Every Child Can! Course

Sunday April 15, 2018
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Every Child Can!© (ECC) is an introduction to Dr. Suzuki’s philosophy and its application to Suzuki education. For parents, teachers, prospective teachers and others, this course provides an inspiring, in-depth look at the Suzuki approach to teaching and learning.

In addition to exploring the elements of the Suzuki approach and its far-reaching goals, it includes an introduction to learning styles, history of the development of Suzuki education, the role of parents, the importance of Suzuki pedagogical training, and an overview of the SAA’s role in supporting teachers and parents. A fast-paced, engaging and inspiring program, ECC includes video materials and SAA-developed courseware, and provides each participant with useful reference materials (manuals) for later study. For teachers, ECC serves as the first course in the Suzuki Association of the Americas’ Teacher Development Program.

To register for this 1-day course please fill out the registration form:

Multicultural Music Camp

August 20-24, 2018
Register by May 15, 2018

A one-week summer camp for violin and piano students entering 3rd-8th grade.

Celebrating diverse genres, cultures, and languages.

Hosted at Portland State University and led by some of Portland’s most engaging musicians, this week-long camp will give beginning and intermediate level piano and violin students an opportunity to learn and make music together in an environment that honors diversity, creativity, and collaboration.