Want to improve your skills and become an expert teacher? 
Energize your teaching in 2023 with new ideas and teaching techniques from our master trainers!

Simplicity of Technique, An SAA Enrichment course for violin or viola

Cathryn Lee
Mon, July 31- Fri, Aug 4
3:30 – 5:30 pm
10 class hours in-person at JSSI
$295

The course will focus on techniques that make sense for effective advanced playing.  We will cover many techniques in creative and child-friendly ways which enables the teacher to prepare and teach advanced techniques from the beginning. 

Participants must be SAA members, complete ECC / Filosofía, and Unit 1 in order to register this enrichment course with the SAA. Auditing is possible for those who have registered ECC / Filosofía and have an active SAA membership. 

 

Violin Unit 1

Allen Lieb
July 30 – Aug 6, 2023
28 class hours; 15 observation hrs
Hybrid course
$725

All class hours listed below are required.

Online
Sun, July 30 9 am – 1 pm

In-person at JSSI
Mon, July 31-Fri, Aug 4
2:30 – 5:30 pm

Online
Sat, Aug 5 9 am – 1 pm
Sun, Aug 6 9 am – 2 pm

Participants must be SAA members and complete Every Child Can! or Filosofía before class begins, as well as a successful audition. Every Child Can! is not instrument specific and is being offered in person July 10-11 in Bellevue, WA as part of HNU Piano Circle Teacher Training. More information is available here.

Auditing is possible for those who have registered ECC / Filosofía and have an active SAA membership. 

Violin Unit 2

Tracy Helming Wiggin
July 24 – Aug 4, 2023
15 class hours; 8 observation hrs
HyFlex course
$495

All class hours listed below are required.

In-person in Seattle or online
Tues, July 25 8 – 10:30 am
Fri, July 28 8 -10:30 am

In-person at JSSI or online
Mon, July 31 – Fri, Aug 4
3:30 – 5:30 pm 

 

Participants must be SAA members and complete Every Child Can! or Filosofía and Unit 1 before class begins.

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Violin Unit 4

Edmund Sprunger
July 16- Aug 4, 2023
15 class hours; 8 observation hrs
Hybrid course
$495

All class hours listed below are required.

Online
Sun, July 16 2-5 pm

In-person at JSSI
Mon, July 31-Fri, Aug 4
3:30 – 5:30 pm

Online
2 additional hours, TBD

Participants must be SAA members and complete Every Child Can! or Filosofía and Units 1-3 before class begins.

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Violin Unit 7

Daniel Gee Cordova
July 31-Aug 4, 2023
15 class hours; 8 observation hrs
HyFlex course
$495

All class hours listed below are required.

In-person at JSSI or online

Mon, July 31 – Fri, Aug 4
2:30 – 5:30 pm

Participants must be SAA members and complete Every Child Can! or Filosofía and Units 1-3 before class begins.

Each of our trainers has decades of experience teaching artistry.

Many of them studied in Japan with Dr. Suzuki.

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 choosing how to access these great mentors!

 Registration for in-person training includes:

• Class hours as scheduled

• Access to masterclasses, technique classes, and repertoire classes
to fulfill required observation hours, as well as pre-recorded lessons with the trainers who are offering an online option


• Attendance at our inspiring mid-day Honors Recitals

• Admission to our special evening performances featuring
Young Artist cello faculty, Amy Barston, and Young Artist violin faculty, Elisa Barston

• Participation in our Parent Talks

 

Gain confidence and credibility while your teaching skills flourish in our teacher workshops!