Fairbanks Suzuki Institute

Fairbanks Suzuki Institute
Fairbanks, AK

Rescheduled for 2021

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 Alaska.

Outstanding faculty and smaller class sizes offer individualized attention and close interaction. Masterclasses, Repertoire and Technique classes, Advanced Program for both Suzuki and Traditional students, Piano Coaching, Suzuki Graduation, Chamber Music, Fiddle, Eurhythmics, Jazz, Rock and Pop Improvisation, and World Rhythms offerings available. Daily recitals and a grand finale concert feature student performances.


May 2021

For Students




Fairbanks School of Talent Education FSI Scholarship

For Students, Amount: TBD, Application due: March 15
A limited number of 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 15 to be considered.

Housing & Meals

Hotels and nearby B&Bs are available. University of Alaska Fairbanks dormitory rooms are open to institute participants and families. University housing information is available at www.uaf.edu/reslife/conference under the Conference Housing listing. For questions or information, please contact 907-474-7247 or [javascript protected email address]. 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.


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 the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau at www.explorefairbanks.com or 907-456-5774 for information.

Other Info

Further information is available at www.suzukifairbanks.com prior to February 1st.

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.