Book 9+ for Violin | Book 8+ for Cello

A typical day at the Japan Seattle Suzuki Institute may begin as early as 8:30 am and end as late as 5:00 pm. Each Advanced Program student will have 4 hours of classes per day, which can include the following:

  • Cello: 1-hour master class per week with Amy Sue Barston, 2 students per class (submit your audition recording here)
  • Cello: 1-hour performance class
  • Cello: 1-hour technique class
  • Violin: Two 1-hour master classes per week with Brian Lewis*, 2 students per class (submit your audition recording here)
  • Violin: 1-hour performance class
  • Cello and violin: 1-hour Chamber Music class
  • Cello and violin: 1-hour Advanced Orchestra (strictly limited to those in Book 6+)
  • Cello and violin: 1-hour attendance at Honors Recitals (If you wish to perform, submit your audition recording here.)
  • Optional: 1-hour enrichment class (see descriptions)
  • Optional: 1-hour attendance at evening concerts Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

Individual schedules will be released approximately 1 week prior to Institute. Remember to consider practice time as well!

*Registration for advanced master class with Brian Lewis is full, pending evaluation and acceptance of those who have already registered. We will notify those waitlisted if any spots become available.