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 4 (Caroline Fraser)
Violin Unit One June 5-12, 2015 (Marilyn O'Boyle)
Violin Unit Two June 4-8, 2015 (Ed Kreitman)
Violin Unit Three June 8-12, 2015 (Ed Kreitman)
Violin Unit Four June 4-8, 2015 (Libby Armour)
Violin Unit Five June 8-12, 2015 (Libby Armour)
Piano Unit One June 5-12, 2015 (Caroline Fraser)
Piano Unit Two June 4-8, 2015 (Rita Hauck)
Piano Unit Three June 8-12, 2015 (Rita Hauck)
Recorder Unit Two June 4-8, 2015 (Mary Waldo)
Recorder Unit Three June 8-12, 2015 (Mary 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 Units Two & Three: $755
Violin Unit Four: $390
Violin Units Three & Four: $755
Violin Unit Five: $390
Violin Units Four & Five: $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 Two: $390
Recorder Unit Three: $390
Recorder Units Two & Three: $755

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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