Suzuki Summer String Institute

59th Annual Louisville Suzuki Summer String Institute!
June 9 - 14, 2024

at Christ United Methodist Church
(4614 Brownsboro Rd, St Matthews, KY 40207)

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

2024 registration is now closed



  • 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


  • Paul York
  • Wayne Krigger
  • Cecilia Swanson

  • Michele Barbosa

 For more information contact Mina Kitano at