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Suzuki Teacher Training 2021

Violin Unit 4 Jan. 4th - March 31st

Cello Unit 4 Jan. 4th - March 1st


Violin Unit 4 (Remote via Zoom)

Instructor: James Hutchins

Class Dates: Wednesdays 11-12:30 EST- January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24

Course Hours: 15 hours via Zoom

Observation Hours: 8 hours of observation via Live Zoom lesson or a pre-recorded lesson.

Tuition: $400 (A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Michele Higa SAA Teacher Training fund for people of color)

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James Hutchins

James Hutchins

Violin Teacher / Teacher Trainer

James, lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his wonderful and gorgeous wife and his fabulous and entertaining son. He grew up in the Suzuki Method, has been a Suzuki teacher for over 25 years and is a proud Suzuki dad. James is a registered teacher trainer who has taught at workshops, institutes and classes around the world, including South Korea, Iceland, Peru, Lithuania, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Bermuda, the Bahamas and throughout the States. In 2018, James was a guest Clinician at the 67th Suzuki Method Summer School in Matsumoto, Japan. His studio has performed for former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton at the White House, at the National Zoo, the U.S. Capitol, the Maryland State Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, the National Aquarium and on the Millennium Stage and with the National Symphony at The Kennedy Center. They have also played the National Anthem for the Baltimore Orioles, Washington Wizards and Nationals. James also had the honor of performing for Dr. and Mrs. Suzuki at their home in Japan.


Cello Unit 4 (Remote via Zoom)

Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee

Class Dates: Mondays 11-1:30 EST- February 8, 22, March  1, 8, 15, 22

Course Hours: 15 hours via Zoom

Observation Hours: 8 hours of observation of pre-recorded lessons that participants can view on their own schedule.

Tuition: $475 (A portion of the proceeds will be donated to our scholarship fund for underrepresented students.)

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Beth Goldstein-McKee

Beth Goldstein-McKee

Cello Teacher / Teacher Trainer

Beth, brings her extensive performing and teaching experience to her work with students and teachers at institutes and workshops across the United States and in her studio. A registered Suzuki Association of the Americas Cello Teacher Trainer, she has taught at International Conferences in Japan and Peru, and served on the Board of Directors of the SAA and as Cello Coordinator for the 2016 SAA Conference. Recently moved to Western PA, Beth is delighted to be starting a new generation of cello students at Hope Academy, through Arts and Education at the Hoyt, and in her private studio. Beth maintained thriving cello studios on the west coast for over thirty years, most recently in Ashland, OR where she performed with the Rogue Valley Symphony and in Berkeley, CA where she was also on the faculty of Holy Names College’s Suzuki Program and East Bay Center for the Performing Arts. A native of NYC and graduate of Brandeis University, she trained in Suzuki pedagogy at the School for Strings, NYC.