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Summer Suzuki Workshop @ Moravian

The Summer Suzuki Workshop @ Moravian (SSW@M) is open to Suzuki cello, viola, violin and piano students of all ages, who are currently studying with a Suzuki Method teacher. Students and parents will enjoy an inspiring weekend of making music and learning from outstanding faculty.

Camp Details

Dates: June 22 - 24, 2018
Tuition: $200 ($235 after May 21, 2018)
Application Deadline: June 8, 2017 (Register by May 21 for discounted rate)
Application Procedure: Complete registration form and mail with payment
Final Concert Date: Sunday, June 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

New this year:  Pre-Twinkle Program for ages 6 & under, Suzuki Early Childhood Education classes for Birth - age 5, Suzuki teacher presentation

A parent or guardian is required to attend the entire workshop with each child

Goals

  1. To offer an inspiring and educational summer workshop for Suzuki students
  2. To provide students with the opportunity to study with master teachers
  3. To provide daily performing opportunities for students
  4. To provide elective classes to support and encourage students in their studies
  5. To provide parent education classes to support Suzuki parents
  6. To include early childhood education classes for younger siblings and prospective students and parents to learn about the Suzuki Method
  7. To provide a presentation for Suzuki teachers for professional development

Curriculum

  1. Master Classes and Group Classes 
  2. Performance Opportunities: Friday Play-In, Saturday recital classes, Sunday Final Concert
  3. Suzuki Choir classes and performance in the final concert with the student choir
  4. Elective Classes such as Dalcroze
  5. Parent Talks for Suzuki parents, while students are in elective class
  6. Pre-twinkle program on Saturday morning for beginning students age 6 & under, including a master class and elective classes
  7. Suzuki Early Childhood Education Classes:  “Sound Beginnings” Class for Birth - Age 3.5, and “Pre-Instrument” Class for Ages 3.5 - 5. Perfect for younger siblings and prospective Suzuki students. Each class only has space for 8 children total, so be sure to register early to get a spot!
  8. Suzuki Teacher Presentation: “How Suzuki Early Childhood Education Can Help You and Your Studio” by SAA Conference speaker, Dawn Rockwell. Cost includes teacher observation at the weekend workshop.
  9. Faculty Recital on Saturday

Schedule

Student Workshop: Friday, June 22, 2 - 5 pm, Saturday, June 23 9:30 am - 5 pm; Sunday, June 23, 9:30 am - 3 pm (includes Saturday & Sunday lunches for student and one parent)

Pre-Twinkle Program:  Saturday, June 23, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Suzuki Early Childhood Education Classes:  "Sound Beginnings" Class for Birth - Age 3.5, Saturday, June 23, 9:30 - 10:20 am; "Pre-Instrument" Class for Ages 3.5 - 5, Saturday, June 23, 10:30 - 11:20 am

Suzuki Teacher Presentation:  "How Suzuki Early Childhood Education Can Help You and Your Studio" by SAA Conference Speaker Dawn Rockwell.  Includes teacher observation for the weekend workshop. Friday, June 22, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Registration and Fees

Student Workshop: $200 ($235 after May 21); includes Saturday & Sunday lunches for student and one parent, and student T-shirt

Pre-Twinkle Program: $75 ($110 after May 21), includes student T-shirt

Suzuki Early Childhood Education Classes (“Sound Beginnings” or “Pre-Instrument”): $25 ($35 after May 21)

Suzuki Teacher Presentation & Teacher Observation at Workshop: $35 ($45 after May 21)

How to Register

You can register by mailing the printable registration form to:

Summer Suzuki Workshop @ Moravian College
1200 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018

For more information contact the Music Institute 610-861-1650 (voice), 610-465-8807 (FAX), or music@moravian.edu

A parent is required to attend all classes with their child throughout the duration of the workshop.

Faculty

  • Martha Schrempel, advanced piano (bio)
  • Melissa Socci, Workshop Director (bio)
  • Nancy Terlaak Poot, Violin/Viola
  • Paula Zerkle, Dalcroze (bio)

Guest Faculty

  • Rosalie Keddington, violin
  • Andrea Kleesattel, cello (bio)
  • Dawn Rockwell, piano (bio)
  • Joseph Waggoner, voice (bio)

Moravian College Music Institute

Following the tradition of over 250 years of music in Bethlehem and located in the historic district, THE MORAVIAN COLLEGE MUSIC INSTITUTE encourages the art of music through study and performance at all levels for any student or member of the community. Offerings include private lessons, master classes, group ensembles and Suzuki education.

MCMI offers excellent year round concert programming to suit any musical taste.

For More Information on Music Lessons or MCMI Events, call 610.861.1650 or email music@moravian.edu