Walla Walla Suzuki Institute

Walla Walla Suzuki Institute
College Place, WA

Nestled in the beautiful Walla Walla Valley, the Walla Walla Suzuki Institute offers quality student and teacher instruction in a family-friendly environment. Master, Technique, Repertoire, and Orchestra are available for Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass students. A brand new elective this year is Steel Drums. We also will continue with Chamber Music, Music & Movement and Art Enrichment. Stay tuned for additional new courses. WWSI is located on the peaceful campus of Walla Walla University in College Place, Washington. The Institute welcomes families with children of all ages.


July 2017

For Students

For Teachers Instructor Audition



Student Fees

Registration $50 by April 30, $65 after this date

  • Special 1/2 day for Pre-Twinklers through age 5 $274
  • Books 1-3 $399
  • Books 4-7 $449
  • Books 8 and up $499
  • Chamber $99

Electives (Steel Drums, Music and Movement (included for all students in Pre-Twinkle/Book 1), and Fiddling: $49

  • Honors Recital $15
  • (Advanced Orchestra Only) $99
  • Additional WWSI T-Shirt $15 (one t-shirt included for each registered student)

Sack Lunch Monday-Friday $40 for 5 lunches

Teacher Fees

Registration $80 (includes $15 for SAA registration by April 30) $95 after this date

  • Additional WWSI T-Shirt $15
  • Violin and Cello Unit 2 $449 (minimum of 5 trainees in the class)

Housing & Meals

Very reasonable air-conditioned housing is available through the University. Kitchenettes with refrigerators are available on each floor.

Five sack lunches (Monday-Friday) can be purchased at the time of registration for $40.
(students, trainees or parents).

The daily schedule allows time to eat at nearby establishments: Many fast food places and excellent restaurants. Some specialize in all vegetarian and vegan food.


Swimming is available to WWSI families at the WWU pool. There are many local parks, museums, and historical sites (with Oregon Trail wagon tracks, the famous Whitman Mission, and Fort Walla Walla). Walla Walla also boasts a Skateboard park and BMX track nearby—make sure you wear protective gear! There are also several parks and campground areas in the mountains nearby or on the Snake River which is about a 45 minute drive. You may want to check out the website: www.wallawalla.org for other recreational opportunities during your stay.

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.