conference is fast approaching! We have approximately 200 students from not only Guelph, but also from Waterloo and across Ontario and beyond.
Reminder that the conference will be held at
Our list of teachers has expanded. Our guest clinicians now include
Violin/viola: Karen-Michele Kimmett (Kingston), Margot Jewell (Etobicoke), Michele Dumoulin (Windosr), Philip Kashap (Huntsville), Peter Blair (Montreal)
Cello: Carol Tarr (Denver), Rachel Gauntlett (Toronto), Tova Rosenberg (Toronto)
Bass: Jesse Dietschi (Toronto)
Enrichment (students 3-8): Kevin Snowball (Guelph)
Improvisation (students 9 and up): Laura Nerenburg (Ottawa)
SECE: Lenni Jabour
Parent talk will be given by Carol Tarr, from Denver, Colorado, one of the pioneers of the Suzuki method in the US.
Repertoire emphasis lists
Vivaldi A minor 2nd movement
Vivaldi G minor 3rd movement
First Violin, Bach Concerto for two violins
Bach Concerto in D minor 2nd violin transcribed
Song of the wind
Long long ago and variation
The two Grenadiers
Breval sonata first mvt
Vivaldi Sonata mvts 1 and 2
Cello choir piece for books 5 - 8 TBA
*Reminder that we are still looking for Volunteers and craft supplies! Please email
if you are able to help out.
Schedules will be sent out the week of October 16th. With so many students from different areas it will take some extra time to make sure everyone is placed correctly.
Geneviève Schirm-Joyce, BMus, BA
MMus - Suzuki Pedagogy in Cello