Welcome!

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!

registration WILL OPEN IN MARCH!

Advanced Program students: Please note a new timeline for auditions! Auditions should be submitted between January 3rd and February 15th.

Preludio Program students: Stay tuned for an audition timeline!

2024 Dates

July 1 - July 12: Preludio Violin Program, Advanced Programs, and Teacher Training

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

July 8 - July 12: Student Institute Week 2