Japan Seattle Suzuki Institute

Japan Seattle Suzuki InstituteJapan Seattle Suzuki Institute
Seattle, WA


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Student Fees

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2018

  • Registration Fee $30 early bird, $60 regular, $100 late
  • Pre-Twinkle $250
  • Student Books 1-3 $525
  • Student Books 4-7 $550
  • Student Books 8+ $575
  • Advanced Cello Course $600
  • Advanced Violin Course $675

Teacher Fees

Teacher Training:

  • Registration Fee $30 early bird, $60 regular, $100 late
  • Violin Units 3 & 6 $500
  • Violin Practicum $575
  • Developing the Bow Arm Enrichment Course $500

Deadline June 1, 2018 (The Institute may cancel any Teacher Training course that does not have sufficient enrollment by May 1. Please check the website before making travel plans.)


Need-based scholarships

For Students, Amount: TBD, Application due: May 15
The Japan Seattle Suzuki Institute offers need-based scholarships to a limited number of students. Scholarship applicants must register for JSSI and pay in full; any scholarship amount will be refunded. Scholarship applications are due May 15th and will be available at this link when registration is open. https://japanseattle.org/scholarships/ Please follow the link and scroll down for instructions on writing a letter of recommendation, if your student is applying for a scholarship to JSSI.

Student and Teacher Scholarships through SAWS

For Students, Amount: $400, Application due: March 1
Scholarships are available for the Japan Seattle Suzuki Institute through the Suzuki Association of Washington State (SAWS). Details are available here: https://japanseattle.org/scholarships/

Housing & Meals

Housing is available in university dormitories; meals are available through the cafeteria. Please visit our website for pricing.


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