San Diego Suzuki Institute

San Diego Suzuki InstituteSan Diego Suzuki Institute
San Diego, CA

The San Diego Suzuki Institute strives to provide an opportunity for students to deepen their skills, guided by internationally acclaimed faculty in a supportive and motivational environment.  The faculty of SDSI believe that musical creativity comes in many forms and that well-rounded musicians are exposed to a variety of musical avenues.


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Student Fees

  • Student Program Tuition $625
  • Student Program with Elective $750 (each elective $125)
  • Twinkler Program $415

Teacher Fees

  • Every Child Can $175
  • Unit 1 $775
  • Unit 2 with Strategies $615
  • Unit 3 $525


Full Ride Student Scholarship

For Students, Amount: Full Ride, Application due: April 1
We are pleased to be able to offer three full ride student scholarships for the 2021 session. Each scholarship will cover the cost of: -A basic program package and registration fee -One enrichment class of the student's choice -A cafeteria lunch ticket ​Please use the contact page on our website to inquire about full ride scholarship opportunities. Scholarships will be issued on a first come, first serve basis. All applicants will be asked to provide a copy of their free or reduced school lunch forms (or an equivalent document), a video, and a teacher recommendation in order to be eligible for review.

Work Scholarship

For Students, Amount: 62.00, Application due: July 1
Work scholarships are available on a limited basis for parents interested in offering volunteer services. Those who apply for a work scholarship will receive 10% off program tuition in exchange for an an assigned volunteer task. These work scholarships are only available on supply and demand basis only! This means that if all volunteer jobs are currently being taken care of we cannot offer further scholarship opportunities.

Housing & Meals

Dorm Room $75.00 per night
Dorm rooms are charged per bed (two people would be $150 per night, etc). Beds may not be shared. Price includes: cafeteria meals, linens, and lodging.
Apartment $350 per night
One apartment may house up to 5 people​. Bathroom is shared. Price includes: cafeteria meals, linens, and lodging.

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.