Suzuki on the Hill

Suzuki on the Hill

Suzuki Summer Program for Cello and Violin

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

Registration for our Summer 2019 programs will open January 2, 2019.


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; Guan-Ting Ku, violin; Dawn Scaltreto, art


  • July 29 - August 2, 2019
  • Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
  • Final performance on Friday, August 2


  • Suzuki on the Hill tuition:  $525
  • Summer registration fee:  $15
  • Financial Aid is available for this program on a limited, rolling basis. 

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?

Register Online:
You will be asked to create an account with ASAP if you are not a current Powers student.

 Registration for our Summer 2019 programs will open January 2, 2019.


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