Peaks to Plains Suzuki Institute

Peaks to Plains Suzuki InstitutePeaks to Plains Suzuki Institute
Thornton, CO

Cancelled for 2020. Returning in 2021.

Violinist, violist, cellist, and pianist, come join us in beautiful Colorado for an amazing week of music playing. Experience intimate interactions and instructions with our highly respected faculty in groups and master classes, learn something new in our enrichment classes and make new friends! It will be a Suzuki experience you will not forget! Teachers will also be a able to receive short term teacher training. Advanced musicians will have the opportunity to work exclusively with a professional quartet, our resident Phoenix Quartet led by Gabe Bolkosky.


July 2021

For Students




PPSI Scholarship

For Students, Amount: $25 - $400, Application due: April 10
Scholarships will be awarded based on need and commitment. A completed application is necessary and parents must be available to work volunteer hours. To apply, go to and follow the instructions carefully. Scholarship deadline is April 10.

Housing & Meals

Housing is available at local hotel/motels. See our website for conveniently located accommodations and special PPSI rates.

A variety of restaurants nearby, within walking and short driving distance.
Food options on campus will also be available.


Outdoor playground and equipment available on campus. Several city rec center with indoor pool, water park, and exercise equipment a few miles away. Boondocks, an amusement center with laser tag, arcade, min golf and more a mile away. Two large shopping/dining centers within 3 miles of the facility. Since the campus is located close to the foothills, there is extensive network of mountain parks, trails and recreation opportunities. Downtown Denver is only 15 miles away.

Other Info

Audition tapes for student honors recital will be accepted. The postmarked deadline is May 20.

Denver International Airport is approximately 30 minutes away.

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.