San Diego Suzuki Teacher Workshops

Teaching Beginning Improvisation Using Fiddle and Gospel Tunes
Cello, Viola, Violin
Oct 23Nov 20, 2020 in Encinitas, CA
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Teaching Beginning Improvisation Using Fiddle and Gospel Tunes: Cello, Viola, Violin

Instructor: Renata Bratt,

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Phone: 858-449-7559

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10/23, 8-10am PST
10/30, 8-10am PST
11/6, 8-10am PST
11/13, 8-10am PST
11/20, 8-10am PST

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Trainer Information

Renata Bratt

Renata Bratt is Kuumbwa Jazz Artist in the Schools in Santa Cruz, CA, past chair of ASTA’s Eclectic Styles Committee and teaches cello and string orchestra. Her books and string orchestra arrangements are published by Alfred and Mel Bay. She has taught classical styles, jazz improvisation and fiddling at Alasdair Fraser’s fiddle camps, Southern Hemisphere International School for Scottish Fiddling, the New Directions Cello Festival, Wintergrass, ASTA, MENC and Suzuki institutes. Renata records and tours with Cindy Lee Berryhill (rock) and Reel of Seven (Scottish Dance) and has played back-up with luminaries such as Darol Anger, Liz Carroll, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, Lyle Lovett, and Dionne Warwick. Rolling Stone dubbed her an “ace performer” for her work with alternative rocker Cindy Lee Berryhill’s Garage Orchestra. She received her Ph.D. in Music from U.C. San Diego and is a former president of the Suzuki Music Association of California.


Friday, October 23 to Friday, November 20, , 2020


This event will be held online.

San Diego Suzuki Teacher Workshops

1814 Avenida Mimosa
Encinitas CA

Phone: 858-449-7559
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Danielle Kravitz, Co-Director

Phone: 858-449-7559
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Marguerite Jayasimha, Co-Director

Phone: 650-305-9220
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