Teacher sessions will start on Saturday for a full two day event. On the Saturday, teachers will be able to choose from attending different sessions or to go and observe classes.

Saturday, November 11

Saturday is a workshop day for students that will include a group class, enrichment and a play-in. A parent session, presented by Robert Richardson (MB) will round out the student events.

  • Opportunities to observe group class, enrichment activities and Play Ins for Violin, Viola and Cello
  • Parent Talk: with Rob Richardson
  • Clapping Class! with Lauren Taylor and Liz Biswas
  • Mental Health: What Parents and Teachers Can Do presented by Michael Hammond
Student day registration has now closed.

Sunday, November 12

  • Key Note Presentation: Rob Richardson
  • suzukiontario.org: Maximize your membership! presented by Rebecca Ashworth
  • Improvisation for Suzuki Teachers presented by Laura Nerenberg
  • Teaching Music to students with ADHD presented by Ursa Meyer & Emma Grant-Zypchen
  • Have you listened to your CD? What’s a CD? The emergence of online listening presented by Pierre Gagnon
  • Theory & Reading: 10 games to integrate in your group class presented by Debbie Hammond
  • Suzuki Early Childhood Education presented by Sharon Jones


Lunch and snacks are provided for teacher conference attendees on Saturday and Sunday.

Students will be able to purchase a variety of $1 snacks throughout the day on Saturday. Student participants are asked to bring their own packed lunch or have the option to purchase lunch from a wide range of on and off-campus eateries

It’s not too late to register for teachers, but the price will increase after October 31st!


Have questions?

Contact the 2023 SAO Conference team at admin@suzukiontario.org