Great Lakes Suzuki Flute Institute

Great Lakes Suzuki Flute Institute
Guelph, ON

The Great Lakes Suzuki Institute has a new location! We’re pleased to announce our partnership with the GYMC in Guelph, Ontario this summer!

Our friendly, social, flutey atmosphere remains the same :)


No upcoming events. Please check back later for future events.



Student Fees

Student Fees:

  • Registration $40
  • Student tuition $260

Students will have 4 hours of classes each day, including a master class and a group class. Enrichment activities for 2018 include juggling, jazz improvisation, art, chamber music and flute choir. Once again, we will prepare for our popular community concert on Friday at Bryan Prince Booksellers- this is always a highlight of the week. The institute closes with a Celebration Concert at 1 pm on July 14.

Teacher Fees

Teacher Fees:

  • Every Child Can $145
  • Registration fee $40
  • Unit 1 $530
  • All other courses $385

Special activities for teachers include an introduction to jazz improvisation and an opera aria masterclass.


Marc Kirouac Memorial Scholarship

For Teachers, Amount: $100, Application due: July 1
The scholarship is awarded by the directors of the Great Lakes Institute in memory of Marc Kirouac. Marc was a fixture at the institute for many years; teaching art, cooking for the faculty and making sure everyone was well-taken care of. No application is needed.

Housing & Meals

Housing is available in the University of Guelph dorms, or in nearby hotels.


The Guelph Youth Music Centre is located in Goldie Mill Park beside the ruins of the old mill situated on the Speed River. It is within strolling distance to Guelph’s downtown, surrounded by residences but close to many cafes, restaurants, and shopping.

Other Info

There is regular bus service from Toronto directly to Guelph. Pearson International Airport in Toronto is easily accessible by shuttle, as is the Toronto Island Airport served by Porter Air ( ).

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.