About the Oregon Suzuki Institute

The Oregon Suzuki Institute is a one-week summer institute for young musicians trained in the Suzuki method. The Institute provides unique opportunities for:

  • Suzuki students to receive lessons, individually and in groups, providing motivation and reinforcement for their normal study at home
  • Advanced string and piano students to play chamber music, either as a pre-formed group, or in an assigned ensemble
  • Suzuki parents to see the Suzuki approach on a grand scale and to learn further skills to help their children
  • Teachers and advanced students to begin learning to teach according to the Suzuki philosophy
  • Current Suzuki teachers to expand their skills

For more information, see the curriculum

The Oregon Suzuki Institute is a 501(c)3 non-profit. The institute cheefully accepts donations to be used towards scholarships for students who would not be able to attend otherwise. Oregon Suzuki Institute also holds an annual silent auction to raise money for the scholarship fund. To donate, please use the button at the top of this page or contact us for details.

Student Recital

Institute Location

The Institute is held at George Fox University.Founded in 1891 by Quaker pioneers, it is a scenic campus with trees, historic buildings, and state-of-the-art facilities, including a performing arts center complete with an auditorium that seats up to 1140.

George Fox University is located in historic Newberg in the heart of the Willamette Valley, a one-hour drive southwest of the Portland International Airport and a short distance from the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains.

George Fox Univisersity