Oregon Suzuki Institute

Oregon Suzuki InstituteOregon Suzuki Institute
Newberg, OR

Looking for an institute with a strong sense of community in gorgeous surroundings? Come participate in one of the oldest Suzuki institutes in the country!

Join us in a week of intense music learning in a nurturing, supportive environment on the campus of George Fox University, located in Newberg in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Come see where the Oregon Trail leads you!


June 2020

For Students

For Teachers Instructor Audition



Student Fees


  • Family registration fee $50
  • Tuition $650


  • Family registration fee $50 for one student, $75 for 2 or more

Pre-Twinkle: $225

  • Book 1-3 $425
  • Book 4-5 $475
  • Book 6 and up $500
  • Intro to Chamber Music $80
  • Advanced Arts & Crafts $65
  • Early Childhood babies and toddlers $75
  • All other enrichment courses $55

(accompanying, arts & crafts, Texas style fiddling, Bucket band, dalcroze eurhythmics, Intro to music technology, Music Production, orchestra, origami, singing, voice class)

Teacher Fees

Family registration fee: $50
Suzuki Early Childhood Education Stage 3: $550

  • All other Teacher Workshop Courses $500 (Cello Unit 5, Viola Unit 7, Violin Unit 4, Violin Unit 7)


Financial Aid for Students

For Students, Amount: TBD, Application due: April 14
See www.oregonsuzukiinstitute.org for details.

Financial Aid for Teachers

For Teachers, Amount: $100 or more, Application due: April 14
See www.oregonsuzukiinstitute.org for details.

Housing & Meals

Housing available on campus

  • 2-bed dorm room for 6 nights $190
  • 4-bed suite for 6 nights $420
  • 2-room (4 beds) apartment with kitchen for 6 nights $460
  • Linen fee $23

Charge for extra sleeping bag: $15
Extra night available for additional fee.

16 meals (dinner Sun Jun 21—Fri dinner June 26):
Adult: $185
Child: $160
Children under 3: free
Advanced Chamber Workshop: $200

ADVANCED CHAMBER WORKSHOP must register for an extra night;
meals Saturday dinner through Friday dinner


Municipal swimming pool, walking and hiking trails, camping and hiking at Champoeg Park, 1 hour to the Oregon Gardens, 2 hour drive to the Oregon Coast, 3 hours to the Cascade Mountains.

Other Info

No childcare provided. 45 minute drive from Portland International Airport.

The SAA does not run the workshops and summer institutes; it approves separate businesses to run them. For specific information on schedules, enrollment, pricing, housing, etc. please contact sponsoring organizations directly with inquiries. To get your event listed here, please see the Event Listing Guide.