Greater Washington Suzuki Institute

Greater Washington Suzuki InstituteGreater Washington Suzuki Institute
Washington, DC
www.gwsuzukiinstitute.org

Register online at www.gwsuzukiinstitute.org

The 2020 Greater Washington Suzuki Institute (GWSI) will be held at the National Cathedral School, 3609 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20016.

Student Program, June 22-June 26
This year, GWSI offers full and partial programs for beginning and advanced students of violin, cello, viola and bass.  These programs consist of a combination of Master Class Lessons, Repertory Classes, Quartet/Chamber Music Classes, Scottish Fiddling, five levels of Orchestra, Music Theory Games, daily recitals and a final concert. Parents attending with their children have the opportunity to participate in daily lectures. Parents are encouraged to join the parent/teacher single day 6 hour Foundation course on Suzuki philosophy, Every Child Can.

Teacher Development Program, June 20-June 28
For teachers, GWSI offers the following courses this year:
- Foundation Course (Every Child Can!) with Ronda Cole,
- Violin Unit 1 with Ronda Cole,
- Violin Unit 2 with David Strom,
- Violin Unit 3 with Anne Montzka-Smelser,
- Cello Unit 2 with Alice Vierra.

 

June 2020

For Students

For Teachers Instructor Audition

 

Pricing

Student Fees

Register by April 15 and save up to $150 per student. Early registration, sibling & SAGWA member discounts available.

  • Pre-twinkle/Twinkle $545
  • Violin/Cello Book 1 $555
  • Violin/Cello Book 2 $555
  • Violin/Cello Book 3 $555
  • Violin/Cello Book 4 & Up $590
  • Vivace Cello/Viola Full Program $640
  • Vivace Cello/Viola Partial Program $375
  • Viola/Bass Program $415
  • Viola/Bass Orchestra Only $100
  • Music Theory Games Elective $75
  • Chamber Music Elective $310
  • Scottish Fiddling Elective $180

Teacher Fees

Register by April 15 and save up to $150 per student. Early registration & SAGWA member discounts available. SAA course registration fees included.

  • Every Child Can $190
  • Violin Unit 1 $895
  • Violin Unit 2 $620
  • Violin Unit 3 $620
  • Cello Unit 2 $620

Scholarships

GWSI Scholarships for Teachers and Students

For Teachers, Amount: Variable, Application due: April 1
GWSI makes a limited number of partial scholarships available to promising teachers and students who are attending GWSI for the first time and demonstrate significant financial need. Applications are due by April 1, 2020. Apply through the GWSI website (https://gwsuzukiinstitute.org/register).

SAGWA Institute Scholarships

For Students, Amount: Variable, Application due: April 1
SAGWA members can apply for an Institute Scholarship which provides tuition-based assistance for the GWSI Teacher Development and Student Programs. Applications are due by April 15, 2020. Apply through the SAGWA website (https://sagwa.org/scholarships).

Housing & Meals

The 2020 Greater Washington Suzuki Institute will be held at the National Cathedral School, 3609 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20016. Links to nearby Washington DC hotels are provided on the GWSI website ( www.gwsuzukiinstitute.org).

Recreation

Washington DC is a great city for sightseeing: The US Capitol, The White House, monuments, The Library of Congress. Great museums with free admission: Air & Space, National Art Gallery, Natural History, American History, American Indian, African, Asian, Hirshhorn (Sculpture), George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and garden, National Arboretum with Bonsai pavilions, etc. Not to mention a world of outstanding culinary diversity all accessible by DC’s metro rail.


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