Suzuki Workshop


March 12 & 13, 2016


Registration for the Workshop is now closed. 

Download the Registration Form for the Teachers Workshop 

The Suzuki Workshop is an intensive two-day workshop for Suzuki violin and cello students involving small, medium, and large group classes, a guest recital, and a final group concert. In addition, all students will have the opportunity to learn from others through scheduled observation time.

Advanced violinists in Book 6 and up have special opportunities including an optional violin lesson with Eva Kozma (for which an additional fee is charged). Violinists playing the Bach Double Concerto and beyond should learn Hungarian Dance No. 5 by Brahms (arranged by McLean) in Michael McLean’s book, Care to Tango? Book 1.

WHO:  Suzuki violin and cello students ages 4 and up may register for the Suzuki Workshop.  Note: A parent must attend the workshop with his or her child/children. 

WHEN:  Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, 2016, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

WHERE:  Community Music School of Webster University (on the Webster University main campus), 535 Garden Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119, (314) 968-5939

HOW TO REGISTER:  Complete the registration form (one form per student) and submit it to the Community Music School of Webster University.  

Non-CMS Suzuki students must download, print and mail the registration form along with payment to Community Music School, 470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119. 

Currently enrolled Community Music School Suzuki students wishing to attend must complete the registration form.  Current students may complete the online form or mail in the paper form. 

Late registrants (application postmarked after February 11, 2016) will be charged an additional $25 per family and will be admitted on a space available basis. Please note that registrations are processed in date order received and that enrollment is limited.

Saturday, March 12, 2016
8:15 – 8:45 a.m. Registration
9:00 – 12:00 noon Classes and Observation
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break*
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Recital
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Classes and Observation

Sunday, March 13, 2016
9:00 – 12:00 noon Classes and Observation
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break*
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Classes and Observation
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Final Concert

*LUNCH: Please note that lunch will not be provided or available on the premises. Please plan to bring your lunch or purchase it at a local restaurant. Soda/vending machines are available.

All cello repertoire must be memorized.

Book 1 ALL 

Book 2
BAYLY Long, Long Ago with Variation
von WEBER Hunters’ Chorus
BACH March in G
GOSSEC Gavotte

Book 3
LULLY Gavotte
MARIE La Cinquantaine

Book 4
BREVAL Sonata in C Major, Mvt. II, Rondo Grazioso
MARCELLO Sonata in e minor, Mvts. I and II
TCHAIKOVSKY Chanson Triste

Book 5 
VIVALDI Sonata in e minor, Mvts. I and II
BACH Arioso

Book 6
SQUIRE Tarantella
VIVALDI Concerto for Two Cellos

Book 7
von PARADIS Sicilienne

All violin repertoire must be memorized.

Book 1 ALL 

Book 2
HANDEL Chorus from Judas Maccabaeus
BAYLY Long, Long Ago with variation
HANDEL Bourrée
PAGANINI Witches’ Dance
LULLY Gavotte

Book 3
MARTINI Gavotte 
BACH Minuet 
DVOŘÁK Humoresque
BACH Gavotte in D Major

Book 4
SEITZ Concerto No. 2, Mvt. III
VIVALDI Concerto in a minor, Mvt. I
BACH Concerto for Two Violins
BACH in d minor, Mvt. I 
BRAHMS/MCLEAN  Hungarian Dance No. 5, 2nd violin part*

Book 5
BACH Gavotte
von WEBER Country Dance
BACH Concerto for Two Violins in d minor, Mvt. I 
BRAHMS/MCLEAN Hungarian Dance No. 5, 1st violin part*

Book 6
FIOCCO Allegro

Book 7 

*Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5 (arr. By Michael McLean) is a supplementary piece to be learned by students playing the Bach Double Concerto and beyond. Bach Double second violinists should learn the second violin part to Hungarian Dance, and Bach Double first violinists should learn the first violin part to Hungarian Dance. The music is available in Care to Tango? Book 1 by Michael McLean.


Carol Dallinger
(violin) is Professor of Violin at University of Evansville (IN) and a registered Suzuki Teacher Trainer.

Becky Boyer Hall (fiddle) is a violinist with the St. Louis Symphony.

Carey Hockett (cello) teaches at the Colburn School (CA) and is a registered Suzuki Teacher Trainer.

Eva Kozma (violin lessons) is a violinist with the St. Louis Symphony.

Eryn Krobath (music and movement) is an elementary music teacher at Holy Cross Academy.

Kelly Martin (yoga) is a yoga instructor at Casa Bagus.

Peter Martin (improvisation) is a jazz pianist who performs in St. Louis, New Orleans, and around the world.

Irene Mitchell (violin) teaches in a private studio in Dallas (TX), and at workshops and institutes across the country.

Lisa Yong (violin) teaches in the Kansas City area, and used to teach in our Suzuki program at CASA.


Susan McDonald, Suzuki Coordinator
Nancy Daby
David Liu
Mary Lou Gotman
Rose Martin
Joanne Keefe
Tara Santiago


Vera McCoy-Sulentic, Director
Carrie Beisler
Linda Bristol
Stephanie Hunt
Erika Lord-Castillo
Vicki Lottes
Allison Woerner

Questions?  Call (314) 968-5939 or email