Suzuki Association of Southcentral Alaska Institute

Suzuki Association of Southcentral Alaska InstituteSuzuki Association of Southcentral Alaska Institute
Anchorage, AK

Our plan is to hold a virtual institute in 2021 unless the current quarantine situation makes it possible to be in person. We are planning on doing violin teacher training, and a variety of student activities including master classes, play ins, a final concert, and electives such as fiddling, origami, art and SECE. Please check back for updates!


No upcoming events. Please check back later for future events.



Student Fees

  • Registration $25 per family
  • Book 1-3 $206 (master class, group class and one music elective)
  • Books 4 and up $287 (master class, group class and one music elective)
  • Late fee (after April 25th) $25
  • Enrichment classes $45 each—fiddling, SECE, art, etc.

Teacher Fees

  • Teacher Training Violin Book 1 $410

College/University Credit

University credit through UAA is available—you must contact us when you register at least a month prior to the start of institute if you are interested in this option.


SASA Student Scholarship

For Students, Amount: TBD, Application due: March 15
See for details

SASA Teacher Scholarships

For Teachers, Amount: TBD, Application due: March 15
See for details

Housing & Meals

Housing is available either through local hotels or at the UAA dormitories if you are on a budget. Please contact UAA housing for more information at (907) 751-7202 or [javascript protected email address]. You MUST book EARLY as summer is the busy tourist season in Alaska. You will need to rent a car unless your lodging is very close to our venue (located in South Anchorage). Lunch is bring your own or off campus. Please contact us if you have questions or would like more information on how to make a trip to Alaska more affordable!


There are many opportunities for recreational activities and cultural venues- hiking, bike trails, mountain biking, fishing, scenic car drives, Anchorage Museum, Native Heritage Center, Alaska Zoo, bus and Alaska railroad tours, flight-seeing charters, shopping, gold-panning, dog-sledding, etc. For more information check out the links on our website to activities in Anchorage and surrounding areas.

Other Info

We are more than happy to accommodate any special needs attendees. This is a great way to combine a sightseeing trip to Alaska with study of the Suzuki Method. Please contact us if you have questions.

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.