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Teacher Training

We run Teacher Training programmes in Kindergarten Instruction and also Instrumental Teaching using the Colourstrings method.

Training programme to become a certified Colourstrings Instrumental teacher of violin, viola and cello. There is a three-stage training programme offering a profound knowledge of the Colourstrings method.  The training programme is directed at
- Teachers who have already taught using the Colourstrings method and now wish to deepen their knowledge
- Teachers who wish to learn the Colourstrings method

Participants will be issued with an international Colourstrings Certificate on successful completion of all three stages of the extensive training programme.
Click here for more information on the 3 Phase Training programme.

Kindergarten Teacher Training courses. The Kindergarten Certificate course is an introduction to Colourstrings and Solfa, an instruction for teaching children up to the age of five. Kindergarten Development days are refresher workshops to help teachers build on their skills and develop new repertoire.
Map of KG Teacher Training programme.


If you would like us to keep you up to date about future training courses,
please send us your contact details,
for Kindergarten training courses, email
for Instrumental training courses, email



The 27th International Colourstrings Teacher Training Course
took place this year in August in Helsinki, Finland.


Colourstrings Orchestra Course
Trossingen, Germany, Bundesakademie
30th September - 3rd October 2016
Geza Szilvay and Yvonne Frye
For more information and enrolment:


Colourstrings Music Kindergarten Phase 1 Teacher Training Course, 2017