Suzuki Piano Teacher Training: Open Day at CSYM

Location: West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge UK

Date: 1st August 2019

Taking place on the last day of our annual Summer School this is an opportunity to attend the various concerts and talks and hear our students in performance.

Provisional Timetable:

9.00-9.45 Performance of the new publication of 'Galaxies Vol. 1st by Regis Campo', given by 10 Cambridge Suzuki Young Musicians (CSYM) students, followed by feedback from the composer. 'Galaxies 1' is a collection of nine, very easy pieces for solo piano.

9.45-10.15 Talk given by Stephen Power of the Suzuki Approach.

10.15-10.45 Performance of two pieces by Gerard Pesson from two pianos and percussion, followed by a performance of the last movement of the Bartok sonata for two pianos and two percussionists.

10.45-11.00 Break

11.00-11.45 Concert of vocal works by Mompou and Rodrigo, given by Gabriella Pineda-Rodrigues, accompanied by CSYM students ages 8-13.

11.45-12.45 Break

12.45-1.30 Composition concert: works by 4 piano students, ages 8-13, and 3 undergraduates (former pupils at CSYM), performed by the students and the young artist faculty. The students have been mentored over the last four days by the distinguished French composer Regis Campo.

1.30-2.15 Talk for parents, given by European Suzuki Association teacher trainer Caroline Gowers

2.15-3.00 Break

3.00 Finale concert: Chamber music, vocal music, multi-piano performance, percussion.

5.30/6.00 Finish


The fee for piano teachers is 35, and the day is free for conservatoire and university students who are studying pianists, and would like to know about teaching the piano, and the Suzuki approach.

How to Book

Teachers interested in attending please register your place in advance by contacting the musical director Stephen Power at