Gail Lange

Gail Lange

Gail Lange is a Suzuki Piano teacher in Guelph, Ontario. A teacher trainer since 1984, Gail studied four months in Japan with Dr. Suzuki and Haruko Kataoka. Always inspired by the spirit of sharing in the Suzuki community, Gail has continued to observe and work with outstanding teachers. She is a frequent clinician at workshops and institutes particularly in Canada and offers training courses throughout the year in her Studio. Past-Chair of the Suzuki Association of Ontario, and former Piano Director of the Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute, Gail has also served twice on the SAA Board, was Piano Coordinator of the 2008 Conference and is Piano Ensembles Coordinator of the 2016 Conference. Along with Joan Krzywicki, she is spearheading the production of a video promoting Suzuki Piano. Currently, she is on Teacher Development Committee and is a SPA facilitator. In 2005 Gail was awarded the Queen Elizabeth Jubilee Medal by the Canadian government for her contributions to music

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Story of Twinkles A TwoYear Plan

Story of Twinkles: A Two-Year Plan

A Tale of Suzuki Piano in Three Countries

A Tale of Suzuki Piano in Three Countries

Leadership Retreat WrapUp

August 11, 2011 by Susan Baer, Sally Gross, Gail Lange, Deborah Moench, Patricia Purcell, MaryLou Roberts

S—T—R—E—T—C—H It’s been a long time coming. I hadn’t even considered the possibility that I might be one until relatively recently. And to actually take on the role and don the mantel, to embrace the responsibility was like diving into the… Read more ▶

First Impressions of New Piano Books

August 25, 2010 by Gail Lange

First impressions of the New International Editions of the Suzuki piano repertoire are all positive. It is obvious that the ISA Piano Committee, chaired by Mary Craig Powell, set Suzuki Piano on a new path. Twelve new pieces have been… Read more ▶

Piano Summary of the SAA Conference

June 22, 2010 by Gail Lange

Dear Colleague, Can you believe it was the 14th Conference sponsored by SAA? I thought you might be interested in some of the major events, particularly the sessions related to piano. I will begin with the Teacher Training day on the Thursday. Pam… Read more ▶

Revising Suzuki Piano Books 57

May 10, 2009 by Pam Brasch, Teri Einfeldt, Gail Lange, Mary Craig Powell

The International Suzuki Piano Committee, working with Mr. E.L. Lancaster of Alfred Publishing Company, met in Boulder, CO, in November 2008 to begin work on revisions to Suzuki Piano Method Books 4-7. History was made for Suzuki Piano as a… Read more ▶

SAA Conference Piano Events

SAA Conference Piano Events

New SAA Honorary Board Member Jeanne Baxtresser

October 8, 2008 by Gail Lange

The Board of the SAA is pleased to announce that Jeanne Baxtresser, flutist, has accepted to serve on its Honorary Board. Principal flutist of three major orchestras including the Montreal Symphony and Toronto Symphony, Ms. Baxtresser’s orchestral career culminated with… Read more ▶

Video about the New Piano Books

September 2, 2008 by Cleo Ann Brimhall, Doris Koppelman, E.l. Lancaster, Gail Lange, Mary Craig Powell, Renee Chomet Robbins

Mary Craig Powell and E.L. Lancaster discuss the improvements and changes made by the international piano committee. Four teachers demonstrate and discuss the four new pieces added to these books. From the 2008 SAA Conference session, “Energize Your Teaching with… Read more ▶

Energize Your Teaching with the New Suzuki Piano Books 13

August 25, 2008 by Cleo Ann Brimhall, Doris Koppelman, E.l. Lancaster, Gail Lange, Mary Craig Powell, Renee Chomet Robbins

Mary Craig Powell and E.L. Lancaster discuss the improvements and changes made by the international piano committee. Four teachers demonstrate and discuss the four new pieces added to these books. From the 2008 SAA Conference session, “Energize Your Teaching with… Read more ▶

Introducing Brian Ganz

March 5, 2008 by Gail Lange

Brian Ganz won the appreciation of all piano participants at the SAA Conference in 2006 in Minneapolis. Brian was the masterclass clinician for the 2006 Conference and presented a lecture recital on the Preludes of Chopin. Without attempting to be too… Read more ▶

4Piano Concerto in a minor BWV 1065 by JS Bach

August 17, 2007 by Gail Lange

Performance by students of Gail Lange accompanied by Concorde Suzuki String School of Guelph, April 2002. Read more ▶

SAA 13th Biennial Conference

SAA 13th Biennial Conference

Haruko Kataoka Remembered

Haruko Kataoka Remembered

Essentials of Teacher Training A Survey of Three Continents

Essentials of Teacher Training: A Survey of Three Continents

Perspectives on Repetition

Perspectives on Repetition

Suzuki Instruction in Canada

Suzuki Instruction in Canada

Suzuki Piano and the Older Student Some Practice Suggestions

Suzuki Piano and the Older Student: Some Practice Suggestions

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