Virginia Suzuki Institute 2022

Students Taking Note


Sanctioned by the Suzuki Association of the Americas


Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Piano, Harp

Guitar Lessons
String Quartet


Direct Coaching with the Kontras Quartet


Offering In Person & Virtual for 2022

Every Child Can with Beth Cantrell: June 24-25 - $125**

Violin Unit 1 with James Hutchins: June 25-July 2 - $650

Cello Unit 1 with Beth Cantrell: June 25-July 2 - $650

Harp Unit 1 with Diane Leonard: June 25-July 2 - $650

Piano Unit 1 with Joan Krzywicki: June 25-July 2 - $650

Guitar Unit 1 with William Kossler: June 25-July 2 - $650

Violin Unit 2 with Libby Armour: June 24-28 - $395***

Violin Unit 3 with Libby Armour: June 28-July 2 - $395***

All classes will be held as in person with teachers Zooming all classes for those participating virtually.  Attending in person is of course preferable but we are hoping this option will make training accessible to more teachers.

For those participating virtually, please note that the same 100% attendance and professionalism standards apply as for in person attendance. Ensure you are in a space with no background noise, free from distractions, and not traveling during your sessions. (Yes, this has happened!)

*Course price. Does not include Registration fees.

**$50 discount when combined with Unit 1

***Units 2 & 3 combined price $725


Sanctioned by the Suzuki Association of the Americas

The Virginia Suzuki Virtual Institute offers opportunities for teachers to begin or continue their training in the Suzuki Method. We have various units of study which are all sanctioned by the Suzuki Association of the Americas. You may choose to be a participant or an auditor, the fees are the same. In order to be a participant and to register your units of study with the SAA, you must be at least 17 years of age, a high school graduate and fulfill the audition requirements of the SAA.


Participants must attend all class sessions and complete all observation requirements to receive credit with the SAA. Audition requirements are found online at: