Teacher Training

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STEP Birmingham will be hosting a 2 day enrichment course on:
Dates: October 28th and 29th

Cost: $250

Communication, energy and anatomy: bodies in expression: Bass, Cello, Flute, Guitar, Viola, Violin

Instructor: Pamela Devenport,

Internationally recognized lecturer and master teacher Pamela Devenport has shared her unique blend of expertise and experience with hundreds of people in string communities throughout the world. Her book, Cellostart, has been very successful in more than twenty countries.

Well known and respected as a Suzuki cello workshop and institute teacher, Ms. Devenport has toured extensively throughout the world. She has been a guest speaker and cello faculty on many occasions, including the National Cello Institute, the American String Teachers Association, several Suzuki Association National Conferences, and the World Cello Congress. International Conferences include multiple visits to Australia, Italy, New Zealand, and Great Britain, and Korea. There is variety in her topics: from cello pedagogy to communication techniques, from physical anatomy to the far reaching effects of tone and sound. She is faculty, and the Chair of Cello at the School for Strings in New York City, and is also teaches the Long Term Pedagogy Seminar in Cello at the school. In the academic year 2015-2016, Pam has accepted a position as the Cello Pedagogy Instructor at the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Ms. Devenport is a Suzuki Association of the Americas Registered Cello Teacher Trainer, and is formerly collegiate faculty at Georgia State University. Ms. Devenport holds a Masters Degree in Cello Performance from the Hartt School, University of Hartford, where she has been Chair of Strings of the Hartt Community Division, cello faculty of the Hartt School Collegiate Division, and developed the curriculum of Suzuki Cello Pedagogy in the graduate school. In addition, she holds Diploma from the Professional Studies Program and Advanced Studies at the Brennan School of Energy Healing in Miami, Florida.

Pamela Devenport

Internationally recognized lecturer and master teacher Pamela Devenport teaches Long Term Cello Suzuki Pedagogy at the School for Strings, New York, NY. Ms. Devenport has shared her unique blend of expertise and experience with hundreds of people in the Suzuki Community throughout the worldCellostart available through United Writers Press.

Well known and respected as a Suzuki cello workshop and institute teacher, Ms. Devenport has toured extensively around the world. She has been a guest speaker on many occasions, including the National Cello Institute, the American String Teachers Association, several Suzuki Association National Conferences, the World Cello Congress, and guest faculty/lecturer at International Conferences in Australia, Italy, New Zealand, and Great Britain, and Korea. She is faculty, and the Chair of Cello at the School for Strings in New York City.

Ms. Devenport is a Suzuki Association of the Americas Registered Cello Teacher Trainer, and is formerly collegiate faculty at Georgia State University and the Hartt School. Additionally, she holds both a Diplomas from the Professional Studies Program at the Brennan School of Energy Healing in Miami, Florida, also in Advanced Studies in Brennan Integration Work.

 

 

Tracing Techniques Through Cello Books 1—4

Jan 1315, 2018 in Birmingham, AL

Prerequisite:

All books covered in the overview course.

Cost: $400

Rick Mooney grew up in a musical family where he began studying piano at age 5 and cello at age 8. He studied Suzuki teaching methods with Phyllis Glass at USC and traveled to Japan in the spring of 1976. As a specialist in the Suzuki method of teaching, Mr. Mooney has been a guest teacher at many institutes and workshops throughout the United States, Canada, Asia, England, Australia and New Zealand. He has been active with the Suzuki Association of the Americas, serving on the Board of Directors, on the Cello Committee and writing for the American Suzuki Journal. He is also the founder and director of the National Cello Institute which sponsors a Summer Institute, a Winter Workshop and publishes music for cello ensembles.