Character Development 101
Jul 20 and Aug 3, 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

This course for all Suzuki instrumental and vocal instructors 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, students’ own personal life skills, and their relationship with music. 

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

Course full.

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


July 20 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM continuing August 3 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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