Oregon Suzuki Institute

Oregon 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 2018

For Students

For Teachers Instructor Audition



Student Fees


  • Family registration fee $50
  • Tuition $600


  • Family registration fee $50

Pre-Twinkle: $200

  • Book 1-3 $400
  • Book 4-5 $450
  • Book 6 and up $475
  • Intro to Chamber Music $75
  • Advanced Arts & Crafts $60
  • Early Childhood babies and toddlers $70
  • All other enrichment courses $50

(arts & crafts, Texas style fiddling, dalcroze eurhythmics, folk dance, marimba, music history, orchestra, origami, singing)

Teacher Fees

  • Family registration fee $50
  • Suzuki Early Childhood Education Stage 1, Cello Unit 3, Viola Overview Books 1—3, Violin Revisiting Unit 1 Teacher Workshop Courses $450

Every Child Can!: $120


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 $170
  • 4-bed suite for 6 nights $380
  • 4-room apartment with kitchen for 6 nights $420
  • Linen fee $15

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

16 meals (dinner Sun Jun 24—Fri dinner June 29):
Adult: $170
Child $150
Children under 3: free
Advanced Chamber Workshop: $200

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


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.