Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music Community Music School
Suzuki Institute Teacher Information
Suzuki Institute Teacher Information

Before beginning any instrument-specific training courses (as participant or auditor), the course Every Child Can! © must be completed.  The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) requires that Every Child Can!, Unit One and Unit Two courses be taken in sequence.  Training taken out of order may not be accepted by the SAA.

Participant/Auditor Status

Teachers may choose to attend the course as a participant or auditor.  A participant is someone who meets the course requirements and wishes to register their teacher training course with the SAA.  An auditor is someone who does not meet the course requirements but still wishes to attend the course.  Advanced high school students may be admitted to the course as auditors.  Auditors may not register the course with the SAA.  The course must be repeated at a later date in order to be registered.

Audition Recording Requirements

To qualify as a participant in training courses, applicants must submit a video recording audition of specified repertoire to the SAA, preferably prior to enrollment. Please see the SAA website for complete audition requirements/deadlines at or call SAA toll free at 888-378-9854.

Teacher Training Courses

Every Child Can! (ECC):  June 5, 2014 – Rita Hauck
Violin Unit One:  June 6-13, 2014 - Edward Kreitman
Violin Unit Two:  June 5-9, 2014 - Linda Case
Violin Unit Three:  June 9-13, 2014 - Linda Case

Violin Unit Four: June 9-13, 2014 – Marilyn O'Boyle
Piano Unit One:  June 6-13, 2014 – Rita Hauck
Piano Unit Two:  June 5-9, 2014 - Caroline Fraser

Piano Unit Three: June 9-13, 2014 - Caroline Fraser

Recorder Unit One: June 6-13, 2014 – Mary Halverson Waldo

Course Fees

Registration:  $75
Every Child Can (ECC):  $125 (No registration fee if registering for ECC only)
Violin Unit One:  $625
Violin Unit One & ECC:  $725
Violin Unit Two:  $390
Violin Unit Three: $390

Violin Unit Four: $390
Violin Units Two & Three: $755
Piano Unit One: $625
Piano Unit One & ECC: $725
Piano Unit Two: $390

Piano Unit Three: $390

Piano Units Two & Three: $755

Recorder Unit One: $625

Recorder Unit One & ECC: $725

Teacher Training Daily Schedule (Subject to change)

8:30 am–11:30 am Lectures
11:30 am–1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm–4:00 pm Lectures and Observation






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