Intermountain Suzuki String Institute

Tone of the Heart
Resonance Beyond the Strings
Jun 1722, 2024 in Draper, UT
at Intermountain Suzuki String Institute


Tone of the Heart: Resonance Beyond the Strings

Instructor: Koen Rens

Event Contact & Sign up

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Phone: 801-810-5189

Additional Schedule Information

Monday, 6/17 2:00pm-4:00pm MST: Class
Tuesday, 6/18 2:00pm-4:00pm MST: Class
Wednesday, 6/19 2:00pm-4:00pm MST: Class
Thursday, 6/20 2:00pm-4:00pm MST: Class
Friday, 6/21 2:00pm-4:00pm MST: Class

Event Description

  • Prerequisites: “Basic” Teacher Training Audition, ECC! and Unit 1.

  • Class Requirements: 10 hours of class time and no observations.

  • Description: The course covers lots of Suzuki tonalizations, ideas about connection, contact, and congruence. Active string playing and active listening. And hopefully a bit of hanging back on the chair and just enjoying being together. All instruments are welcome, but there will be a focus on strings.

Price: $485.00

6 enrolled out of 20 maximum.

See contact information below to sign up.

Trainer Information

Koen Rens

Koen Rens (Beerse ° 1965), son of composer Wouter Rens, was amongst the first Suzuki students in Belgium, Europe. Suzuki Violin Teacher Trainer for ESA and ARSO

Studied violin, chamber music and psycho-pedagogy in the Conservatories of Bruges, Brussels and Liège. He obtained ESA’s final diploma after 4 years of full time training with Jeanne Janssensn and was appointedc as a teacher Trainer in 2000. He worked as a visiting professor at the Universidad de Alcala de Henares in Madrid, the Grieg Academy in Bergen as well as for the Royal Conservatory of Music in Brussels and the Conservatoire Royal de Liège.

He teaches a thriving studio in the Academy of Music in Turnhout and was invited as guest teacher in Europe, the America’s, Australia and Asia and for several World Conventions. He served many years as a board member and later as Chairman for the ESA.


Monday, June 17 to Saturday, June 22, , 2024


Intermountain Suzuki String Institute

Juan Diego Catholic High School
300 E 11800 S
Draper UT 84020

Phone: 801-810-5189
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More Info & Contact


Lauren Posey, Executive Director

Phone: 801-699-2217
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Leslie Thackeray, Teacher Workshop Specialist

Phone: 801-824-2563
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