North Carolina

July 27-31, 2020
(Orientation July 26)

Teacher Training

    Ages 15 to Adult
    Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

• Books I & II Fundamental Teacher Training 
Available to all players who wish to explore the possibilities of teaching string instruments using the O’Connor Method materials. Training includes thorough look at all teaching points in the progression of the fundamental level. Orchestra Books I & II are also covered. Teachers already certified in the O'Connor   Method Books I & II that want to explore the materials in these books further and meet other certified teachers with Mr. O'Connor hosting are encouraged to enroll. 

• Books III & IV Teacher Training 
Available to players who have already taken teacher training in Books I & II of the O'Connor Method and wish to further their knowledge of the materials in Books III & IV. Teachers already certified in the O'Connor Method Books III & IV that want to explore the materials in these books further and meet other certified teachers with Mr. O'Connor hosting are encouraged to enroll. 

Note: We do not provide O'Connor Method books for the Teacher Training courses. We encourage teachers to purchase O'Connor Method books for the appropriate classes beforehand to become familiar with the materials. Books can be purchased  HERE

• DAILY ACTIVITIES (9:00 am – 6:00 pm).
    Note: For teacher trainees, regular classes end at 3:50pm 
    Daily student recital and jam session are optional but highly encouraged!

Books I & II: *time slot subject to change*
        Morning: Teacher training seminar
        Afternoon: Observation and participation in camp classes/events

Books III & IV: *time slot subject to change*
        Afternoon: Teacher training seminar
        Morning: Observation and participation in camp classes/events

• CONCERTS/EVENTS *times subject to change*
    Check in begins at 5:00pm, Orientation and Faculty Introduction at 6:00pm on Sunday
    Electives Concert Thursday at 7:30pm featuring teacher-led class groups
    Finale Concert Friday at 7:30pm with the O'Connors, students, teacher trainees and faculty​

    Registration Fee $ 50.00 ($100 by June 26)
    Tuition $500.00
    Ticket for Finale Concert (featuring all students and faculty) Friday at 7:30pm: $10 

Important Note: Registrations are not valid until registration fee and tuition are paid in full. Enrollments operate on a first come first serve basis. There will be no refunds afterJune 26. Registration fee is $100 by June 26.

Lodging by individual arrangement: Hotel recommendation information is available on the FAQ page. Meals  are not provided. Underage students can either be picked up by their own chaperone during lunch time or will need to bring a lunch to eat in a designated space in the camp venue.

Students should bring a music stand, their instrument(s), their O'Connor Method Books, a water bottle, lunch if they plan to eat at the school, their badge given at check in,  and know their individual schedules given at Orientation.

​***We recommend registering on a computer, not a cell phone***

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