American Suzuki Institute

American Suzuki Institute
Stevens Point, WI

Patterned after Dr. Suzuki’s summer school, the American Suzuki Institute (ASI) is the first and oldest of the more than 60 Suzuki Institutes held in North America each year, and established the prototype for Institutes nationwide. Since its beginning in 1971, over 100,000 students and their families have come to central Wisconsin from all over the world for summer study at ASI.

After January 5, 2016, visit our website to see what we have to offer you this summer:


July 2016

For Students

For Teachers Instructor Audition



College/University Credit

Mus Ed 387/587—2 credits per unit of teacher training. Cost TBD. Call the American Suzuki Institute for more information.


Financial Aid for Students

For Students, Amount: TBD, Application due: April 1
See for details and to print an application.

Financial Aid for Teachers

For Teachers, Amount: TBD, Application due: April 1
See for details and to print an application.


Stevens Point is located in the heart of Wisconsin Vacation Country. Many parks, lakes and rivers are located nearby for your recreational pleasure. For more information, visit the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at On campus recreation includes indoor 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 after January 5, 2016.

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.

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.