Workshops for Students and teachers near London

Scherzo 2017
Workshop for young violinists (aged 3 to 17)

Dates: 18th-19th Feb, 2017
Venue: Oratory School (Reading RG8 0PJ)

In this 8th edition of Scherzo we have moved to the Oratory School in Berkshire, which has outstanding facilities for music making. Activities will include parent talks, children’s concerts, as well as group sessions on repertoire, technique and musicianship. Private lessons will be offered upon request (further details in the acceptance letter).

Kerstin Wartberg
Claudio Forcada
Helen Hines
Kimberley Wong
Nancy Borrett
Anna del Nevo
Anna Mullaney
Sue Hunt

String Pedagogy Seminar for Teachers
Workshop for Teachers

Kerstin Wartberg:
Internationally renowned Suzuki teacher trainer and author.

Thanks to the collaboration of Studio Forcada with ISTEX (International Suzuki Teachers Exchange) we are honored to have Kersting Wartberg as the key speaker in this 8th edition of SPS.
Mrs Wartberg will give six talks on the following topics:

“The Journey Through Pre-Twinkle” (elementary level)
“Step by Step books 1 to 3” (beginner level)
“Recital Training”, “Enjoying violin technique” (intermediate level).

Other sessions
“Rolland Pedagogy”
Dr. Claudio Forcada:
Professor of string pedagogy and music education at the Valencian International University. Director of Studio Forcada (London).

“Helping children with home practice”
Helen Hines:

Director of the North Reading Suzuki Group.

Activities of the SPS include observation of the
children lessons at the “Scherzo” workshop.


Music in Progress

Residential course for young string players and pianists (aged 3 to 17).
application form & brochure

Dates: 4th ~ 11th August, 2017
Venue: Oratory School (Reading RG8 0PJ)

To apply for the
Scherzo workshop and Music in Progress Summer School online,
please use one of the following links:
Scherzo workshop (student applications):

Scherzo workshop (teacher applications):

Music in Progress International Summer School (student applications):

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