Teach Smart is a workshop designed for new teachers and those curious about teaching. The second in a two-part series, this workshop will offer tools and resources for planning individual and group lessons as well as strategies for effective communication with students and parents. Get a healthy start in the world of teaching! All instruments welcome. No experience required. This workshop is the second in a year-long series on Pedagogy for Performers.

About Susan Reed

Susan Reed is a classical violinist, folk musician, singer and storyteller from the Boston area. Susan is a multi-instrumentalist who uses original songs and stories to work magic with families, on local and national stages. Her aim is to inspire a life-long love of music. Common to all of her performances is a trademark sense of humor and optimism, and her conviction that music has the power to broaden people’s understanding of the world around them.

Before launching her solo career, Susan was Director of Suzuki Studies at New England Conservatory of Music. She is well known in New England as the founder of the Ogontz Suzuki Institute in Lyman, NH- named one of the “Best Family Camps in US” by Parents Magazine. Susan’s formal training includes both a Bachelor and Master of Music Degree in violin performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Susan performs her songs and stories with orchestras nationwide. Along with traditional narrations and live story notes for kids, Susan draws audiences into the rich world of classical music, connecting audience to ensemble, and strengthening musical communities. Susan Reed presents family music at its best, inspiring a new generation of classical musicians and listeners.


Date: February 25, 2014 - 6:00:PM
Price: Free
Location: Keller Room

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