Curious about the Suzuki philosophy? Looking for new ideas and a deeper understanding of how to teach children?

Make yourself stand out by continuing your bass teacher development
with teacher trainer Anna Doak. Choose between online or in-person.

Anna Doak


Aug 4-10, 2024
15 class hours with an additional 8 hours of observation

Sun, Aug 4   11am -1:30pm
Mon, Aug 5 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Tues, Aug 6 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Wed, Aug 7 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Thurs, Aug 8 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Fri, Aug 9 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Sat, Aug 10 11 am – 1:30 pm


Participants must be SAA members. Pre-requisites are *Every Child Can! or Filosofía, and Double Bass Unit 1, as well as a successful audition. Bass Unit 1  participants from Greater Austin Suzuki Institute are invited to join us for Bass Unit 2 and will receive a $40 discount off JSSI tuition. 

 Attendance at all class hours and completion of the observations is necessary to register the course with the SAA. Though specific training class hours are listed above, in-person participants should plan to be at JSSI all day beginning at 8:30 am when the first student classes begin. Times are listed in Pacific time.

If you are interested in renting a bass, please contact The Bass Church

Registration includes:

• 15 class hours plus all-day access to JSSI student classes for required observations and access to Anna’s library of recorded classes

• For those who participate in person, the opportunity to lead an activity and assist in a repertoire class, work with an individual student in masterclass, and meet with Anna for a consultation

• Attendance at our inspiring Honors Recitals

• Admission to all performances, featuring our Young Artist Faculty: Amy Barston, cello, and Elisa Barston, violin 

• Participation in our Parent Talks 

• Invitation to our Sunday Social for Teacher Workshop Participants and Faculty

Join us this summer and.. 

• Hone your teaching skills

• Increase your visibility and standing in the Suzuki community

• Forge lasting relationships with colleagues and Suzuki mentors

• Experience the magic of Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute

Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute SAA Approved

This season’s institute will be in-person with online training options

…so enjoy the flexibility of online training hours plus the benefits of hands-on experience in person!