Student Program: Book 1
Atlanta Suzuki Institute violin, viola, cello, and guitar students in
Suzuki Book 1 will enroll in a 3-hour program, with the option to add
up to 2 elective classes.
All classes will be online in June 2021.
The following classes will be scheduled Monday, June 21 through Thursday, June 24.
The ASI Final Concert will be held on Friday, June 25.
Book 1 students may add elective classes for a 4th and/or 5th hour of instruction. Book 1 elective options:
Drumming (available for all Book 1 students)
Fun & Fantastic Theory Things (available for all Book 1 students)
Fiddling (available for students mid-Book 1 and beyond)
Book 1 students are welcome and encouraged to attend all guest artist and student recitals as well as any Institute-wide social activities.
Musical Parenting Seminar with Dr. Shu-Yi Scott
This year, parents of Pre-Twinkle through Book 4 students will have the opportunity to register for a Musical Parenting Seminar with Dr. Shu-Yi Scott. Dr. Scott will share her personal experiences as a Suzuki cello teacher helping parents practice for 25 years and as a mother of two daughters who both play cello. Topics to be covered in this 5-hour seminar (1 hour each day, June 21-25):
How to build and maintain a healthy relationship among parent, teacher, and child (Suzuki Triangle)
The parents' role in Musical Parenting and daily practice
Being better guides for children during practice when dealing with busy schedules
Helping children discover that mistakes are part of learning without conflicts turning into power struggles
Finding the grit in daily practice and guiding children when they are frustrated
Helping children enjoy the daily practicing process
Note: this seminar is open to parents (and teachers), regardless of student participation in ASI. The fee for the seminar is $100, and no registration fee is required to take the seminar on its own. To sign up without also registering a student participant, please use the Teacher Registration form.
Early Bird Registration Fee (non-refundable): $75 per family (through April 30)
Book 1 Program Fee: $300
Musical Parenting Seminar Fee: $100
Fiddling, Theory, and/or Drumming Elective Fee: $75 each
Note: Elective requests are not guaranteed.
Students may request a maximum of two elective classes.
A limited number of need-based scholarships are available.