Seattle's Premier Summer Music Institute Since 1988

Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute SAA Approved

Join us on the campus of Seattle Pacific University
for
an inspiring blend of musical excellence, learning, and
connection with friends

violin, viola, & cello

Students: August 1-5, 2022

Teachers: July 25 – Aug 5, 2022

Our program allows young musicians to learn from master-level Suzuki instructors,
including Alice Ann O’Neill, Allen Lieb, Amy Barston, Blake Brasch, Carrie Salisbury, Cathryn Lee, Danette Warren Schuh, Danny Gee Cordova, David Holmes, Ed Sprunger, Elisa Barston, Sandra Payton, Tracy Helming Wiggin, Yasuko Eastman, and many more!

This summer, be inspired, be engaged, be heard! 

Join us at Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute
as we celebrate 30 years in person! 

Students of all levels will receive individualized training and performance opportunities.

These 5 days will reignite musical passion and set the stage for new levels of success as students...

• Connect with top-tier faculty

• Improve technique and develop artistry

• Eliminate practice barriers with increased motivation & effectiveness

• Perform in a collaborative and supportive environment 

• Make new friends who share a love for music

• Get ready for the return to school and youth orchestras

• And have fun!

Worried about your child losing interest this summer?
Want to give your musician a headstart this fall?

Join us this August for JSSI!

Reignite your child’s love of music this summer and set the stage for new levels of success!

In celebration of Dr. Suzuki’s Legacy,
the Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute 2022 Summer Program includes:

 Courses and Performances

  • Book 1 – 10 and beyond on violin, viola, and cello, plus Suzuki Early Childhood Education
  • Young Artist Program with Juilliard’s Amy Sue Barston and Seattle Symphony’s Elisa Barston 
  • Masterclass, technique, repertoire , and orchestra classes
  • Dalcroze Eurythmics and chamber music
  • Honors Recitals 
  • Informal Recitals
  • Orchestra Concert

Featured Artist Performances by Amy Sue Barston, Cellist, and Elisa Barston, Violinist


Teacher Training

  • Violin & Viola Teaching Strategies with Ed Sprunger (Feb – March 2022)
  • Violin Unit 1 with Tracy Helming Wiggin
  • Violin Unit 3 with Ed Sprunger
  • Violin Unit 6 with Danny Gee Cordova
  • Violin Unit 9/10 with Cathryn Lee
  • Violin Enrichment with Allen Lieb
  • Suzuki Early Childhood Education, Stage 2, with Danette Warren Schuh 

Plus Parent Talks, a Teen Social, and more! 



Join us in person as we reconnect our community from across the continent and the globe! Keep the joy of music and drive for improvement alive this summer!

Register today! Class sizes are limited.