Alberta Summer Suzuki Institute
Edmonton, AB

Alberta Summer Suzuki Institute is hosted by Edmonton’s Society for Talent Education. STE is one of North America’s longest running Suzuki programs now in its 53rd year.
Held on the campus of the University of Alberta, ASSI creates a unique opportunity. Bringing together children, parents, grandparents, teachers and master teachers in a happy, nurturing and inspirational music making environment. In addition to wonderful masterclasses, group classes, orchestra and chamber music, ASSI offers classes in Kodaly, musicianship, improvisation and fiddling. Special events include a faculty recital, a family social evening featuring our enrichment classes and dancing lead by our fiddle faculty as well as a grand final concert downtown at Edmonton’s beautiful City Hall.


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Student Fees

All prices in Canadian dollars.

  • Registration $100/family
  • Late registration after May 6 (space permitting) $150
  • SECE class for 0-3 year olds $100 (special registration fee $25 includes CD and handbook)
  • Beginner Mini-Institute $300
  • Junior Core program $375
  • Senior Core program $425
  • Chamber Music program (Book 6+ violin / 5+ viola/cello) $525

Teacher Fees

All prices in Canadian dollars.

  • Registration $100/family
  • Late registration after May 6 (space permitting) $150
  • ECC $140 (reduced price of $120 if you are registering for any other program at ASSI 2018)
  • Teacher Training unit 1 $625
  • Teacher Training unit 2 and up $425
  • SECE Stage 1 teacher training $525

Housing & Meals

Housing is available in University dormitories. Contact for more information and booking. HUB Mall next door to our location in Fine Arts building has many small food outlets, and several restaurants are within easy walking distance.


University recreation facilities are available for public use. Edmonton’s extensive river valley park system has many walking and biking trails and picnic sites. The trendy Old Strathcona boutique shopping area is just a few blocks away from campus.

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.