trainer Information

Merlin Thompson

Merlin B. Thompson (Ph.D., M.A., B.Mus.) has worked with hundreds of children, their parents, and teachers in workshops, institutes, conferences, established programs, and mentorships throughout Canada, US, Australia, Japan, Spain, Great Britain, and New Zealand. He is creator of the podcast series The Music Educator’s Crucible on For resources, please visit


June 22 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM continuing July 7 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM (GMT -7:00) Mountain Time


Studio of Merlin Thompson

Calgary AB

More Info & Contact

Merlin Thompson

Phone: 403-244-1602
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