The following enrichment classes are offered at the Japan Seattle Suzuki Institute. It is possible to register ONLY for enrichment classes.


Open to students ages 4 and older, Dalcroze is a whole-body musical experience.  “Dalcroze begins with experiencing music through listening, moving to the music, and singing. These musical and movement experiences are refined to build musical performance skills, musical understanding, and reading skills that can be universally applied to any instrument. We experience and explore music through our ears, voices, and bodies…”
Please follow this link to read more about Dalcroze from our instructor: Dalcroze Parent Intro 

Viola for Violinists

Violin students in Book 3 and up, who are at least 8 years old and who are comfortable sight reading in 1st position, may enroll in Viola for Violinists. The institute will provide violas, and no previous experience on viola is required. Be prepared to fall in love with the viola’s deep, rich sound!

NEW: Chamber Music

Violin students in book 5+, viola students in book 4+, and cello students in book 5+ may enroll in Chamber Music. Students who wish to participate must submit a video recording to assist us with appropriate placement into groups.