2017 Registration Fee

Everyone pays a registration fee including teacher-observers, students, and participants in teacher training courses.

$50 per family through May 31st
$100 per family on or after June 1st. Please note that registration after June 1st is conditional upon availability in desired courses.

Payment in full is due at time of registration

Scholarship winners will be sent a refund when the scholarship funds are available.

Student Tuition

(includes $3 SAA fee)

Suzuki Early Childhood Education for ages 0-3: $50

Pre-Twinkle Student $200

Books 1-3 (4 students/masterclass): $445

Books 4-7 (3 students/masterclass): $470

Book 8 and up (2 students/masterclass):$485  

Sibling in Rhythm Class $30

Enrichment: Viola for Violinists $50

Enrichment: Dalcroze for orchestra students: $25

Enrichment: Music and Technology: $25

Enrichment: The Liberated Performer: $25

Enrichment: Music and Math: $25

Enrichment: Juggling $15

Advanced Cello Masterclass (one 30-minute masterclass): $515

Advanced Violin Masterclass (two 30-minute masterclasses): $565

Teacher Training Courses

(includes $15 SAA fee)

Short Term Teachers’ Course, participant or auditor $400

Short Term Teacher Practicum $450

Teacher Observers

We welcome and encourage teachers to observe our classes. Please note that teacher-training classes are not available for observation.

Full-time access for teacher-observer (with 0-4 students at JSSI) $105

Full-time access for teacher-observer  (with 5+ students at JSSI) $0

Part-time access for teacher-observer (1st day included in registration fee) $40 per day


On campus housing is available in Emerson Hall. Each person staying on campus MUST purchase a full meal plan. The regular stay for institute is Monday to Thursday night (4 nights). Additional nights may be reserved for Saturday, Aug 5th; Sunday, Aug 6th, and Friday, Aug 11th.

Single Occupancy  – regular stay: $255. Extra night: $65/night.

Double Occupancy – regular stay: $215/person. Extra night: $55/night/per person.

Triple Occupancy (limited availability) – regular stay: $175/person. Extra night: $40/night/person.

Children under 5 years old – regular stay: $115/person. Extra night: $25/night/person.


Each person staying on campus MUST purchase a full meal plan.

Full Meal Package ( Mon lunch – Fri lunch)

Adult, age 7 and older: $172.50

Child, age 3-6 years: $86.50

Baby, age 0-2 years: FREE

Commuter Lunch Package (Mon-Fri, lunch only)

Adult, age 7 and older: $65

Child, age 3-6 years: $ 32.50

Baby, age 0-3 years: FREE

Extra Meals 

Adult, age 7 and older: breakfast $9.30, lunch $13, dinner $17.50

Child, age 3-6 years: breakfast $4.75, lunch $6.50 dinner $8.80

Available for the following meals:

Saturday 8/5 – dinner

Sunday 8/6 – breakfast, lunch, dinner

Monday 8/7 – breakfast

Friday 8/11 – dinner

Saturday 8/12 – breakfast