Group Violin/Pedagogy


Below are important group opportunities for performance and growth at all levels.  Pre-College students should attend all classes at their level.  SU Prep teachers should attend Beginner and Advanced Beginner classes.

Advanced Studio Events

For Dr. Wiley’s pre-college students beyond Suzuki Book 4

CLASS/RECITAL FEE:  $50 for year

Sunday, 9/13  Studio Class, 3:00

Sunday, 9/20  Concert Bella Hristova, Weis Center, 2:00

Sunday, 10/11  Studio Class, 3:00

Sunday, 11/8  Studio Class + Potluck with swimmer/violinist Charlotte Samuels, 3:00-6:30

Saturday, 12/12  Pancake Breakfast Studio, 9:00

Sunday, 1/10  Studio and District Cram, 3:00

Sunday, 2/14  Possible field trip to Baltimore Symphony-  Joshua Bell Tchaikovsky Concerto

Sunday, 2/21  Studio Class, 3:00

Sunday, 3/6  Studio and Region Cram, 3:00

Saturday, 3/26  Recital, 7:00

Sunday, 5/8  Possible field trip to Baltimore Symphony-  Uncommon Women Concert (Alexandra Saumm plays Lalo, Symph Esp)

Advanced Beginner - Intermediate Classes

Suzuki Books 1-3

Open to students studying privately through the SU Prep and students studying with Dr. Wiley

FEE:  $40 (for year, checks payable to

Jennifer Sacher Wiley)

Tuesdays, SU Music Building, Room 240   

        4:45-5:30, 9/15, 10/13, 11/10,

        4:15-5:00 1/26, 2/23, 3/29

Saturday, 3/26  JSW Pre-College Studio Recital

Sunday, April 10  Prep Program Recitals

Beginner Violin Class

Fall 2015

• Learn violin fundamentals alongside SU students

• Led by Jennifer Sacher Wiley

  1. Prepares students for private study in SU Prep Program

• Fee:  $90 for all sessions (plus supplies, see right)

10 Tuesdays, 4:15-4:45

SU Music Building, Room 240

9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10

Special graduation day 11/17

Getting Ready for Beginner Class

  1. 1. Contact Dr. Wiley so you’re on her list:

  2. 2.Register for class here

  3. 3.Rent violin from JRJudd in Williamsport  (they’ll measure your child and give you the proper size)

  4. 4.Purchase supplies:

  5. a. “Kun” brand shoulder rest (you can get this at Judd’s or order here

  6. b.  “The Blue Book of Violin Tunes”, order here