Feb 4, Sat 10 AM class
11 AM Concert
12 PM Chamber Music
Advance registration required
Third Street Education Center, 600 W. 3rd St.
Fri, Feb 10, 7:30 PM
ECU Symphony Orchestra
Hye-jin Kim and Ara Gregorian, guest soloists
Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante, Brahms' Sym No. 2
ECU, Wright Auditorium (Free)
Sun, Feb 12, 3:00 PM
The Bath Duo Valentines Concert
Joanne Bath, violin and Charles Bath, piano
A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall, ECU, Greenville (Free)
Feb 23, Thurs, 7:00 PM
Feb 24, Fri, 8:00 PM
The Cooperstown Quartet
A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall, ECU, Greenville
Feb 26, Sun, 3:00 PM
The Cooperstown Quartet
Hayes Barton United Methodist Church, Raleigh
Febr 27, Mon, 7:30 PM
The Cooperstown Quartet
Kenan Auditorium - Wilmington
Fri, Mar 10, 2017
Sat, Mar 11, 2017
Spring Suzuki Workshop
Registration deadline is Feb. 18, 2017
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Third Street Education Center, 600 W. 3rd St., Greenville
Mar 26, Sun, 2:00 PM
Bach Birthday Concert
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
411 E, 4th St, Greenville
July 7 - 15, 2017
The North Carolina Suzuki Institute (NCSI)
Registration for 2017 is now OPEN!
For over 30 years The North Carolina Suzuki Institute (NCSI) has provided an opportunity to study the philosophy and teaching of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki. The institute is held on the campus of East Carolina University, utilizing the facilities of the A.J. Fletcher Music Center. The University is located in Greenville, NC and is close to popular family vacation destinations including the Crystal Coast and the Outer Banks.
The North Carolina Suzuki Institute consists of the following components.
2017 Student Institute
July 8 and 9, 2017 (Pre-Twinkle Day Camp)
July 9 - 14, 2017 (Traditional Student Institute)
2017 Teacher Development Courses
July 7, 2017 (Every Child Can!)
July 8 - 15, 2017 (Violin Unit 1)
Teacher Trainer: JAMES HUTCHINS
The NCSI is approved by the Suzuki Association of the Americas.
North Carolina Suzuki Institute
East Carolina University
A.J. Fletcher Music Center
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Welcome to the Greenville, NC, Suzuki Association!
The Greenville Suzuki Association and the Dr. Ira Hardy Suzuki Pedagogy Program are pleased to announce another year full of exciting events and activities for our Suzuki Community! The GSA is an area-wide organization that assists in promoting unity and opportunities for Suzuki students, teachers, and parents in Eastern North Carolina.
The membership fee is $20.00 per person. Suzuki Saturdays are included in this fee. Checks should be written to the Greenville Suzuki Association and given to your studio teacher by October 1, 2016.
Suzuki Saturdays - Two classes at Third Street Community Center, 600 W. 3rd St. Advance registration is required. At 10:00 AM, enjoy energetic and exciting group classes for ALL ages and levels. At 11:00 AM, after group class, all participants may perform in the solo/group recital.
October 22, 2016 and February 4, 2017
Schedule: 10:00 AM Class, 11:00 AM Concert, 12:00 PM Chamber Music (bk 4 & up)
Saturday September 17th - NC Suzuki Association State-Wide Play-In at Meredith College
December 2016 - Greenville Suzuki Annual Christmas Concert (TBA).
March 10, 11 - Spring Suzuki Workshop
May 2017 - 51st Annual Suzuki Festival at East Carolina University (date and time TBA)
About the Greenville Suzuki Association
The Greenville Suzuki Association is the umbrella group in Eastern North Carolina for our Suzuki community among families, teachers and supporters of the arts. It exists for students and parents in Greenville and Pitt County, North Carolina, and neighboring areas who teach and learn music through the Suzuki methodology. It provides an important environment for the cooperative and nurturing interaction of those students with their parents and teachers.
At the heart of this association is Joanne Bath, the Hardy Distinguished Professor of Suzuki Pedagogy at East Carolina University. With few exceptions, all the teachers who belong to this organization have trained with Professor Bath by taking her classes at East Carolina University, through the summer North Carolina Suzuki Institute, or through other Suzuki Teacher Training opportunities. Facebook
This association offers support activities for students of all Suzuki teachers in the area. The Suzuki Saturday Program is an important supplementary activity that provides group classes and other activities for students. As part of the Suzuki Saturday Program, Professor Bath presents talks for parents that explore many issues arising from the close involvement of parents with their children while learning music. Seasonal and year-end programs give students a supportive atmosphere and environment to perfect their performance skills.
The Suzuki method, also called Talent Education, mother-tongue method, or Suzuki movement, is an educational philosophy that strives to create "high ability" and beautiful character in its students through a nurturing environment.
Suzuki methodology is modeled on a concept of early childhood education that focuses on factors that Shinichi Suzuki observed in native language acquisition: immersion, encouragement, small steps, and an unforced timetable for learning material based on developmental readiness to imitate examples, internalize principles, and contribute ideas.______________________________
Caroline Adelaide Shaw is a New York City-based violinist, singer, and composer. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2013 for her a cappella piece Partita for 8 Voices. She began her violin studies with her mother and continued with Joanne M. Bath. She tours and performs as a violinist and as a member of the vocal group "Roomful of Teeth."
[Caroline Shaw Wikipedia] [Caroline Shaw Website]
Amy Schwartz Moretti, a former student of Joanne Bath, has released a new CD. Read all about it [here].
Two former students of Joanne Bath performed in a string quartet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, during the remembrance of 9/11 on Monday. Click this [link] to view and hear Caroline Shaw and Keats Dieffenbach on the NPR website.