Student Institute

Providing a rich and nurturing program for the young "Twinkle" student as well as for intermediate and advanced players. Enrollment is open to students studying Suzuki violin, viola, or cello literature with a teacher who has done Suzuki teacher training. Students may enroll for either or both weeks of the institute.

A Typical Day

Each Student Institute musician will be scheduled for 3 core classes each day: masterclass, repertoire class, and an enrichment (visit our enrichment page to see  options!). Book 5+ violinists, book 3+ violists, and book 4+ cellists will additionally be scheduled for orchestra. 

Classes are scheduled beginning at 8 am (EST) Monday and break for lunch from 12:00- 1:30 pm. Each day, students are invited to attend a 2:45 pm play- in (if not in orchestra at that time) as well as a daily 4 pm student recital.

New this year: sign up for an additional enrichment! (a $75 additional fee)

Check in for both weeks is Sunday from 1-4 pm (EST). Events will finish by 5:30 pm on Friday (please join us for an optional institute party at 7:15 on Friday if you can!). For those staying on campus, check out is Saturday at noon.

2022 Dates

Teacher Registration deadline has been extended to May 13th!


Preludio Violin Program
June 26 - July 8, 2022

Advanced Violin, Viola, and Cello
June 26 - July 8, 2022

Student Institute Session I
June 26 - July 1, 2022

Student Institute Session II
July 4 - July 8, 2022