​Disclaimer : Events on this page are shared by community members and are no way endorsed or promoted by the OSA. Active OSA members may request to have events that benefit teachers, students, or Suzuki parents added to this page by emailing Christine Goodner at GoodnerViolin@gmail.com. 

Upcoming Teacher Events 


​​​ Monthly Teacher Discussion Meetings 

Come join us for great discussions & networking! We meet regularly on the first Wednesday of each month, from September through June. Our meetings alternate between the following east and west side locations:

EAST SIDE: Market of Choice, 1090 SE Belmont Avenue 

WEST SIDE: Market of Choice, 250 NW Lost Springs Terrace

Topics for Discussion Groups 2019/2020

(please bring your best ideas and handouts to share):

October 2nd (west):    Business Practices 
November 6 (east):     Pedagogy debrief following the Mimi Zwieg  

                                         and Simon Fischer workshops
December 4 (west):     Open session check-in (no specific topic)
January 8 (east):           Group class activities
February 5 (west):        Transitioning Students to independent  

                                          practicing and lessons
March 4 (east):             Parent education
April 1 (west):               Self-assessment (collaborative practicum)
May 6 (east):                 Motivation strategies
June 3 (west):                Open session check-in (no specific topic)


OSA Teacher Dinner Gathering

at Salvador Molly's

 Saturday, January 25th at 6:30pm--RSVP please! 

New Ideas for Teaching Violin and Fiddle

Workshop with Duane Whitcomb, FiddleQuest co-founder

A two-day workshop on growing young students into motivated, versatile, and collaborative violinists

Dates: Feb 29/Mar 1, 2020, 10-4 (lunch will be served)

Location: Mosaic String Academy, 5120 SE 28th Ave., Portland

Cost: $50 per day

For more info, contact mirabaipeart@gmail.com

Suzuki Early Childhood Education Stage 1 (Prenatal and Early Years)Teacher TrainingMarch 21-25

Every Child Can

March 20

​Eugene Suzuki Music Academy with teacher trainer Danette 
Warren Schuh

Every Child Can! is a one day introductory course on the Suzuki philosophy and its application to education. For parents, teachers, prospective teachers and others, this course provides an inspiring, in-depth look at the Suzuki approach to teaching and learning. For teachers, ECC serves as the first course in the Suzuki Association of the Americas Teacher Development Program.

Sign up here: 

Sign up here: https://forms.gle/5eAKufgrVpe1ihGJ6

​Oregon Suzuki Institute

June 20-26, 2020 Newberg OR

Violin Trainings Unit 4 & 7

Viola Training Unit 7

Cello Training Unit 5

Suzuki Early Childhood Education Unit 3

For more info: