Information for new students

Click What the Suzuki School can do for you? to find out more about the school.

Open House, August 18, 2018 , 2:00 - 3:30 / Russell Hall Lobby.  A chance to visit the school, meet the teachers and try out all the instruments. 

  • Register for the school year at open house or before. If you know what instrument you want, it is highly recommended that you register online before August 10.
    • Online registrations accepted July 1 through April 1, click  here.
  • Summer registration is available for some children and instruments.  Contact Suzuki Coordinator to inquire. cathy.craig@uni.edu
    • Online registration is accepted May 1 through July 31, click here for summer form.  

Click instrument or ensemble info for more information.

Choosing the right instrument for a young child.

  • Have they expressed an interest in one of the above?
  • Do they have a friend or relative that plays an instrument?
  • Size of child may not matter. Instruments come in sizes to fit all sizes.
  • Have they indicated a preference for low sounds or high sounds?
  • Violin and viola students stand to perform, cello and guitar students sit. Will that make a difference?
  • Student may change their mind after being in the program for awhile.

To buy or not to buy?

  • Rental from the Suzuki School is available for $19 per month. Click here to view agreement.
  • Check out instrument purchase and rental options at the bottom of the Resources page, click here.

Care of the instrument, click here.