Colorado Suzuki Institute

Colorado Suzuki InstituteColorado Suzuki Institute
Copper Mountain, CO

The Colorado Suzuki Institute provides an opportunity for high quality music instruction with nurturing Suzuki teachers who inspire students with a lifelong love of music. We are thrilled for our upcoming first year in a beautiful mountain environment at our new location at Copper Mountain Resort! Bring the whole family to enjoy an excellent musical experience, a wonderful community of families, and a sunshine filled vacation in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Explore our website at:!

  • Excellent master teachers excited to nurture students
  • Variety of quality performance ensembles and recitals
  • Fun enrichment classes to nurture well-rounded musicians
  • Community of music-making friends from around the world
  • Breathtaking mountain environment filled with activities for the whole family
  • Motivation to practice all year until next summer at Copper Mountain Resort

New this year!
- Classes for Suzuki Twinkle students in all instruments.
- Chamber music opportunities for young musicians. Open to all instruments!


June 2020

For Students

For Teachers Instructor Audition



Financial Aid for Students

For Students, Amount: up to $500, Application due: February 15
The Colorado Suzuki Institute is proud to offer partial work/study scholarships to students in support of tuition costs only. View details at under 'Registered Participants' then 'Scholarship' for applications.


Copper Mountain Resort
Copper Mountain CO 80443

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  • Liz Arbus Violin
  • Weronika Balewski Enrichment/Dalcroze/Musicianship
  • Mary Bassett Shemon Flute
  • Christopher Becknell Guitar/Enrichment-Guitar Styles
  • Meredith Blecha-Wells Cello
  • Renata Bratt Cello/Musicianship/Orchestra
  • Heidi Brymer Violin
  • Lauren Cless Violin
  • Benjamin Dockery Piano/Enrichment-Piano Styles/Musicianship
  • Gail Gebhart Piano/Enrichment-piano Accompanying
  • Andrea (French) Glass Cello
  • Michele Horner Guitar/Enrichment - Art IJAM
  • Kirby Kay Violin/Viola/Enrichment - Viola for Violinists/Musicianship
  • Bill Kronenberg Violin/Musicianship/Orchestra
  • Jane Kutscher Reed Piano
  • Meg Lanfear Violin
  • Annette Lee Piano/Enrichment - Piano Accompanying
  • April Martin Collaborative Piano
  • Darrel Mayers Guitar/Enrichment - World Percussion
  • Sarah Mbi Piano/Musicianship
  • Jesse McQuarters Bass/Enrichment - Bass, Recording and Podcasting
  • Don Robertson String Repair
  • Laura Seay Violin/Viola
  • Nan Shannon Collaborative Piano
  • Emma Shubin Flute/Enrichment-Dalcroze/Musicianship
  • Christina Tio Piano
  • Scott Walker Cello/Enrichment - Irish and Swing Fiddle, Irish Cello

More Info & Contacts


Mark Biesterfeld, Executive Director

Phone: 303-476-4330 ext. #3
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Julie Schwabauer, Institute Administrator

Phone: 303-476-4330 ext. 0
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Leah Biesterfeld, Executive Director

Phone: 303-476-4330 ext. #2
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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.