Teaching Opportunities

SAO Conference 2023 Session Proposals

At the 2023 conference, we want to host sessions on a variety of topics. Applications to be a session host are open to all SAO members, as well as all Canadian SAA members attending the SAO conference in person.

Each session will be scheduled for 60 minutes during the conference weekend and session presenters are encouraged to include discussion time in their preparation.

Session topic proposals can include any point of interest from the following categories:

  • Suzuki philosophy
  • Instrument specific pedagogy
  • Teaching strategies
  • Suzuki family education
  • Teaching materials and tools
  • Studio events and activities

Session format options include:

  • Single presenter
  • Team presenters
  • Panel discussions

2023 Workshop Clinicians

At the SAO conference, we are looking for clinicians to teach student group classes on Saturday, November 11 for the following instruments: violin, viola, and cello. All clinicians will be paid an honorarium of $65 per teaching hour. The number of clinicians selected will be based on student enrolment and finalized by October 20, 2023. All clinicians will be asked to sign a Letter of Engagement contract prior to the event. Please note: Accommodation and travel expenses are not provided. Conference registration is required

Have questions?

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