Greater Washington Suzuki Institute

Greater Washington Suzuki InstituteGreater Washington Suzuki Institute
Washington, DC

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The 2020 Greater Washington Suzuki Institute offers full and partial programs for beginning and advanced students of violin, cello, viola and bass.  These programs consist of a combination of Master Class Lessons, Repertory Classes, Quartet/Chamber Music Classes, Scottish Fiddling, five levels of Orchestra, Music Theory Games, a Teen Seminar and daily recitals. Parents attending with their children have the opportunity to participate in daily lectures and selected Teacher Development Program courses.

For teachers, the Institute offers the Foundation Course (Every Child Can!), the Violin Unit 1 course and additional Violin and Cello teacher development courses to be announced.  The Foundation and is also open to parents.

The Institute will be held this year June 20—June 28 at the National Cathedral School, 3609 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20016.


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GWSI Scholarships for Teachers and Students

For Teachers, Amount: Variable, Application due: April 1
GWSI makes a limited number of partial scholarships available to promising teachers and students who are attending GWSI for the first time and demonstrate significant financial need. Applications are due by April 1, 2020. Apply through the GWSI website (

SAGWA Institute Scholarships

For Students, Amount: Variable, Application due: April 1
SAGWA members can apply for an Institute Scholarship which provides tuition-based assistance for the GWSI Teacher Development and Student Programs. Applications are due by April 15, 2020. Apply through the SAGWA website (


3609 Woodley Rd NW
National Cathedral School
Washington DC 20016

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Ronda Cole, Musical Director

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