Advanced Suzuki Institute at Stanford

Advanced Suzuki Institute at StanfordAdvanced Suzuki Institute at Stanford
Palo Alto, CA
www.advancedsuzukiinstitute.com

The Advanced Suzuki Institute, held at Stanford University, is for violinists and violists who are Book 4—10 and beyond and cellists who are in Book 3- 10 and beyond.

ASI is comprised of three student programs + Chamber Music (available only to Virtuosi and Advanced program students)

  1. Virtuosi Program (Suzuki bk. 9/10, beyond)
    Post-Suzuki repertoire class, advanced technique/scales class, orchestra, masterclass, and enrichment classes like Jazz, Music History, and Viola for Violinists. In lieu of enrichment, students may also register and audition for chamber music.

  2. Advanced Program (Violin/Viola bk. 4-8, Cello bk. 3-8)
    Suzuki repertoire class, technique class, orchestra, masterclass, and enrichment classes like Jazz, Music History, and Viola for Violinists. In lieu of enrichment, students may also register and audition for chamber music.

  3. Young Siblings Program (Violin bk. 2-3)
    Supports families who have both advanced students and younger children who don’t yet meet the advanced criteria. These students will receive masterclasses, repertoire class, and enrichment.

 

August 2019

For Students

For Teachers Instructor Audition

 

Pricing

Student Fees

Open to violinists/violists in book 4 and above and cellists and in book 3 and above. Teens (age 12 and above) may stay in our supervised teen dormitory.

  • Virtuosi Program Feb 15: $590, after April 15 $620
  • Advanced Institute Program Feb 15: $590, after April 15 $620

Young Siblings Program $385; after April 15 $415.
Chamber Music Enrichment: $135.
Register early, slots fill quickly!
Chamber Music Scholarships available for viola and cello! E-mail [javascript protected email address] for more info!

Teacher Fees

  • Violin Unit 5, Timothy Durbin $475
  • Sunday, Violin Teacher Workshop, Clarisse Atcherson $135
  • Sunday, Cello Teacher Workshop, Carey Chaney $135

Scholarships

Chamber Scholarship - Cello

For Students, Amount: Chamber Fee, Application due: June 1
Chamber scholarship for cello students will be awarded on the basis of audition results.

Chamber Scholarship - Viola

For Students, Amount: Chamber Fee, Application due: June 1
Chamber scholarship for viola students will be awarded on the basis of audition results.

Work Study - Dorm Counselor

For Teachers, Amount: TBA, Application due: June 1
Possible work study for teacher trainees. TBA

Housing & Meals

Housing is available in university dorms adjacent to the Braun Music Center. Fees include room and board from August 5 (dinner) to August 9 (lunch). Families may stay on or off campus. Teens (12 & up) can elect to stay in supervised teen dormitory.

  • Youth and one adult double $944.
  • Teen dorm (supervised), 12 and up $615.
  • Adult double $495 per person.

**Prices may change.

Recreation

Stanford University is located in the San Fransisco Bay Area, about 45 minutes south from San Francisco. The weather is almost guaranteed to be perfect. Recreational activities focus on the outdoors. There are excellent hiking and biking opportunities. The institute offers free evening concerts with guest performers.

Other Info

The Stanford campus is handicapped accessible. Tuition assistants may be offered offered to specially selected students who participate in chamber music. Light rail trains provide transportation to Bay Area attractions. San Francisco and San Jose Airport are within a 45 minute drive by shuttle or car.


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