Institut Suzuki Montréal

Institut Suzuki Montréal
Montréal, QC, Canada

North America’s only bilingual Institute! Experience francophone culture In one of Canada’s most vibrant cities. Come early or stay longer to visit Montréal!

Main Week (includes Mini-Institute):
An opportunity to be immersed in a nurturing and musical environment. Depending on age and level, participants in ISM’s Main Week will participate in classes that offer individual instruction, group lessons, Dalcroze, enrichment, fiddling, piano duets, composition, junior chamber music, orchestra, choir, parent activities, daily student recitals and much more.

Senior Chamber Music Program:
Gives the more advanced participants an opportunity to focus on chamber music. Intensive 7 day program includes individual instruction, chamber music coaching, string orchestra or improvisation class for pianists, student recitals, individual and ensemble practice sessions. The ensembles in this program are featured in a special concert. Intended for teens, mature younger advanced students are sometimes accepted. Audition required. See website for details.

Teacher Development Courses are offered in HyFlex format by leading Suzuki Teacher Trainers, according to the requirements established by the SAA. All Teacher Development Courses are offered in English.


July 2023

For Students

For Teachers Instructor



CEGEP Marie-Victorin
7000, rue Marie-Victorin
Montréal QC H1G 2J6

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  • Paule Barsalou Violin
  • Anne-Marie Denoncourt Collaborator
  • Sophie Drouin Dalcroze Eurhythmics
  • Susan Gagnon Cello
  • Ken Gee Collaborator, Chamber Music
  • Karen-Michele Kimmett Violin
  • Michael LaCroix Improvisation / Composition
  • Gail Lange Piano
  • Diana Nuttall Cello
  • Yvrose Philippe-Auguste Violin, Viola
  • Robert Richardson Violin, Viola, Orchestra
  • Pablo Seib Bass
  • Witold Swoboda Violin, Chamber Music

More Info & Contacts


Josée Desjardins, Director

Phone: 450-922-8196
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Liana Goldsmith, Co-Director

Phone: 514-241-4985
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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.