Course Content

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.

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

Course duration

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 www.europeansuzuki.org.

Course languages

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

Online courses

Due to COVID-19 we currently an online course with 20-25 bi-weekly Zoom meetings.
Brochure online/hybrid course

Suzuki Flute Exams

Suzuki Flute Exams follow the procedures in the ESA Teacher Training Manual.
More details in this brochure

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