Suzuki on the Hill

Suzuki on the Hill

July 29 - August 2, 2019

Keep up the momentum and get motivated for fall with this unique one-week program!


What is Suzuki on the Hill?

Suzuki on the Hill is a week-long, full-day music and enrichment program. Enrollment is open to violin, viola, and cello students, from age 6 to 15, who currently study with a Suzuki teacher (Book 1 students must have completed learning all Twinkle variations and Theme).

The daily schedule will incorporate Suzuki group classes, master classes and supervised practice time, recreation, and electives (including art, theory, Dalcroze, yoga, fiddle, and large ensemble with Boom Wackers!).

New this summer! Advanced students in Book 4 and above can choose to be part of the Suzuki Mentors group. They will assist in leading group class pieces for beginning Suzuki book classes, supervise practice of younger students, and participate in the advanced violin choir ensemble.

All students will have solo performance opportunities, and will also participate in a final performance on Friday. Students will develop their instrumental skills and further their love of music in a fun and supportive atmosphere. The week together will provide late-summer motivation, learning, and fun for all.


Summer 2019

Suzuki students ages 6-15, Book 1 and higher

Core Faculty & Staff: Sarah Bacon, Artistic Director, violin; Robin Alfieri, violin; Amy Beshara, Dalcroze/yoga/fiddle; Madalyne Cross, violin and viola; Erica Klein, celloGuan-Ting Ku, violin; Dawn Scaltreto, art


  • July 29 - August 2, 2019
  • Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; Early drop-off / late pick-up options available!
  • Final performance on Friday, August 2


  • Suzuki on the Hill tuition:  $525
  • Summer registration fee:  $15
  • Early drop-off option: $50; Late pick-up option: $55

Sample Daily Schedule:

  • 8:45-9:00 Student Drop-off
  • 9:00-9:45 Group Class
  • 9:45-10:30 Theory/Dalcroze/Art
  • 10:30-10:45  Snack/Break
  • 10:45-11:30 Theory/Yoga/Art
  • 11:30-12:15 Violin Choir/Art/Fiddle
  • 12:15-1:30 Lunch/Recreation
  • 1:30-2:45 Supervised Practice/Masterclasses
  • 2:45-3:00 Snack/Break
  • 3:00-4:00 Large Ensemble/Recitals
  • 4:00-4:15 Dismissal


Ready to Register?

Registration has now closed for the 2019 Suzuki on the Hill program. If you would like to be added to the waiting list in case a spot opens up, please email our Registrar at

Extended day options

Need to extend your child's day? Use these links to register:


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