FALL WORKSHOP 2015 SUZUKI EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Suzuki ECE is an interactive music class for children ages 0-3 with their parent. SECE seeks to build on the child’s natural delight in learning and to create an environment for children in which they can gain skills, a sense of purpose in life, an understanding of discipline, and an appreciation of beauty.
Adrianna O’Brien is a cellist and Suzuki Early Childhood Education teacher. She has a Bachelor’s degree in music performance from the University of Texas at Austin where she studied with renowned pedagogue Phyllis Young. She then moved to Connecticut to pursue a Master’s degree with an emphasis in Suzuki Pedagogy at The Hartt School, where she was awarded a place in the elite ‘20/20’ chamber music program. While at Hartt, Adrianna participated in an intensive mentorship program with Pamela Devenport, including comprehensive training in all 10 units of Suzuki cello study.
In 2004, Adrianna moved to Minnesota to teach at MacPhail Center for Music. Soon after, she began a Suzuki cello program at Breck School, and in 2009 she founded the Emerald Suzuki Academy. In 2010, Adrianna established the only Suzuki Early Childhood Education program in Minnesota, first through Emerald Suzuki Academy and currently through St. Joseph’s School of Music. Adrianna is a sought-after cello clinician and has taught at workshops and institutes around the United States. She is also a founding member of the Loring String Quartet in Minneapolis.
Adrianna has been a Suzuki student and teacher, and now enjoys completing the triangle as a Suzuki parent. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and daughter. Click Here to Download Bio
Please complete any instrument registration worksheet and apply through teacher. The application process begins September 1. Teachers will register all students. Register early to secure placement. Class sizes are limited.[/tagline_box][/three_fourth][one_fourth last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][slider hover_type=”none” width=”100%” height=”100%” class=”” id=””][slide type=”image” link=”” linktarget=”_self” lightbox=”yes”]https://suzukimn.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Post_700x833_Adrianna.png[/slide][slide type=”image” link=”” linktarget=”_self” lightbox=”yes”]https://suzukimn.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Post_700x833_Adrianna2.png[/slide][/slider]
Suzuki Talent Education
The word ‘education’ (kyoiku) in Japanese consists of the kanji Kyo (to teach) and iku (to foster). It means to teach and to foster until the material is absorbed so that it becomes inner ability.