Suzuki Summer String Institute

60th Annual Louisville Suzuki Summer String Institute!
June 8 - 13, 2025

Our Suzuki Summer String Institute is one of the oldest ongoing institutes in the nation. Join us for the 59th institute as we continue a long tradition of world-class instruction to students of all ages and levels.

The program will include student recitals, individual and group lessons, masterclasses, faculty recitals, and other special events! Our institute will have a profound impact on our student musicians and we love seeing the new and returning faces each summer.

Student Schedule Includes 4-5 Daily Classes:

  • Shared individual lesson
  • Large group/repertoire class
  • Technique class
  • Enrichment class

2025 registration will be open in January, 2025



  • Dr. Geoffrey Herd (Director)
  • Dr. Cortney Baker (Program coordinator)
  • Kirsten Marshall
  • Dr. Terry Durbin
  • Dana Meyer
  • Christia Chambers
  • Hiroko Driver Lippman
  • Maria Mastropaolo


  • Dana Meyer
  • Christia Chambers


  • Wayne Krigger
  • Cecilia Swanson

  • Michele Barbosa

 For more information contact Mina Kitano at