MA Suzuki Festival 2021
Teacher & Volunteer Information
Student Schedules were emailed on Sunday, February 28th and Monday, March 1.
Schedules for Teacher Workshop and Observation Registrations and Late Student Registrations will be emailed on Friday, March 5th.
All schedules with Zoom Links are emailed via firstname.lastname@example.org. Please check your inboxes (and spam folders).
Teacher Workshop Registration closes Friday, March 5.
No Registrations will be accepted during the festival.
Saturday, March 6 Teacher Workshops & Observations
Join fellow Suzuki teachers from around the state and worldwide to gain
enrichment and inspiration from Festival clinicians!
1-hour and 45-minute workshop tuition: $40
Registration of 1 or more workshops includes observation of one Saturday clinician of your choice.
Upgrade to a Saturday All-Access Observation Pass for $15 with Teacher Workshop registration for access to observe all Saturday clinicians.
All Teacher Workshops will be recorded and made available via private link for viewing following the festival. Student classes will be recorded and be available via private link for observation for 10-days following the festival.
Registration open through March 5th.
Instrument Specific Workshops:
CANCELLED: "Attention to Tension: Helping Students Play with Ease" –Cello Workshop with David Holmes
Instrument Specific Workshops are open to teachers of any instrument that may be interested in a particular topic.
Festival Observation Passes
Observation Passes allow you to observe Saturday student masterclasses and Sunday student group and enrichment classes. Classes will be recorded and available via private link for 10-days following the festival.
Saturday All-Access Observation Pass: $25
Sunday All-Access Observation Pass: $35
Saturday + Sunday All-Access Observation Pass: $50
Send Students to the Festival
Teachers who send 10+ students can attend the whole weekend for free!!
(This includes observing both days and attending Teacher Workshops)
Students often experience a big motivational boost from the Festival.
You can encourage them to attend and help them prepare the appropriate repertoire.
You will be contacted when 10+ of your students have registered. If you have already registered before this time, a refund will be issued. Please fill out the Teacher Registration form to let us know which events you will be attending!
Flyers to share and spread the word:
Volunteering at the Festival is a fun and easy way to observe teachers!
In exchange for volunteering 2-3 hours, you can observe all student masterclasses and group classes Saturday and Sunday for free!
(Please note, Teacher Workshops must still be registered and paid for).
Please also remember to fill out the Teacher Registration Form on the Registration Page
We would love your help with the following:
Assist in the Help Desk Zoom Room.
Co-Host a Zoom Class Room: Volunteers must be savvy with the ins and outs of Zoom to support faculty by assisting with participants.
Take pictures of the Festival: Help us document this amazing experience!
Help with marketing on social media and outreach to teachers.
Help with participant packets.
*All information subject to change--please check the website regularly for up-to-date information!