Students are no longer being accepted into this program.
This program is for students holding an undergraduate degree in a field other than music, who have an extensive background in musical study and highly developed performance skills and music course work equivalent to an undergraduate major in music. Current upper-level undergraduate music degree students may be admitted upon the recommendation of the program director.
Students in the program must complete 16 s.h. of Suzuki pedagogy course work with a minimum grade of B (3.0), a written pedagogical project and a full solo recital. The recital must include advanced repertoire from the Suzuki Violin School and supplementary literature. Certificate candidates must exhibit a thorough understanding of the Suzuki approach to pedagogy and its materials through demonstration teaching and the written project. Students who complete the certificate program will qualify for registration with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.
Minimum certificate requirement is 16 s.h. of credit as follows: