Sally Gross

Sally Gross

A native of the Chicago area, Sally Gross is currently Cello Director at the Western Springs School of Talent Education and the Naperville Suzuki School. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Northern Illinois University where she studied with Marc Johnson, and a Masters of Music in Suzuki Pedagogy from Ithaca College where she worked with Carey Beth Hockett and Sandy and Joan Reuning. Before returning to the Chicago area in 2004, Sally taught at the Suzuki String School of Guelph in Ontario where she was also Artistic Coordinator. She has been a teacher trainer since 1990. As a dual citizen of the US and Canada, Sally has a keen interest in expanding Dr. Suzuki’s vision in both countries through her leadership, teacher training, and guest clinician appearances.

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Have Cellos Will Travel

Have Cellos, Will Travel

How lucky we are to travel this road together

How lucky we are to travel this road together!

ILIA IllinoisIowa Cello Exchange

ILIA (Illinois-Iowa) Cello Exchange

Dots Stickers and Tapes Oh My

Dots, Stickers, and Tapes, Oh My!

Tips for Managing a Successful Studio Leadership Retreat Recap

June 6, 2013 by Sally Gross, Carrie Walsh Erdely

Studio management tips, from recruiting to building community and more! Read more ▶

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 ▶

SYOA Students Parents and Teacher Share Their Experiences

May 25, 2011 by Isabelle Aboaf, McCall Andersen, Sally Gross, Leah Keane, Deborah Moench

I attended as a first violinist in SYOA 2 this past year, the fourteenth biennial conference. SYOA was the best experience I have had throughout my musical education. Read more ▶

SAA Loses Two LongTime Members This Month

June 16, 2009 by Sally Gross

Carole L. Bigler of Big Flats, NY, died Saturday, April 18, 2009 at home in Big Flats surrounded by her family. Carole was born in Kingston, PA on October 16, 1940, the daughter of the late Hans and Irene (Papp)… Read more ▶

From My Perspective An Overview of the SAA 13th Conference

From My Perspective: An Overview of the SAA 13th Conference

Thoughts from Sally Gross Coordinator

Thoughts from Sally Gross, Coordinator

SAA 13th Biennial Conference

SAA 13th Biennial Conference

Student Participation Opportunities

Student Participation Opportunities

Expanding the Vision

Expanding the Vision

SAA 13th Conference

SAA 13th Conference

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