Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute

Bass Unit 1
Jul 16Aug 4, 2023 in Seattle, WA
at Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute


Bass Unit 1

Instructor: Anna Doak

Additional Schedule Information

This is a hybrid course.

This portion of the workshop is entirely online via Zoom. Times listed are in Pacific time:
Sunday, July 16, 2-5 pm
Tuesday, July 18, 6-9 pm
Thursday, July 20, 6-9 pm
Sunday, July 23, 2-5 pm
Tuesday, July 25 6-9 pm
Thursday, July 27 6-9 pm

This portion of the workshop is in person at Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute:
Monday July 31- Thursday August 3 from 1:00-3:30 pm

Event Description

28 class hours: 18 hours online and 10 hours in-person.
15 hours observations: 5 hours online and 10 hours in-person

Attendance at all class hours and completion of the observations is necessary to register the course with the SAA. Though specific training class hours are listed above, participants should plan to be at JSSI all day beginning at 8:30 am when the first student classes begin. 

Visit https://japanseattle.org/bass-courses/ for all scheduling and course details.

Prerequisite course:

Every Child Can!, or Filosofía

Audition: Bass Basic, or Bass Comprehensive.

Deadline: All audition materials must be submitted by July 2 *

Signup closed.

Trainer Information

Anna Doak

Anna has been a Suzuki Bass Teacher since 2010 and is thrilled to be the newest Bass Teacher Trainer for the SAA. She has built a thriving community of all-ages students at studio in Seattle WA. Anna is currently a member of the Northwest Sinfonietta, serves as principal bassist and teaching artist with the Seattle Collaborative Orchestra and is on faculty at the Japan Seattle Suzuki Institute.. She has performed with the Seattle Symphony, the National Academy Orchestra of Canada, the Northwest Chamber Orchestra, and on numerous recording projects. In addition to her classical studies she has a BA in Jazz Performance from Cornish College of the Arts. She is a founding member of the chamber ensemble Different Drummer and was awarded an artist support grant by the Jack Straw Foundation in 2015, and again in 2020.


Sunday, July 16 to Friday, August 4, , 2023


This event will be held online.

Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute

3307 3rd Ave W
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle WA 98119

Phone: 425-298-3014
[javascript protected email address]

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