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.

Click here for the student registration form. 

2023 Dates

Preludio Violin Program
June 25 - July 7, 2023

Advanced Violin, Viola, and Cello
June 25 - July 7, 2023

Student Institute Session I
June 25 - 30, 2023

Student Institute Session II
July 1 - July 7, 2023