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Timetable - updated 15 June 2021
Date and Time (AEST) Target Instrument Lecturer Title of presentation To be recorded?
Thursday 8 July
8:00am - 9:30am Piano Caroline Fraser, Peru

Let the children learn: developing musical intuition and independence

Yes
8:00am - 10:00am Guitar Seth Himmelhoch, USA Style Sense with Seth Himmelhoch.
Explore how stylistic performance practice applies to Suzuki Guitar School repertoire from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical and Romantia eras. Get a better sense of interpretation through listening and playing!
Yes
9:00am - 10:00am Suzuki Early Childhood Education Danette Warren Schuh, USA

'Suzuki Early Childhood Education for the Future.' As our world changes, so does our teaching. Noone knows for sure how these changes will evolve. Let's get out the "crystal ball" and see what the future may hold for SECE teachers everywhere.

Yes
10:00am - 11:30am All Instruments Dr Anita Collins, Australia

Sheila Warby Memorial Keynote Address:
How Suzuki Music Learning Develops Every Child's Brain

Yes
12 noon - 1:00pm All Instruments Edward Kreitman, USA

Teaching With an Open Heart

Yes
1:30pm - 3:00pm Cello Rick Mooney, USA

Setting Up for Success
How to set up a student from the beginning without tension or balance problems. Includes One Finger Scales; and Vibrato, if time allows

Yes
2:00pm - 4:00pm Violin Koen Rens, USA

Tonalisation at different levels of sophistication: the natural (Zen?) tone from the instrument enriched by the language of the body and the message of the soul
AND
From FUN to JOY: How working hard in group class can be both extremely entertaining and the secret of great motivation

Yes
5:00pm - 6:30pm Cello Sally-Anne Brown, NZ

Excellence in Technique from Day 1 - Listening the Suzuki Way

Yes
5:00pm - 6:30pm Piano Kasia Borowiak, UK

Developing tonal range through review and outside repertoire. Focus on books 5 to 7.

Yes
5:00pm - 6:30pm Voice Dr Päivi Kukkamäki, Finland

Suzuki Philosophy in Suzuki Voice Lessons

Yes
7:00pm - 8:00pm Organ Gunilla Rönnberg, UK

Suzuki Organ: Relaxed Playing Technique

Yes
8:30 - 10:30pm Flute Rebecca Paluzzi, USA

Breathing and musical phrasing throughout the repertoire - part 1
AND
Teaching older beginners

Yes
 
Friday 9 July
8:00am - 9:00am All Instruments Caroline Fraser, Peru

Change Lives: Suzuki in Latin America

Yes
9:15am - 10:45am Cello Sally-Anne Brown, NZ

Mind Over Matter
AND
The Connector

Yes
9:15am - 10:45am Viola Elizabeth Stuen-Walker, USA

Viola Professional Development

Yes
9:15am - 10:45am Recorder and All Instruments Kathleen Schoen, Canada

Ornamentation and Improvisation

Yes
9:15am - 10:45am Double Bass Virginia Dixon, USA

The Plight of the Suzuki Bassist: All Ages and Stages... Together (part 1)

Yes
10:00am - 11:00am Suzuki Early Childhood Education Wan Tsai Chen, Canada

Come, Prepare and Share
A hands-on SECE 'teacher class' session. Lat's share and explore ideas/layers of activities from SECE curriculum(s) in SECE classrooms and/or SECE concerts in-person/online. If possible, please have SECE teaching equipment avaialble. However if not possible, no worries, let's be creative.

No
11:00am - 12 noon All Instruments Edmund Sprunger, USA

When Happiness Hurts

No
12:30pm - 2:30pm Guitar David Madsen, USA

The Hartt Suzuki Guitar Reading Program from Pre-Pre-Twinkle to Graduation

Yes
12:30pm - 1:30pm Organ David Clark, Australia

Suzuki Organ and Articulation: one note at a time

Yes
1:30pm - 2:30pm PIano and Organ David Clark, Australia Review and Improvisation Skills in Suzuki Organ and Piano
Yes
3:00pm - 4:00pm All Instruments Koen Rens, Belgium Preparing students (and parents) to Advanced from Pre-Twinkle. (Living in "hopetimism”)
Yes
5:00pm - 6:30pm Piano Kasia Borowiak, UK Fostering the Independent Mind: Ideas for structuring the lesson and practice
Yes
5:00pm - 6:30pm Voice Dr Päivi Kukkamäki, Finland

Suzuki Voice Program and Teenagers

Yes
7:00pm - 9:00pm Violin Julia Fredersdorff, Australia

Baroque Historically Informed Performance

Yes
8:30pm - 10:30pm Flute Rebecca Paluzzi, USA

Breathing and musical phrasing throughout the repertoire - part 2
AND
Mastery and Mother Tongue - part 1

Yes
 
Saturday 10 July
8:00am - 9:30am Piano Caroline Fraser, Peru Tone Development: through the senses, focusing on repertoire from Books 1 - 4
Yes
9:00am - 10:30am Viola Elizabeth Stuen-Walker, USA

Viola Professional Development

 

Yes
9:00am - 10:30am Recorder Kathleen Schoen, Canada

Recorder Tips and Tricks (Q&A)
What comes up for you in lessons, that you would like more tools to work with?
Form, articulation, posture, hand position, review, incorporating treble recorder, and anything else you would like to discuss - bring your questions.

Yes
9:00am - 10:30am Double Bass Virginia Dixon, USA

The Plight of the Suzuki Bassist: All Ages and Stages... Together (part 2)

Yes
10:00am - 11:00am Suzuki Early Childhood Education Danette Warren Schuh, USA

The Importance of Early Literacy in the SECE Class and Beyond.
Reading to babies and toddlers in the SECE class and educating parents on the importance of early literacy is critical. The reading process can also continue into the private studio with the long-term goal of developing excellent music readers.

Yes
10:00am - 12 noon Guitar MaryLou Roberts, USA

Q & A session - & bring your guitars! Teachers invited to submit their question to Zeah Riordan a week prior to the session. Additional questions will be also be accepted live if there is time.

Yes
11:00am - 1:00pm Violin Winifred Crock, USA Examining How Children Learn: New Concepts in Music Literacy 
Yes
1:30pm - 3:00pm Cello Rick Mooney, USA

The "Guided Tour" of the Double Stops book.
AND
Q&A, if time allows.

Teachers will need a copy of Rick Mooney's Double Stops for Cello Book for this session.

Yes
3:00pm - 4:00pm All Instruments Ed Ayres, Australia

Whole Notes - Life Lessons through Music

Yes
4:30 - 6:00pm All Instruments Moirsheen Kelly-Keesing, Australia

Suzuki in Schools

Yes
7:00 - 8:00pm All Instruments Ruth Miura, Spain

A Guiding Light - Memories of Dr. Suzuki

Yes
8:30 - 10:30pm Flute Rebecca Paluzzi, USA

Mastery and Mother Tongue - part 2
AND
Q&A session

Yes
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