Edmonton Suzuki Piano School was pleased to host our first piano Institute in many years!

The River City Suzuki Piano Institute provided a Volume 4 Experience, complete with teacher training and a student program from July 17 – 21, 2017 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  The Institute took place at Suzuki Charter School, located in the Capilano neighbourhood.  (10720 54 Street).

Students participated in daily master classes, group and ensemble classes.   The week ended with a celebratory Friday afternoon recital.

Watch for news about our next Institute, to be held in July 2019!

Master Class with Caitlyn

Master Class with Gail Lange and Caitlyn

2017 Institute Program:

Teacher Program:

  • 15 hours instruction
  • 8 hours master class observation
  • 4 hours group class observation

Student Program:

  • Daily individual lesson with Suzuki repertoire
  • Daily group piano class
  • Daily ensemble class
  • Solo recital performance
  • Group/ensemble performance


Master Class with Gail Lange and Thaddaeus

Master Class with Gail Lange and Thaddaeus

Daily Schedule:

Monday (8:45 AM to 4 PM):

Volume 4 Teacher Training with Gail Lange

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

Student Master Class, Group Class and Ensemble Class

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

Volume 4 Teacher Training with Gail Lange

Friday Afternoon: 

Recitals and Closing Ceremony

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 the refund.  After May 1, no fees can be refunded even if you are not able to attend.

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

Questions?  Please contact ESPS