Chicago Suzuki Institute

Chicago Suzuki Institute

For general information and registration
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July 2023

For Students

For Teachers Instructor



Student Fees

Fees as of February 15. See CSI website for more information

  • Registration Fee $35 (Waived if full tuition received by April 1)
  • Student Institute Pre-Twinkle $375
  • Student Institute Book 1 $460
  • Student Institute Book 2 & up $485
  • Chamber Program $585
  • Advanced Program $685

Teacher Fees

Fees as of February 15. See CSI website for more information

  • Registration Fee $35 (Waived if fees paid in full by April 1)
  • Every Child Can! $135
  • Unit 1 $855
  • Single Course Unit 2 & up: $500/Two Courses $855
  • Piano Unit 4 & Strategies $700
  • Cello Group Techniques—Supplementary Repertoire $525
  • Alternative Methods for Cello $250

My Left Arm:

  • Practicum $525

Housing & Meals

Trinity Hall (on TIU Campus)
2023 Prices
Single occupancy—$60.00 per person per night
Double occupancy (two beds)—$44.00 per person per night ($88 per room/night—max occupancy 2 people)
Family 3 (intended for families only)—$90 per room per night (this includes two beds and accommodates a maximum of 3 people at least one must be under 13 years old. 3rd person must bring their own bedding)

Meals in Hawkins Dining Hall (on TIU Campus)
Adult Pricing (Ages 11 and up)
Breakfast $6.60
Lunch $9.50
Dinner $11.50

Child Pricing (Ages 5—10)
Breakfast $3.30
Lunch $4.75
Dinner $5.80

Children under 5 eat free


25 miles north of the loop, Trinity University is located near amenities such as Ravinia Festival grounds, the summer home of the Chicago Symphony; the Chicago Botanic Gardens; the Marriott Theater and world-class shopping. Trinity University does not have a swimming pool, however swimming facilities are accessible nearby by car.

Other Info

Childcare not available.

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.