Ellen Kogut

Ellen Kogut

Ellen Kogut holds Master’s degrees in Suzuki Pedagogy from Ithaca College and in Violin Performance from McGill University. She has taught at Suzuki workshops and institutes in Canada and the U.S., and maintains an active performing career as a chamber and orchestral musician. She currently serves on the SAA’s Board of Directors and is completing a doctorate in violin performance at l’Université de Montréal.

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Balancing from the Center Clearing the Path to Fluid Left Hand Technique for Violinists and Violists

November 1, 2016 by Ellen Kogut

Introduction Left hand balance, or the natural and efficient distribution of weight among the fingers, is an important element of string playing. It contributes to comfort, facility, and consistency of intonation. It is also essential to proper form for extensions and… Read more ▶

Reaching Out

April 17, 2014 by Ellen Kogut

Every two years, hundreds of Suzuki teachers descend upon the Minneapolis Hilton for the Suzuki Association of the Americas Conference. The Conference offers presentations, workshops, masterclasses, and performances, as well as the incredible opportunity to connect with colleagues from all… Read more ▶

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