The Ithaca Suzuki Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer! We can't wait to celebrate with you all!

The longest running summer institute in the Northeast, the Ithaca Suzuki Institute proudly offers immersive Suzuki learning. The Institute has programs for Twinklers through “beyond the book” violin, viola and cello students. 

For Student Institute participants as well as Advanced Program participants under age 12, parents are required to attend classes with their children on Ithaca College’s campus. Advanced Institute and Preludio Violin Program participants age 13 and over have the option of staying in the supervised teen dorm.

Join us for concerto night, Preludio Program concerts, and the institute wide Grand Concerts as well!

Our 50th anniversary promises incredible guest artists and celebrations! Stay tuned for more information on our grand plans!

Violists! Join us during week 1 for our viola week!

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Student Program

Teacher Program

Advanced Program and Preludio Violin Program students: Please note a new timeline for auditions! Auditions should be submitted between January 3rd and February 15th. See your program's specific page for a more detailed timeline.

Scholarship applications are currently open! Please visit the scholarship page for details.

2024 Dates

June 30 - July 12: Preludio Violin Program, Advanced Programs, and Teacher Training

June 30- July 5: Student Institute Week 1 (regular class schedule on July 4)

July 7 - July 12: Student Institute Week 2