Edward Kreitman

Edward Kreitman

Edward Kreitman is the founder and Director of the Western Springs School of Talent Education and the Naperville Suzuki School. Mr. Kreitman received his undergraduate degree from Western Illinois University where he studied Suzuki Pedagogy with Doris Preucil and Almita Vamos. In 1986 , he studied at the Talent Education Summer School with Dr. Suzuki in Matsumoto, Japan.

Mr. Kreitman has served the Suzuki Teacher’s Association in many capacities including a member of the Board of Directors, Violin Committee, Teacher Development team and as Coordinator for several National Suzuki Teacher Conferences. Recently he served on the SAA team which developed the Every Child Can! introductory course. Edward Kreitman enjoys an international reputation as a guest clinician at Suzuki institutes and workshops. Mr. Kreitman is a registered Teacher Trainer of the Suzuki Association of the Americas and is the author of Teaching from the Balance Point: A Guide for Suzuki Parents, Teachers and Students and Teaching with an Open Heart: A Guide for Developing Conscious Musicianship. In 2008, Mr. Kreitman was honored with the Suzuki Chair Award at the American Suzuki Institute in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

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Guest Blog: Final Thoughts from the 16th World Convention

April 9, 2013 by Edward Kreitman

See Ed’s previous updates from the Convention, and more from Matusumoto. March 31—Sunday Today is the last day of the conference, and we begin with a slightly shortened version of our morning group class. After lunch, we are all assembled in… Read more ▶

Guest Blog: Thursday and Friday at the 16th World Convention

March 30, 2013 by Edward Kreitman

Ed Kreitman reports from Matsumoto on Thursday’s and Friday’s activities. Read more ▶

Guest Blog: Live from the 16th Suzuki Method World Convention

March 28, 2013 by Edward Kreitman

Live from the 16th Suzuki Method World Convention, guest blogger Ed Kreitman reports on the experience so far. Read more ▶

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Practical Practice

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An Overview of the Violin Area Program

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Nurtured by Love

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Nurtured by Love Telos Video and Cleveland Institute of Music

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Violin Sessions at the Sixth Conference

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Third Suzuki Method Teachers Conference

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