Short Term Teacher Training Courses

Piano Bk 2: June 13-17 Marilyn Andersen, teacher, IL
Piano Bk 3: June 17-21 Marilyn Andersen, teacher, IL
Violin Bk 1: June 17-25 Wendy Azrak, teacher, MI
Violin Bk 2: June 17-21 Beth Titterington, teacher, KS
Violin Bk 3: June 21-25 Beth Titterington, teacher, KS
Cello Bk 3: June 21-25 Andrea Yun, teacher, MI

Applicants must take ECC, Book 1, Book 2, and Book 3 in order. Applicants must  be current members of SAA. Following Book 3, classes do not have to be taken in order.

To qualify as a participant in Book 1 teacher training, applicants must, in addition to completing the ECC course, submit a video audition of specified repertoire to the SAA prior to June 3rd.

Complete information regarding the audition is available at the SAA Website:

Workshop participants should prepare the repertoire to be studied at a performance level. Memorization is not required but recommended.  Participants should be conversant with the ideas presented in Dr. Suzuki’s book, Nurtured by Love.

Piano classes begin at 6:30 pm on the first day, string classes at 7 pm. Classes end by 3pm on the last day. 100% attendance is required for registering the course with SAA.

A John Kendall Scholarship is available for one Violin Teacher Trainee from Michigan.  For requirements and application, please visit

2017 Dates

SESSION 1 June 14 - 17 Piano

SESSION 2 June 18 - 21
                    Piano and Strings

SESSION 3 June 22 - 25 Strings

Teacher Training Courses
Piano Book 2: June 13-17
Piano Book 3: June 17-21
Violin Book 1: June 17-25
Violin Book 2: June 17-21
Violin Book 3: June 21-25
Cello Book 3: June 21-25