Jan 2020 Every Child Can and Book 1 courses
ECC course: January 7-8, 10:00-2:00 CDT
Violin & Cello Book 1 Course: January 9, 10:00-2:00 CDT
January 10-17, 10:00-1:00 CDT
Registration Form: click HERE
Laurie Scott is Associate Professor of Music and Human Learning at The University of Texas at Austin. Additionally, she serves as the director of The University of Texas String Project and the Musical Lives string program at UT Elementary School. She has received both the Teaching Excellence Award from the Butler School of Music and from the College of Fine Arts. A former middle and high school orchestra director, she now mentors young professionals toward successful lives as string educators. As a pedagogue and teacher, Laurie serves as an advocate for inclusive and diverse music classrooms, adult music learners, and access to quality music instruction for all children. Her former students have become exemplary string educators, professional studio and symphony musicians, and passionate arts advocates. She is co-author of the books Mastery for Strings, Learning Together and From the Stage to the Studio: How Fine Performers become Great Teachers.
Shu-Yi Scott, originally from Taipei, Taiwan, has given master classes, seminars and performances in the States, Taipei, Shanghai, Mexico, and Europe. Dr. Shu-Yi Scott was awarded the Certificate of Achievement through the Suzuki Association of the Americas in 2015 and Suzuki cello teacher trainer in 2019. Dr. Scott holds a MM in cello performance from Penn State under Dr. Kim Cook and DMA in cello performance from the University of Texas at Austin under renowned pedagogue Ms. Phyllis Young. Teaching beginning students from the age of 3 to advanced high school cellists, her expertise and patience excels students from all musical backgrounds. She uses her knowledge of child development to creatively target the needs of her students, keeping them motivated and growing. Her private lessons, group class offerings, and parent education nights help to foster a community of lifelong musicians. Her hobbies include gardening, sourdough baking , learning Japanese and French, and world travel. She lives in Austin, Texas with her bass player husband and she homeschools her daughters Euna, and Lydie, both play the cello.