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Suzuki Training

We are excited to once again offer Suzuki Teacher Training at the University of Tennessee. Below, please find all the pertinent information regarding dates, personnel, costs and registration. If you have any questions, please feel contact Geoffrey Herd at gherd@utk.edu.

ECC: May 13, 2019 8 AM – 4 PM with Carey Cheney
Violin Book 1: May 14th – 21nd with teacher trainer James Hutchins
Violin Book 2: May 13th – 17th with teacher trainer Teri Einfeldt
Violin Book 3: May 17th – May 21st with teacher trainer Teri Einfeldt

Cello Book 1: May 14th – 21nd with teacher trainer Carey Cheney
Cello Book 2: May 21st – 25th with Avi Friedlander
Cello Book 3: May 25th – May 29th with Avi Friedlander
(Note: registrants may elect to take sequential cello books in this schedule. There will be no overlap in the training schedules.)

Costs

  • ECC: $100
  • Book 1: $600
  • Book 2: $400
  • Book 3: $400

A 50% deposit is required to reserve your spot.

To register for training, you must do 5 things:

  1. Have an active Suzuki Association membership. Please visit https://suzukiassociation.org/about/membership/ to join or renew your SAA membership.
  2. Submit an audition recording and be approved to get training by the SAA. The cost of this teacher audition is cheaper if submitted 8 weeks before training begins. In any case, however, the recording must be submitted 10 days before your training is scheduled to begin. Please visit  https://suzukiassociation.org/teachers/training/audition/  for information and submission instructions.
  3. Email Geoff Herd (gherd@utk.edu ) to confirm your intention to register for any of the ECC or violin training, or Wesley Baldwin (wbaldwin@utk.edu ) to confirm your intention of registering for cello training.
  4. Pay a 50% deposit to reserve your spot. Submit payments here: https://music.utk.edu/ugrad/payments.php
    Deposits will be non-refundable after April 13th.
  5. The remaining balance on training fees is due by May 7, 2019.

All housing and other accommodations are the responsibility of the participant. Unfortunately, there is no on campus housing available, but we recommend using AirBnb, which is very affordable in Knoxville. If you prefer a hotel, many are available for booking through numerous websites including priceline and kayak.com.

Schedule

Violin Book 1

Monday, May 13th ECC
9:30AM - Noon
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
 
6
Tuesday, May 14th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Wednesday, May 15th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Thursday, May 16th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Friday, May 17th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Saturday, May 18th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Sunday, May 19th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Monday, May 20th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Tuesday, May 21th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
 
 
Total Lecture
28 HRS
 
 
Total Observation
16 HRS

Violin Book 2

Monday, May 13th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Tuesday, May 14th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Wednesday, May 15th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Thursday, May 16th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Friday, May 17th
(1 HR Book 1)
(2.5 HR Book 3)
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2

Book 3

Saturday, May 18th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Sunday, May 19th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Monday, May 20th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
Tuesday, May 21th
9 AM - 1 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Lecture
Observation
3.5
2
 
 
Total Lecture
30 HRS
 
 
Total Observation
16 HRS

CELLO Training schedule for books 2 and 3

All events held in 025 in the Haslam Music Center

NOTE: parking passes can be purchased for 5$ daily for lot 23, directly behind the Haslam Music Center. One can purchase tickets between 30 minutes and 5 minutes before each day’s class begins.

Unit 2: Avi Friedlander, teacher trainer

Tuesday, May 21st
3 PM - 6 PM
 
Wednesday, May 22nd
9 AM - 1 PM
3 PM to 4 PM live teaching
3 PM Johanna Gao
3:30 PM Kate McLean
Thursday, May 23rd
9 AM - 1 PM
3 PM to 5 PM live teaching
3 PM Audrey Dougherty
3:30 PM Nick Yan
4 PM group class
Friday, May 24th
9 AM - 1 PM
3 PM to 5 PM live teaching
3 PM Aaron Sharp
3:30 PM Nolan Sharp
4 PM EI Sharp
4:30 PM Jackson Sharp
Saturday, May 25th
9 AM - 11 AM
book 2 consultations
(10 minutes per participant)

Unit 3: Avi Friedlander, teacher trainer

Saturday, May 25th
11 AM - 1:15 PM
 
Sunday, May 26th
9 AM - 1:15 PM
 
Monday, May 27th
9 AM - 1:15 PM
3 PM to 5 PM live teaching
3 PM Corrine Hawkey
3:30 PM Kate Cho
4 PM Alex Lewis
4:30 PM TBA
Tuesday, May 28th
9 AM - 1:15 PM
 
Wednesday, May 29th
9 AM - 11 AM
book 3 consultations
these will be by skype
(10 minutes per participant)

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