2019 Registration Fee

Everyone pays a registration fee: students, and participants in teacher training courses.

$30 per family March 1st- March 31st
$60 per family April 1st – May 15th
$100  per family May 16th – June 1st

Please note that registration is conditional upon availability in desired courses.

Student Tuition

Suzuki Early Childhood Education for ages 0-3: $75

Pre-Twinkle Student $225

Books 1-3 (4 students/masterclass): $495

Books 4-7 (3 students/masterclass): $550

Book 8 and up (2 students/masterclass):$575  

Young Artists (violin, viola, cello) (one 30-minute masterclass): $675

Enrichment: Viola for Violinists $50

Enrichment: Dalcroze $50

Enrichment: Chamber Music $95


Teacher Workshop Tuition

Every Child Can! $75 ** Those who are registering ONLY for ECC will have their registration fee refunded such that the total cost is $105.

Violin Unit 1 $725

Violin Units 4 & 7 $500

Bass Unit 2 $500

SECE Prenatal & Early Years, Stage 1 $640

 *There may be required supplies fees; please see the specific course page for your instrument for details.


We welcome and encourage guests to observe our classes. Please note that teacher workshops are not available for observation. There is no charge to observe classes at institute.  We simply ask that you email the institute office (japanseattle01@gmail.com) to let us know that you are coming. Please consider making a donation to our operating costs via Paypal or dropping off a check in the institute office when you pick up your nametag.

Payments, cancellations and refunds

NEW this year: You have the option of paying in full at registration or making a $150 deposit and setting up an automatic payment plan. Payment in full is due by July 1st. $150 of your payment, per registrant, is non-refundable. No refunds will be issued after July 1st.