Montana Suzuki Institute

Montana Suzuki InstituteMontana Suzuki Institute
Missoula, MT

Cancelled for 2020. Returning in 2021.

We provide an intimate 5 day violin and cello institute for pre-twinkle to advanced (book 7 and above) students, and teacher development courses. Optional enrichment courses include string ensemble, art, fiddling, kindermusik and African drumming.

Our Suzuki faculty is comprised of experienced master teachers from across the country. Classes are held at the University of Montana Music Building which offers spacious classrooms and a beautiful music recital hall.  Affordable and convenient housing and meal plans are available on campus.  Enjoy exploring beautiful Missoula and the surrounding area with opportunities for hiking, biking, rafting, visiting Splash water-park, and much more!


July 2021

For Students



College/University Credit

Undergraduate or graduate credit for the Violin Unit 1 available through the University of Montana. Please contact us for more information.


River tubing, mountain bicycling, hiking, water park, shopping & river rafting are some of the opportunities available for all ages. There are no Institute classes or activities held on Wednesday afternoon or evening so that families can explore the area. The climate is usually hot and dry at this time of year.

Information about local activities will be available at registration.

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.