Welcome to the Suzuki Institute School of Music
The mission of the Suzuki Institute School of Music is to instill a love and respect for music that will
enrich its students throughout their lives, and to promote early childhood intellectual, cultural and
character development through the teaching philosophy of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki that incorporates
musical instrument instruction, parent involvement and community performances.
Founded in 1989, we are celebrating three decades of excellence in music education
serving the community in the Sarasota area.
What We Teach
Suzuki Violin, Viola, Guitar
Features of our strings program include:
Individual instruction and group lessons
Music notation & theory instruction
Recitals & performance opportunities throughout the year
Parent-Help Meetings to maximize your child’s music learning
During a child’s first semester of Suzuki violin lessons, the parent will develop a rudimentary understanding of the violin. The child observes and participates in those lessons. After that introductory stage, the child becomes the main focus of the lessons.
Traditional Piano, Violin,
Trumpet, Flute, Voice
These programs are designed to provide a wide exposure to the world of music. For more experienced/advanced students they also offer our families the highest level of music education available, with your and/or your child’s best interests at heart. In addition to teaching music to children, we also instruct adults and seniors.
Features of our program include:
One or more 30, 45, or 60 minute music lesson each week
At least two recitals per year
Advanced training for the serious student
A wide network of experienced instructors which enables us to skillfully match your family with a music teacher of your preference
An extensive library comprised of classical, seasonal, popular, gospel and other music
Certified instruction through the Royal Conservatory Program
Private adult instruction