"Teacher trainer"

Gunilla Rönnberg is a trained piano teacher and pianist, educated at the College of Music in Örebro and at the conservatory in Sofia, Bulgaria, where she specialized in solo piano music, chamber music and accompaniment. She subsequently studied to become a Suzuki educator and has worked as a Suzuki specialist and teacher for 25 years, the last 14 years with organ students. She is also active as a solo and chamber music pianist.

Gunilla has a degree in organ and has also worked as a church musician for 18 years at Glanshammar church, outside Örebro. 1998 she started to develop the Suzuki method for the organ together with Lars Hagström, and since 2002 she is a teacher trainer in the Suzuki organ method. She has educated around 60 organists in different universities in Sweden and USA, to become Suzuki organ pedagogues. She is also a lecturer in the Suzuki organ method, and in the subjects "expression in music and contact with the audience". As Suzuki lecturer she has worked in Minneapolis, Chicago, Los Angeles, London, Turin, Copenhagen, Cambridge and Sidney. Gunilla is constantly working to spread the method for the organ all over the world. 

From 2007 - 2009  she worked as principal for a music school in Askersund, where she also started a culture house with the subjects music, dance, theatre, art and yoga, to continue between 2010 - 2012 as  the head of culture administration in Askersund. Since 2013 she worked as a church musician in the Swedish church in Kumla to develop the cooperation between the church and other culture actors in the society. In the summer of 2013 she moved to the south of Sweden to Lärkvallen´s training center, where she now will start teacher training courses for organists who want to become Suzuki organ teachers. In January 2015 Gunilla published a Web Suzuki Organ Teacher Training Education, that will be combined with courses at Lärkvallen´s training center. Now she is also working as an organist in the church of Sweden north of Hässleholm.

She is very interested in all culture fields, and has directed children’s musicals for 11 years, believing that the combination of drama, music and dancing helps children develop.

Copyright © 2009 Gunilla Rönnberg

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