Montana Suzuki Institute

Montana Suzuki InstituteMontana Suzuki Institute
Missoula, MT

Hybrid (Online and In-Person) Institute in July 2021.

In 2021, we will provide a hybrid Institute, with a socially-distanced in-person event in Missoula, Montana for violin students, and a cello program that will take place entirely online. Both are open to pre-twinkle through advanced (book 7 and above) students. Optional enrichment courses for in-person instruction include ensemble, art, fiddling, kindermusik and African drumming; enrichment for online to be announced. Violin teacher development courses will also take place online. Please visit our website for the latest updates!

Our Suzuki faculty are experienced master teachers from across the country. In-person classes at Hellgate High School, within walking distance of the University of Montana campus where students, families and faculty will be able to take advantage of affordable University housing and meals.

Enjoy exploring beautiful Missoula and the surrounding area with opportunities for hiking, biking, rafting, visiting Splash water-park, and much more!


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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.