Dates: April 3-5, 2020
Friday, April 3rd: 10am - 6pm
Saturday, April 4th: 9am - 5pm
Sunday, April 5th: 1pm - 6pm
Location: Western Springs School of Talent Education, 1106 Chestnut Street, Western Springs, IL (3rd floor of Education Building)
Course Description: The Revisiting Unit 1 course is designed for teachers who have registered a minimum of Unit 1 and have at least one year of Suzuki teaching experience. It aims to strengthen and update one’s teaching by approaching the repertoire and its concepts from a fresh perspective. Discussions cover the foundation of Book 1, including application of the Suzuki philosophy, teaching points, layering of skills, addressing challenges of the beginning student, and more.
Format of the course includes lecture, small group discussion, student observation, possible role-playing, and playing demonstration of the teaching points and concepts. Participants will receive an online questionnaire from the SAA, to be completed prior to the start of the course.
Prerequisite: Every Child Can! , Cello Unit 1 (or Unit 1A and 1B) and have taught for at least one year.
Audition: See S.A.A. audition guidelines