Fairbanks Suzuki Institute

Fairbanks Suzuki InstituteFairbanks Suzuki Institute
Fairbanks, AK

Experience this Alaskan institute’s beautiful, natural setting under the midnight sun. Our Suzuki community is unsurpassed for its warmth and genuine Alaskan hospitality. The performing and teaching levels rise above Denali. Each learner is encouraged to stretch and reach for their potential as caring hearts grow stronger. We invite you to experience the Suzuki spirit in the golden heart of Fairbanks, Alaska.

Outstanding faculty and smaller class sizes offer individualized attention and close interaction. Masterclasses, Repertoire and Technique classes form the core curriculum. At FSI,  the advanced program is open to both Suzuki and Traditional students.  Piano Coaching, Suzuki Graduation, Chamber Music, Fiddle, Eurhythmics, Composition, Rhythm Revolution, Note Reading Basics, and Viola for Violinists offerings are available. Daily recitals and a grand finale concert feature student performances.


May 2024

For Students

For Teachers Instructor



Student Fees

  • Registration $75
  • Book 1-3 $400
  • Book 4-6 $525
  • Advanced Program $675
  • Electives $100 each; chamber music $125

Electives include Chamber Music, Composition, Dalcroze for Siblings, Fiddle 1 & 2, Graduation,
Lunch Games, Note Reading Basics, Rhythm Revolution. and Viola for Violinists
Graduation recordings are due by March 1, no exceptions

Teacher Fees

Violin Unit 2
Non-refundable registration $100
Course fee $415


Fairbanks School of Talent Education FSI Scholarship

For Students, Amount: TBD, Application due: March 1
Need based scholarship assistance is available to students from the Fairbanks School of Talent Education group lesson program. Application forms are available at www.suzukifairbanks.com. All application materials must be received by March 1 to be considered.

Housing & Meals

Hotels and nearby B&Bs are available. On campus dining is available at the cafeteria and coffee shop in Wood Center, Monday through Friday. Restaurants and grocery stores are nearby and accessible by public transportation from the university.

Contact uaf.edu/reslife/ or call 907-474-7247 for information about on-campus housing for registered students and their parent or guardian.


Alaska offers a rich array of outdoor activities during the summer months of 24-hour daylight. Nearby hiking trails, natural hot springs, riverboat rides, canoe and kayak rental, Alaska Railroad, Denali National Park with the majestic Denali, glacier viewing and the farthest north golf courses are available. Contact Explore Fairbanks at www.explorefairbanks.com or 907-456-5774 for information.

Other Info

Further information is available at www.FSIalaska.org after January 25.

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.