The Value of Membership in Youth Orchestras and Other Ensembles George Cleland I hope that this is a timely notice for all of the current and potential members of youth orchestras and other educational ensembles that exist in our communities. Being a member of an ensemble like this is both an honour and a great opportunity. Students learn many valuable insights and benefits from being a part of such an ensemble. These values and insights can also be developed in pursuits outside of music and the arts. Students learn the value of their hard earned private development and that it
By Admin|2023-09-28T13:41:01+00:00September 28th, 2023|Categories: Community, Featured, General|Comments Off on The Value of Membership in Youth Orchestras and Other Ensembles
We are proud to announce the return of the SAO Planting the Seed: Growing the Suzuki Triangle online event series.
This 4-part series is for Suzuki families and teachers. Each session engages participants in a presentation and discussion about elements of the Suzuki philosophy and practical strategies to support families on their Suzuki journey.
The Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute (SOSI) is excited to be celebrating their 40th anniversary this summer. There are lots of exciting plans in the works for teachers, students and their families. On top of the regular institute that is happening August 13-18 in Waterloo, SOSI will also be offering early bird Teacher Development courses. Starting at the end of January there are a total of 5 courses: Every Child Can (ECC), Violin Unit 1, Cello Unit 2, Cello Unit 3, as well as an enrichment class in May on Positive Psychology and Suzuki Teaching. These courses will all be
The Board is reflecting on an eventful 2022. We are proud of our new online programming and are happy to have hosted some in-person events as well.The 2022 SAO Conference, Sparking a Renaissance took place November 12th and 13th in beautiful Kingston. Our conference team put together an inspiring in-person Student and Teacher day for the first time since 2019. The SAO Annual General Meeting took place at the conference as well – the Board thanks you for your online votes. Our 2023 SAO conference planning has started and we are looking forward to introducing an updated, reimagined format for
By Admin|2023-02-28T01:48:10+00:00February 11th, 2023|Categories: Board News|Comments Off on Winter SAO Board News