Fairbanks Suzuki Institute

Fairbanks 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, World Rhythms and Note Reading Basics offerings are available. Daily recitals and a grand finale concert feature student performances.


May 2024

For Students



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.


University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks AK 99775

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Dr. Gail Johansen, Artistic Director

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Audra Carlson, Program Director

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Katie Straub, Registrar

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