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Greater Pittsburgh Suzuki Institute for Students
July 26, 2015 - July 31, 2015
Enrollment is open to students presently taking lessons with a Suzuki teacher, as well as students from other backgrounds. Please contact us to discuss your situation if you do not study with a Suzuki teacher. Daily parent education seminars are available at no extra charge. Parents must attend classes each day with their children. Call us before July 15th to arrange child care on site for an hourly fee.
The basic tuition payment covers master classes, group classes and one elective per day. Most additional electives will cost $60.00 for the week. For further information, please see the electives portion of this brochure.
Between 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., each student will participate in the following classes daily:
Master Class (1 hour/day)
Group Class (1 hour/day)
Each day, in addition to classes, there will be faculty or student recitals. There will also be daily parent lectures and several play-ins during the week. Students will have the opportunity to play a solo on a recital if they wish. All classes and performances will be held at the Upper St. Clair High School and performances will be free and open to the public.
Basic Tuition for students:
Pre-Twinkle program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $275.00
Book 1 program (age 5 and under). . . . . $300.00
Books 1 & 2 (age 6 +). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$315.00
Book 3 and above. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$365.00
Chamber Music Intensive Camp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $395.00
Dual enrollment in Chamber Music Intensive Camp & Greater Pittsburgh Suzuki Institute. . . . $425.00
(age 5 and under)
The fee is $275.00 for the week. The Pre-Twinkle program is for children who have begun lessons, but have not yet mastered the Twinkle variations. Parents must be present during all classes.
Book 1 Program
(age 5 and under)
The fee is $300.00 for the week. The Book 1 program is for students already taking lessons in book 1 and includes: a one-hour master class, a 30-minute group class and one elective.
Books 1 & 2 Program
(age 6 +)
The fee is $315.00 for the week. The Books 1 & 2 program is for students age 6 and older who are already taking lessons in books 1 or 2 and includes: a one-hour master class, a one-hour group class and one elective.
Books 3 & Up Program
The fee is $365.00 for the week. The Books 3 & Up program is for students who are already taking lessons in books 3 and beyond and includes: a one-hour master class, a one-hour group class, a one-hour ensemble class and one elective.
Chamber Music Intensive Camp (download brochure here)
The fee is $395 for the week. This camp is an option for older, more advanced students. Students must be at least 12 years old. It takes place at the same time as the Greater Pittsburgh Suzuki Institute at Upper St. Clair High School. An audition is required by June 1, 2015. For more information on this please call us at 412-429-2122 and ask to speak to Carrie Erdely or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The camp includes daily chamber music coaching, directed individual practice sessions with our artistic staff, technique classes and daily master classes with artist teachers. The week will end with a chamber music concert, Friday afternoon.
Students have the option of dual enrollment in the Greater Pittsburgh Suzuki Institute and the Chamber Music Intensive Camp.With the dual enrollment, students will receive a Suzuki style masterclass in addition to the offerings of the Chamber Music Intensive Camp for an additional $30.00. ($425.00 total)