Introduction to the Suzuki Method

ALL CLASSES WILL BE HELD ONLINE via ZOOM

 

The summer is a great time to try something new!  The Music Institute of Chicago has a wide range of summer classes for youth and adults.  Whether you are interested in trying a new instrument, or adding new skills, summer classes are a great way to make music and friends.

 

June Suzuki Introduction classes begin the week of Monday, June 8, 2020 - Sunday, June 14, 2020. See below for exact dates.

$30 registration fee applies for all new students.

 

INTRODUCTION TO SUZUKI METHOD – ONLINE  30 minutes • $85 • 3 weeks

Class Description:

Join MIC’s Barston Suzuki Center faculty members for a glimpse into the inspiring world of Suzuki Education. Introduction to Suzuki Method classes prepare young children and their families for future participation in the Music Institute of Chicago’s Suzuki program. Parents will learn the fundamentals of Suzuki philosophy and how to set a strong foundation for success in the crucial beginning stages of a child’s musical journey. Children will explore musical concepts like rhythm, tone and pitch while simultaneously learning about the instrument choices offered at MIC’s Barston Suzuki Center.

 

Class Format:

Each class in the 3-week curriculum features parent-teacher discussions about Suzuki philosophy, “Meet the Instrument” segments, and engaging student/parent musical activities. Homework between classes will include MIC’s Barston Suzuki Center parent education podcasts, reading assignments and parent-child activities.


JUNE
June 8-28 (registration deadline May 31, 2020)

Mondays June 8, 15, 22            4:00 PM         via Zoom          John Glew
Tuesdays June 9, 16, 23           4:30 PM         via Zoom          Daniel Hoppe
Wednesdays June 10, 17, 24    4:30 PM         via Zoom          George Radosavljevic
Thursdays June 11, 18, 25        4:00 PM         via Zoom          John Glew
Fridays June 12, 19, 26             4:30 PM         via Zoom          Kyra Saltman
Saturdays June 13, 20, 27       12:30 PM         via Zoom         Melissa Arbetter
Sundays June 14, 21, 28          4:00 PM          via Zoom         Shigetoshi Yamada

JULY

July 6 – 26 (registration deadline June 28, 2020)

Mondays July 6, 13, 20          4:00 PM             via Zoom          John Glew
Tuesdays July 7, 14, 21         4:30 PM             via Zoom          Daniel Hoppe
Wednesdays July 8, 15, 22    4:30 PM             via Zoom          George Radosavljevic
Thursdays July 9, 16, 23        4:30 PM             via Zoom          Jeong Min Lee
Fridays July 10, 17, 24           4:30 PM             via Zoom          Kyra Saltman
Sundays July 12, 19, 26         4:00 PM             via Zoom           Shigetoshi Yamada

AUGUST

August 3 – 23  (registration deadline July 26, 2020)
Mondays August 3, 10, 17        4:00 PM       via Zoom           John Glew
Wednesdays August 5, 12, 19  4:30 PM       via Zoom           George Radosavljevic
Thursdays August 6, 13, 20      4:00 PM       via Zoom           John Glew
Fridays August 7, 14, 21           4:30 PM       via Zoom           Kyra Saltman
Sundays August 9, 16, 23         4:00 PM       via Zoom           Shigetoshi Yamada