Edmonton Suzuki Piano School is pleased to host The River City Suzuki Piano Institute and provide a Volume 6 Experience, complete with teacher training and a student program from July 8 – 12, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

For the first time, teachers will have the opportunity to study Volume 6 in Western Canada with Teacher-Trainer Nena LaMarre.   Students will participate in daily master classes, group and ensemble classes.   RCSPI will also offer an afternoon program with master classes and ensemble classes for Volume 3 students.  The week will end with a celebratory Friday afternoon recital.

2019 Institute Program:

Volume 6 Teacher Program

  • July 8-12, 2019
  • 15 hours instruction
  • 8 hours individual lesson observation
  • 4 hours group class observation

Volume 6 Student Program:

  • July 9-12, 2019
  • Daily individual lesson with Suzuki repertoire
  • Daily group piano class
  • Daily ensemble class
    Solo recital performances
  • Group/ensemble performances

Volume 3 Student Program:

  • July 9-12, 2019
  • Daily individual lesson with Suzuki repertoire
  • Daily ensemble class
  • Solo recital performances
  • Group/ensemble performances

Daily Schedule:

Monday (8:45 AM to 4 PM):

Volume 6 Teacher training with Nena LaMarre

Tuesday  – Friday Morning (8:45 AM – 12 PM):

Volume 6 Student master class, group class and ensemble class

Tuesday – Thursday Afternoon (1 PM – 4PM):

Volume 6 Teacher training with Nena LaMarre

Volume 3 Student master class and ensemble class with Brad Heintzman

Friday Afternoon: 

Recitals and Closing Ceremony

Registration Fees:

Volume 6 Teacher Program

  • $425 Early-Bird  (before May 1, 2019)
  • $495 after May 1, 2019

Volume 6 Student Program

  • $200 ESPS Members
  • $275 Non-ESPS Members

Volume 3 Student Program

  • $150 ESPS Members
  • $200 Non-ESPS Members

Register now! Click on the links below to attend the River City Suzuki Piano Institute:

Teacher Program

Student Program

Terms and Conditions:

Teacher Training Pre-Requisites:
Before registering, please ensure your eligibility for enrolment.  Visit the SAA website for Teacher Training Pre-Requisites.

Required Course Preparation:
Teacher training participants are asked to prepare the repertoire in Volume 6 to be ready for performance. Participants will be performing Suzuki repertoire in class.

Teacher Attendance:
100% attendance is required for registering the course completion with the SAA.

Refund Policy:
Enrolment at the RCSPI is on a first come, first served basis and is assured only by registration and prompt payment of fees. Due to commitments to faculty, only tuition refund requests made before May 1 can be considered. An administration fee of $75 will be deducted from any refund.  After May 1, no fees can be refunded even if you are not able to attend.

Questions?  Please contact ESPS