Upper Book Curriculum

Violin Books 4-8, Viola Books 3-5, Cello Books 3-6

$590 (January-April 1st)

$670 (After April 1st if space is available)

Price includes t-shirt in addition to the $50 family registration fee. If you are registering after April 1st, our chamber groups might already be assigned and full. You may email Trina Christensen issisuzuki@gmail.com to check availability. If chamber is full you will get an enrichment class of your choice in its place. 

Each performance class will play on the final concert and should prepare the pieces listed below their registration code before coming to institute.

 

Five Hour Core - These courses include two Suzuki core classes: master class, performance class, chamber ensemble group, orchestra and jazz improvisation with Susan Reed.

Please note: Any child under the age of 12 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian while they are on the premises. 


V4a - Violin Book 4 - Brook Moes

Students who have learned the Seitz concerti in Book 4

Concerto No. 2 in G Major, 3rd mvt. by Seitz (Revised Suzuki Book 4) 

Kung Fu Panda Medley by Brook Moes (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)


V4b - Violin Book 4 - Oscar Soler

Students who have learned Concerto in a minor, 1st mvt. by Vivaldi

Concerto in a minor, 1st mvt. by Vivaldi (Revised Suzuki Book 4) 

Integrity by Larry Clark arranged for 4 violins by Doris Gazda
(“Compatible Quartets for Strings” 21 Quartets that can be played by any combination of string instruments, arranged by Doris Gazda for Beginning Players, Carl Fischer Publisher - Parts to be assigned individually)

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)


V4c - Violin Book 4 - Sylvia Khoo

Students who have learned Concerto in a minor, 3rd mvt. by Vivaldi through Concerto in D for two violins by Bach

Concerto in a minor, 3rd mvt. by Vivaldi (Revised Suzuki book 4) 

Millionaires Hoedown by Clebanoff (Solos for Young Violinsts by Babara Barber, Volume 2)

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)


V5a - Violin Book 5 - Tal Schifter

Students who have learned Gavotte by Bach and Concerto in g minor, 2nd mvt. by Vivaldi

Concerto in g minor, 1st mvt. by Vivaldi (Revised Suzuki Book 5) 

"Rhumba" by Michael McLean (Care to Tango by Michael McLean, Volume 1)

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)


V5b - Violin Book 5 - Terry Durbin

Students who have learned Country Dance through the end of Book Five

Gigue by Veracini (Revised Suzuki Book 5) 

Tartini Violin Sonata in G minor, Op. 1 No. 10 Didone Abbandonata ii Presto (Part to be downloaded from ISSI website)

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)


V6 - Violin Book 6 - Rolando Freitag

Sonata in F Major, 2nd mvt. by Handel (Revised Suzuki Book 6) 

Sonatina for Violin and Piano in G Major,  3rd mvt. by Dvorak (Carl Fischer Publisher) - Fingerings and Bowings on ISSI website

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)


V7 - Violin Book 7 and 8 - Sirena Huang

Concerto in a minor, 1st mvt. by Bach

Sonatensatz Scherzo for Violin and Piano by Brahms (International Music Company Edition)

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)


Q3 - Viola Book 3 - TBD

Come prepared with all Suzuki pieces that you know

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)


Q4 - Viola Book 4 - Rafael Videira

Concerto in G Major, 4th mvt. by Telemann (Suzuki Book 4) 

Minuetto by V. Bakaleinikoff - Fingerings and Bowings on ISSI website

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)


C3 - Cello Book 3 - TBD

Come prepared with all Suzuki pieces that you know


C4 - Cello Book 4 - Alex Croxton

Minuets from Suite 1 by Bach (Suzuki Book 4)

Berceuse by Jamfelt (Solos for Young Cellists by Carey Cheney, Volume 2)

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)


C5 - Cello Book 5 - Alice Ann O'Neill

Vivaldi Sonata in e, 2nd mvt. (Suzuki Book 5)

Traumerei by Schumann (Parts and listening links to be downloaded from ISSI website)

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)


C6 - Cello Book 6 - Elizabeth Mikhael (neé Means)

Tarantella by Squire (Suzuki Book 6)

Nina by Pergolesi (Solos for Young Cellists by Carey Cheney, Volume 2) - fingerings and bowings on ISSI website

ISSI Gettin' Down by Michael McLean (Parts to be downloaded from ISSI website)