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Wendy Seravalle-Smith

RCM CERTIFIED

Wendy Seravalle-Smith

RCM Certified
RCM Examiner
Violin, viola and cello lessons using the Suzuki method supported by the materials and syllabi of the Royal Conservatory. Theory study is essential part of program as student advances. Examination participation is encouraged as a goal.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Rudiments
  • History
  • Theory

Spoken languages

  • English

Specialized in

  • Youth (7-17)
  • Young Children (under 7)
  • Beginner/Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Teaches At

  • At a school
  • At own studio
  • Online

Specialist designation

  • History - Advanced
  • Theory - Elementary
  • Theory - Intermediate
  • Viola - Advanced
  • Viola - Elementary
  • Viola - Intermediate
  • Violin - Advanced
  • Violin - Elementary
  • Violin - Intermediate
  • Violoncello - Elementary
  • Violoncello - Intermediate

Credentials

  • 1979 - Bachelor of Education - University of Western Ontario
  • 1978 - Bachelor of Music - University of Western Ontario

Professional development

  • Advanced Group Class Techniques for Violin (SAA) - Thomas Wermuth, American Suzuki Institute - 2003
  • Cello Foundation 1A (SAA) - Richard Mooney, Guelph Suzuki Institute - 1990
  • Cello Foundation 1B - Carey Beth Hockett, Guelph Suzuki Institute - 1991
  • Cello Unit 1 (SAA) - Susan Gagnon, Royal Conservatory of Music - 2009
  • Cello Unit 2 (SAA) - Catherine Walker, Suzuki Kingston Musicfest - 1995
  • Cello Unit 3 (SAA) - studio of Catherine Walker - 1997
  • Cello Unit 3 (SAA) - Susan Gagnon, Royal Conservatory of Music - 2007
  • Cello Unit 4 (SAA) - Susan Gagnon, Royal Conservatory of Music - 2004
  • Cello Unit 5 (SAA) - Susan Gagnon, Royal Conservatory of Music - 2005
  • Cello Unit 6 (SAA) - Susan Gagnon, Royal Conservatory of Music - 2005
  • Character Pieces and the Art of Interpretation for Violin (SAA) - Brian Lewis, Absolutely Ottawa Institute - 2003
  • Duo Literature for Violin and Piano (SAA) - Brian Lewis, Absolutely Ottawa Institute - 2004
  • Every Child Can (SAA) - Edward Kreitman, Absolutely Ottawa Institute - 2004
  • Overview of Units 4 to 6 Cello (SAA) - Catherine Walker, Suzuki Kingston Musicfest - 1996
  • Post Graduate studies - Pedagogy and Performance study with Dr. Shinichi Suzuki in Matsumoto Japan, June to September - 1986
  • Revisiting Book 1 Cello - Sally Gross, Western Springs Suzuki Talent Education - 2017
  • Revisiting Book 1 violin - Teri Einfeldt, Ithaca Suzuki Institute - 2016
  • Suzuki Principles in Action - Daphne Hughes, Royal Conservatory of Toronto - 2010
  • Teaching the Bruch and Mendelssohn Concerti - Brian Lewis, Austin Texas Suzuki - 2019
  • Teaching Tone in Group Class Setting - Karen-MIchele Kimmett, RCM - 2017
  • Techniques Using Supplementary Literature for Violin (SAA) - John Kendall, Ithaca Suzuki Institute - 2004
  • Viola for Violinists (SAA) - Jaqueline Maurer, Colorado Suzuki Institute - 1999
  • Viola Unit 3 (SAA) - Betsy Stuen-Walker, Oregon Suzuki Institute - 2001
  • Viola Unit 4 (SAA) - Betsy Stuen-Walker, Oregon Suzuki Institute - 2001
  • Viola Unit 5 (SAA) - Betsy Stuen-Walker, American Suzuki Institute - 2001
  • Viola Unit 6 (SAA) - Betsy Stuen-Walker, American Suzuki Institute - 2000
  • Viola Unit 7 (SAA) - Betsy Stuen-Walker, Ithaca Suzuki Insititute - 2003
  • Viola Unit 7 (SAA) - William Preucil, Colorado Suzuki Institute - 1999
  • Violin Foundation 1A - Sanford Reuning, Seneca School of Music - 1980
  • Violin Foundation 1A (SAA) - Judy Bossuat-Gallic, Ithaca Suzuki Institute - 1982
  • Violin Foundation 1B (SAA) - Judy Bossuat-Gallic, Ithaca Suzuki Institute - 1982
  • Violin Foundation 1B (SAA) - Sanford Reuning, Seneca School of Music - 1980
  • Violin Overview Units 1 to 6 (SAA) - Christophe Bossuat, Institut Suzuki Montreal - 1989
  • Violin Overview Units 7 to 10 (SAA) - Helen Brunner, Suzuki Kingston Musicfest - 1995
  • Violin Practicum (SAA) - Alice Joy Lewis, American Suzuki Institute - 2002
  • Violin Sonatas (SAA) - Thomas Wermuth, American Suzuki Institute - 2004
  • Violin Unit 2 (SAA) - Helen Brunner, Suzuki Kingston Musicfest - 1987
  • Violin Unit 2 (SAA) - Judy Bossuat-Gallic, Ithaca Suzuki Institute - 1987
  • Violin Unit 2 (SAA) - Sanford Reuning, Seneca School of Music - 1980
  • Violin Unit 3 (SAA) - Helen Brunner, Suzuki Kingston Musicfest - 1991
  • Violin Unit 3 (SAA) - Sanford Reuning, Seneca School of Music - 1980
  • Violin Unit 4 (SAA) - Geri Arnold, Ithaca Suzuki Institute - 1980
  • Violin Unit 4 (SAA) - Helen Brunner, Suzuki Kingston Musicfest - 1992
  • Violin Unit 4 (SAA) - Sanford Reuning, Seneca School of Music - 1982
  • Violin Unit 5 (SAA) - Christophe Bossuat, Institut Suzuki Montreal - 1988
  • Violin Unit 5 (SAA) - Eleanor Allen, Suzuki Kingston Musicfest - 1983
  • Violin Unit 5 (SAA) - Helen Brunner, Suzuki Kingston Musicfest - 1993
  • Violin Unit 6 (SAA) - Christophe Bossuat, Institut Suzuki Montreal - 1988
  • Violin Unit 6 (SAA) - Helen Brunner, Suzuki Kingston Musicfest - 1994
  • Violin Unit 7 (SAA) - Carol Dallinger, American Suzuki Institute - 2000
  • Violin Unit 8 (SAA) - Lorraine Fink, Ithaca Suzuki Institute - 2000
  • Violin Units 9 and 10 (SAA) - Thomas Wermuth, American Suzuki Institute - 2002
  • Weaving the Fabric of Viola Technique - Overview of Units 3 to 8 (SAA) - William Preucil, Suzuki Music Ottawa - 2004

School Associations

  • Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators' Association - National
  • Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association - Provincial / State
  • Suzuki Association of the Americas - National
RCM Credentials
RCM Certified
RCM Examiner