International Music Teachers EXchange Conference in Germany 2018

Mimi Zweig returns to Germany in November 2018

Mimi Zweig, the world-renowned American violinist and pedagogue, has agreed to return to Germany next fall for the 10th International Music Teachers EXchange Conference and will be giving an intensive course for violin and viola teachers.
Mimi Zweig’s approach to violin performance engages the physical, the psychological, and the musical abilities of her students. Her fundamental principles of violin teaching incorporates the philosophies and teaching ideas of Shinichi Suzuki and Paul Rolland.

Please save the date:

02 – 05 November 2018
and spread the word!

Start: Friday, 02 November 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Monday, 05 November 2018, 1:00 p.m.

Online Registration 2018

Early Bird Registration ends July 31st

Suzuki and traditional music teachers from all over the world will gather together at the International Music Teachers EXchange Conference in Remscheid/Germany
to share their experience in an open, interactive, and inclusive learning environment
where all are welcome!

MOTTO of the Conference:

Course A:
Intensive Course for Violin Teachers with Mimi Zweig

Start: Friday, 02 November 2018, 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, 03 November 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Course B:
10th International Music Teachers’ Exchange Weekend featuring our special guest presenter Mimi Zweig

Start: Saturday, 03 November 2018, 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, 04 November 2018, 3:00 p.m.

During Course A and Course B Mimi Zweig will present lectures and workshops for teachers. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in pedagogical discussions with our featured guest.
Detailed information will follow soon.

Course C:
Teaching Technique, Musicianship,
and Sound Quality to Young Children

Intensive Course for Violin Teachers

Start: Sunday, 04 November 2018, 4:00 p.m.
Monday, 05 November 2018, 1:30 p.m.

The future success of a student
depends greatly upon the teacher’s ability to effectively teach the fundamental principles of violin technique in the early stages.

Kerstin Wartberg, Charles Krigbaum and several other experienced Suzuki teachers from various European countries and the USA will share details about their strategies for establishing an excellent foundation for beginning students.

Teachers from different parts of the world will present and share their personal approaches to these basic skills.

Conference Directors:
Kerstin Wartberg & Charles Krigbaum

Conference Venue:
Küppelstein 34
D-42857 Remscheid

Conference Languages:
English and German

Conference Office:
Stefan Kalkbrenner

It is not difficult to reach Remscheid. We shall send you a description how to find your way by car, train or plane. There are three airports near Remscheid (at a distance of 40-60 kilometers).

Many low-cost airlines fly to Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn and Dortmund.

We hope to see you at the Teachers‘ Convention!

The video is based on excerpts of the Teach Suzuki podcast by Paula E. Bird, Texas State University.

Paula Bird speaks about her experiences at the 8th annual conference of the International Suzuki Teachers Exchange in Remscheid, Germany at the end of October 2016 and relates details of the events that she attended and the people that she met and learned from.
She offers a suggestion about why attending such an important conference is valuable for Suzuki teachers and invites teachers already now to the next conference.

Mimi Zweig teaches

This video shows Mimi Zweig, teaching at the
9th International Music Teachers’ EXchange Conference in Germany

October 2017.
More information about Mimi Zweig:
More information about International Music Teachers’ EXchange

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