University of Louisville Suzuki String Institute

University of Louisville Suzuki String InstituteUniversity of Louisville Suzuki String Institute
Louisville, KY

Our Suzuki Summer Institute is one of the oldest ongoing institutes in the nation. Join the celebration as we continue to grow and evolve in our 55th year! Special events, concerts, and activities—including our famous two hour Belle of Louisville dinner cruise—in addition to our accomplished and inspiring faculty make this a special institute year you will not want to miss. This summer’s Institute promises to continue a long tradition of quality instruction to students of all ages and levels.


June 2019

For Students



Louisville Student Scholarships

For Students, Amount: TBD, Application due: May 1
Some merit and financial need scholarships are available.


University of Louisville Suzuki String Institute
School of Music, University of Louisville
Louisville KY 40292

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  • Joanna Binford Viola and Violin
  • Alexander Croxton Cello
  • Timothy Durbin Violin
  • Mary Ann Estabrook-Tortolano Violin
  • Hays Hendricks Violin
  • Steve Hendricks Orchestra and Chorus
  • Gabriel Kitayama-Bolkosky Violin
  • Steffani Kitayama-Bolkosky Violin
  • William Kossler Guitar
  • Wayne Krigger Cello, Music and Movement
  • Maria Mastropaolo Violin
  • Maria Mastropaolo ECE
  • Susan McDonald Violin
  • Dana Meyer Violin
  • Crystal Plohman Wiegman Violin, Fiddling
  • Blaise Poth ECE
  • Blaise Poth Music Mind Games
  • Carol Waldvogel Violin

More Info & Contacts


University of Louisville Suzuki Strings Institute, Michael Hill, director

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