MMG Certified Teacher Trainer

Silvia Crusellas Maña  

Teacher Trainer, Unit 1 and Unit 2
silvia@musicmindgames.com

 

Silvia Crusellas Maña is a Music Mind Games Teacher Trainer and a Suzuki violin teacher. She is the president of the Suzuki Spanish Federation.  Silvia is from Barcelona, Spain and lived in London, U.K. for 19 years.  She relocated to La Rioja, Spain in the summer of 2015. 

 

More about Silvia

Educational Background

Silvia began her violin studies at age 7 at the Professional Conservatoire of Music of Sabadell (Barcelona) under the guidance of Professor Josep Lluis Puig Bartolome and Solange Dessane in Toulon, France.  She continued her education at the Superior Conservatoire of Music of Barcelona with Professors Joan Pamis and Evgeni Gratch.

Silvia has studied with violinist Rodney Friend, Professor at the Royal College of Music in London.  She studied at The City Lit, obtaining a CTABRSM under the guidance of Lesley Shrigley Jones.  She studied Suzuki pedagogy with Felicity Lipman, Barbara Parham, and Alison Apley.  She is a British Suzuki Institute Graduate teacher, holding the European Suzuki Association diploma.  In 2009, Silvia received her Master of Music in Music Psychology in Education from Sheffield University in England. 

In 2008 she began her training in Dalcroze where she plans to finish her exams to gain certification this year.  In 2014 she received her training in Suzuki Early Childhood Education gaining a diploma for levels 1 & 2 from the European Suzuki Association.  

 

Teaching Experience

Silvia has a well established private studio where she teaches both individual and group lessons.  Silvia teaches Music Mind Games in her weekly group classes as well as Dalcroze. 

 

Music Mind Games Teacher Training and Student Workshops

Unit 1: January and February 2018, Sentir Aula de Música in València, Spain

Unit 1: August and December 2017, Suzuki HUB in London, U.K.

Unit 1: April 2017, Anmavi Music School in Murcia, Spain

Unit 1: March 2017 and December 2016, Musicaire Music School in Zargoza, Spain

Unit 1: July 2016, Patronat Municipal de Música in Ibiza, Spain

Unit 1: May 2016, The Hague, Holland

Unit 1: February 2016, Irish Suzuki Association in Dublin, Ireland

Unit 1: December 2015, ARCOS, Centro Pedagógico Musical in Madrid, Spain

1-Day Teacher Workshop: June 2017, Tillburg, Holland

1-Day Teacher Workshops with Akiko Takahashi: May 2015, London, U.K.; October 2014, London, U.K.; September 2014, Amsterdam, Holland

1-Day Teacher Workshops: July & May 2014, October 2013, Harrow Suzuki School in London, U.K.

1-Day Teacher Workshop: February 2013, Conservatoire of Calahorra in La Rioja, Spain

MMG Teacher Presentation: August 2014, BSI Teacher's Conference in Northampton, U.K.

3-Day Children's Workshop: May 2015, The Hague, Holland

3-Day Children's Workshop: September 2012, Edinburugh Suzuki Workshop in Edinburug, Scotland

1-Day Children's Workshop: November 2012, Anna Magdalena Bach Music School in Valladolid, Spain

 

Music Mind Games Teacher Training Assistant and Translator:

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: April 2018 in València, Spain

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: April 2017 in Zaragoza, Spain

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: April 2016 in Madrid, Spain

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: December 2014 in Madrid, Spain

Unit 1 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: December 2013 in Madrid, Spain

 

Music Mind Games Training 

Unit 2 Retreat and Certification with Michiko Yurko, creator: July 2018 in Kensington, Maryland, USA

Unit 1 Retreat and Certification: July 2014 in Aalborg, Denmark

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: December 2014 in Madrid, Spain

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: February 2014 in London, U.K.

Unit 2 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: May 2012 in Edinburgh, Scotland

Unit 1 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: April 2012 in Edinburgh, Scotland

Unit 1 with Michiko Yurko, Creator: May 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland

 

Travel

Silvia has traveled to Belgium, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Maldives, Malta, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, and 5 states in the United States.

 

Languages

Spanish, Catalan, English