Overview Course—Books 2—4
Jul 59, 2023 in IL
at Chicago Suzuki Institute


Overview Course - Books 2 - 4: Cello

Instructor: Avi Friedlander

Additional Schedule Information

Course runs from 7/5—7/9. 7/5—7/7 student classes happen concurrently allowing for observation at the institute. 7/8 and 7/9 are longer days of seminar only. The course format requires 15 hours of attendance and 8 hours of observations.

Event Description

Supplementary also includes book overviews.

This course is designed for teachers who would like to revisit the concepts in books 2 through 4 and have previously registered the Unit courses. Specifically intended for teachers who wish to have an in person training experience with Avi Friedlander.


All books covered in the overview course.

0 enrolled out of 15 maximum.

See contact information below to sign up.

Trainer Information

Avi Friedlander

Well known as a Suzuki cello workshop and institute clinician, Avi Friedlander teaches a variety of methods from classical to jazz and rock. He is the director of the Barston Suzuki Center at the Music Institute of Chicago, a Suzuki teacher trainer, Director of Suzuki Pedagogy at Roosevelt University and teaches string pedagogy at the University of North Florida and Northwestern University. His primary teachers have included Anthony Elliott, Stephen Geber, Irene Sharp, Tanya Carey and David Premo and he has also worked with Richard Aaron, Hans Jensen, Janos Starker and Bernard Greenhouse. Mr. Friedlander has studied improvisation methods with Eugene Friesen, Stephan Braun and Tim Kliphuis. In addition to his own compositions, Mr. Friedlander is the author of his method books, “chopping around” and “pizzing around”, which introduce alternative styles to cellist.  On top of his cello teaching career, Mr. Friedlander is also an USA Hockey certified coach.


Wednesday, July 5 to Sunday, July 9, , 2023


Chicago Suzuki Institute

Trinity International University

Phone: 847-905-1500
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More Info & Contact

Website: www.musicinst.org/csi

Blake Brasch, Director

Phone: 847-905-1500 ext. 511
Fax: 847-446-3876

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Aaron Kaplan, Assistant Director

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