Structure of Suzuki Flute Teacher Training Courses

The Suzuki Flute teacher training courses follow the syllabus of the European Suzuki Association (ESA). All Suzuki training courses are structured in 5 levels. A level can take 1-2 years. Taking all levels is not mandatory. We offer hybrid and in person courses.

Course objectives

To guide the participant in working according to Suzuki principles such as working aurally and child centered, parent participation,studying the teaching points of the Suzuki repertoire and learning techniques for individual and group lessons.

Course content

Suzuki Flute teacher training courses follow the ESA syllabus and consist of 5 levels. Every level has the same 10 modules, extra dimensions are added at every level. Some modules are theoretic and others are practical. Course participants will make some written assignments and maintain a journal. Written assignments can be made in the candidates mother tongue.

ESA Syllabus Modules

1. Suzuki Philosophy
2. Suzuki Instrumental Performance
3. Suzuki Pedagogy
4. Parent Education
5. Supervised Teaching
6. Observations
7. Journal & Assignments
8. Resources & References
9. Workshops & Institutes
10. ESA Exam

Regular in person courses

One level will take 7-9 weekends (depending on number of participants) plus at least one workshop with pupils. For detailed information about all Suzuki teacher training courses please refer to the Teacher Training Manual on the ESA website

Hybrid courses

Our hybrid courses consist of approximately 20 bi-weekly Zoom meetings. In addition participants are required to attend 2 in person Suzuki workshops of 2-3 days each.

Course languages

Course language is English but written assignments can be submitted in English, Dutch, German, French, Spanish or Italian.

Suzuki Flute Exams

Suzuki Flute Exams follow the procedures in the ESA Teacher Training Manual.
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