The San Diego Suzuki Institute provides an opportunity for students to deepen their skills, guided by an internationally acclaimed faculty in a supportive and motivational environment. Throughout the five days on the Point Loma campus, students will receive technique classes, jazz orchestra and many other exciting enrichment opportunities!
This program is open to all Suzuki violin, viola, cello, bass and piano students.
Student Program Tuition: $625
Student Program with Elective: $750
All SDSI students will receive 4 hours of instruction a day starting at 9am. Basic program classes may include any combination of the following:
Technique Class | 1 Hour
Single instrument group class that focuses on developing both individual and ensemble skills.
Repertoire Class | 1 Hour
Single instrument group class that focuses on developing Suzuki repertoire along with learning new pieces.
Advanced Jazz Orchestra | 1 Hour
Orchestra style jazz class that focuses on developing sight reading and improvisational skills.
Beginner Fiddle Orchestra | 1 Hour
Orchestra style fiddle class that focuses on developing sight reading and improvisational skills.
Music Mind Games | 1 Hour
Educational games that teach music theory and reading.
Kodaly | 1 Hour
The Kodaly Method is a way of developing musical skills and teaching musical concepts beginning in very young children. This method uses folk songs, Curwen hand signs, pictures, movable-do, rhythm symbols, and syllables.
Masterclass | 1 Hour
Semi-private lesson with 3-4 students. Each student will take turns having hands on instruction with a trained Suzuki teacher while being able to learn from watching the other lessons.
Chamber Music | 1 Hour
Comprised of 3-4 musicians. Typically a combination of violin, viola and cello but this class is open to piano students. Each chamber group will be led by a coach that will help to develop small ensemble skills.
Play-In | 1 Hour
Large Suzuki style group performance that can either be single instrument or cross instrument.
Concert Attendance | 1 Hour
Develop musicianship by listening to other musicians perform.
Daily Practice | 1 Hour
Students book 2 and up may select an elective class. This adds one extra hour of instruction per day. Students with an elective class will receive 5 hours of class per day.