Student Program

June 30 - July 5, 2019


2019 registration is NOW Open!


Still Very limited spaces for Student Book 1 Piano as of 5/21/19.

All other Student program Piano Books, as well as Chamber & Advanced youth programs for Pianists “At Capacity” as of 5/21/19.



All three youth programs are “At Capacity” for Cellists as of 5/21/19.



All three youth programs are “At Capacity” for Violinists as of 5/22/19.





The Student Program is for Suzuki violin, viola, cello and piano students of any age and at all levels beginning with (Pre-twinkle).  A hallmark of the Chicago Suzuki Institute is the depth of teaching experience each faculty member brings to his/her classes. All core instrumental classes are taught by members of our remarkable faculty of Suzuki specialists from around the world. The student program includes three levels:
, Book One and Book Two & Beyond.


Student Program General Information


Sunday, June 30 - Program Begins
1:00 pm - student check-in and pick up registration packet  
3:30 pm - orientation

Following orientation, activities will include a play-in and orchestra rehearsals.

Some classes may also be scheduled on Sunday afternoon (specifics will be in packet avalaible at registration).


Classes are held between 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  Parents or care-givers should be prepared to attend classes all week with the students.  The student program ends with the Final Festival Concerts, held Friday afternoon and the evening of July 5.

Music Institute Teacher Spotlight on Joel Spoelstra, guitar
Teacher Spotlight on Joseph Spoelstra, Suzuki guitar

"I listen to a huge array of music from classical guitar, to experimental, to jazz."