Advanced Suzuki Institute at Stanford
Palo Alto, CA
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. Students all have master classes, technique classes, orchestra, repertoire class, and pop rock with two-time Grammy Award winner Mads Tolling. Students may also register for chamber music, private piano coachings, or musicianship with Michael McLean.
Our Young Siblings Program supports families who have both advanced students and younger children who don’t yet meet the advanced criteria. These students, depending on their level, will receive master classes, large and small group classes, and musicianship.
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Advanced Institute Program Early Bird Tuition $575; after April 1 $615; after July 1 $695.
Young Siblings Program early bird tuition $525; after April 1 $540.
Chamber Music Enrichment: $130. Other Enrichments: $45.
Early Bird Registration opens February 1st. Register early, slots fill quickly! $50 discount for violists.
- Violin Supplementary Teacher Training TBA $475
After April 1 add $50
- Sunday, Violin Teacher Workshop $135
- Sunday, Cello Teacher Workshop $135
After April 1 add $25
Housing & Meals
Housing is available in university dorms adjacent to the Braun Music Center. Fees include room and board from August 7 (dinner) to August 11 (lunch).
- Youth and one adult double $850.
- Teen dorm, 12 and up $580.
- Adult double $450 per person.
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.
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.
The SAA does not run the workshops and summer institutes; it approves separate businesses to run them. For specific information on schedules, enrollment, pricing, housing, etc. please contact sponsoring organizations directly with inquiries. To get your event listed here, please see the Event Listing Guide.