American Suzuki Institute

American Suzuki InstituteAmerican Suzuki Institute
Stevens Point, WI
www.uwsp.edu/suzuki/asi

Modeled after Dr. Suzuki’s summer school, the American Suzuki Institute (ASI) was the first  Suzuki Institute held outside of Japan. It became the prototype for Institutes nationwide.  Since its inception in 1971, over 100,000 students and their families have come to Central Wisconsin from all over the world for summer study.

ASI is an inspirational and immersive experience for students and teacher trainees alike. All student classes will be offered in-person, and training courses will be offered both in-person and online. Please check our website for details on specific courses.

Electives for 2022 include: Fiddling for Violinists, Violists and Cellists, Yoga, Taekwondo, “Japanese Journey,” and “Artist’s Imagination.”

ASI is well-known as a teacher training center. In 2022, we will offer ECC, Violin Units 1-8, and Violin Practicum. We also will offer Piano Unit 3, Cello Unit 2, SECE Stages 1 & 2, and Bass Unit 6. Scholarships available for training.

ASI 2-week Advanced Chamber Music returns!. July 17-30 See our website for details (opening in February): www.uwsp.edu/suzuki/asi

 

July 2022

For Students

For Teachers Instructor
 

Pricing

Student Fees

  • Registration $110
  • Pre-Twinkle-Book 2 $445
  • Book 3-5 $485
  • Book 6 and above $525
  • SECE $75
  • 1-week Chamber Music $560
  • 2-week Advanced Chamber Music $975
  • Electives $65

Teacher Fees

  • ECC! $150
  • Unit 1 $815
  • Units 2-8, Supplemental, and Overview courses $475
  • Practicum $490
  • SECE (per Stage) $535
  • Enrichment $230

Scholarships

Financial Aid for Students

For Students, Amount: TBD, Application due: May 1
See www.uwsp.edu/suzuki/asi after February 8, 2022 for details and to print an application.

Financial Aid for Teachers

For Teachers, Amount: TBD, Application due: May 1
See www.uwsp.edu/suzuki/asi after February 8, 2022 for details and application.

Housing & Meals

Housing is available in university dormitories:

  • Double $150 per person, per week
  • Single $210 per person, per week
  • Extra night $25 per night for double; $35 per night for single
  • Teen Dorm, including meals and activity fee $395/week

Meals:

  • Full week (17 meals) $125
  • Full week lunch and dinner only $83

Recreation

Stevens Point is located in the lush, green heart of Central Wisconsin. Many parks, lakes and rivers are located nearby for your recreational pleasure. For more information, visit the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at stevenspointarea.com. Recreation available on or near campus includes an outdoor pool, tennis courts, jogging tracks, ball fields, bicycle and nature trails, and a cardio center. Bicycles, kayaks and canoes are available for rental. Feel free to bring your own outdoor play equipment to use in the open spaces.

Other Info

Download a registration form and scholarship applications from our website after February 8, 2022.

The nearest commercial airport is Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA), which is approximately 25 miles north of Stevens Point, in the town of Wausau/Mosinee. Ground transportation should be arranged before your arrival in Central Wisconsin. (Courtesy Cab 715-342-8863)


The SAA sets guidelines for Suzuki institutes, festivals and teacher workshops and sanctions separate organizations to manage such events. For specific information on schedules, enrollment, pricing, housing, etc. please contact sponsoring organizations directly. Please see the Event Listing Guide regarding the posting of events.