REGISTRATION INFORMATION

REGISTRATION INFORMATION 2024-05-14T03:19:40+00:00
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Deadlines, Fees and Discounts

Register early to enjoy discounts!

  • Early Registration: Register before midnight on March 15
  • Standard Registration: Register before midnight on May 1
  • Late Registration:  Ends at midnight on June 1

Note: Teacher participants who are waiting for SAA approval of an audition in order to meet the prerequisites for a Book 1 course should register to hold their seat.  If for any reason the audition is not approved, they will receive a full tuition refund. Suzuki Association of the Americas audition guidelines can be found here.

Discounts

SAGWA members are entitled to discounts on selected courses.  Membership carries additional benefits such as access to scholarships, discounts on tickets for music events, music shop purchases and instrument repairs as well as participation in SAGWA sponsored events. If you are not already a SAGWA member, you may purchase a teacher or family membership when you register for GWSI. More information on SAGWA memberships can be found at SAGWA Memberships.

Fees

Select a category to see the 2024 GWSI tuition fees.

Registration Fee: $25 per student (non refundable)

Pre-Twinkle Program for violin & cello:

  • SAGWA Early Bird Registration $379
  • Non SAGWA Early Bird Registration $399
  • SAGWA Standard Registration $399
  • Non SAGWA Standard Registration $419
  • Late Registration Fee after May 15 $25

Prelude Program for violin, viola, cello:

  • SAGWA Early Bird Registration $479
  • Non SAGWA Early Bird Registration $499
  • SAGWA Standard Registration $499
  • Non SAGWA Standard Registration $519
  • Late Registration Fee after May 15 $25

Vivace Program for violin, viola, cello:

  • SAGWA Early Bird Registration $579
  • Non SAGWA Early Bird Registration $599
  • SAGWA Standard Registration $599
  • Non SAGWA Standard Registration $619
  • Late Registration Fee after May 15 $25

Artist Program for violin, viola, cello:

  • SAGWA Early Bird Registration $579
  • Non SAGWA Early Bird Registration $599
  • SAGWA Standard Registration $599
  • Non SAGWA Standard Registration $619
  • Late Registration Fee after May 15 $25

Optional String Fiddling Elective: $100

Optional Chamber Music Elective: $275

Orchestra Institute for violin, viola, cello & bass:

  • SAGWA Early Bird Registration $375
  • Non SAGWA Early Bird Registration $400
  • SAGWA Standard Registration $400
  • Non SAGWA Standard Registration $425
  • Late Registration Fee after June 1 $25

Course Fees

Foundation Course (ECC) | July 5 – 6 $150 (online) | July 5 – 6, 4pm-8pm EST David Strom
Violin Book 1 Course | July 7 – 14 $800 (in person or online) | Weekday Times M – F (in-person or online)| Weekday times TBD | Weekend Times TBD (online only) Ronda Cole
Violin Book 2 Course | July 8 – 12 $525  (in-person or online) | M – F | B/W 10AM-2PM EST David Strom
Cello Book 3 Course | July 8 – 12 $525  (in person or online) | M – F | B/W 10AM-2PM EST Shu Yi Scott
Violin Book 3 Course | July 8 – 12 $525  (online) | M – F | 11AM-2PM EST Ann Montzka Smelser
Violin Book 4 Course| July 8-12 $525  (online) | M – F | 11AM-2PM EST Stacy Garner

Registration Fee: $25 per course

Enrichment Course with Dr. Terry Durbin $275 | In Person or Online July 8-12 |The Musical Bow Arm: Cultivating Nuance, touch, dynamics, phrasing, technique, flexibility and complexity from Twinkle through Tchaikovsky| M – F 4:00 – 6:00 pm EST

Enrichment Course with Dr. Shu Yi Scott $275 | In Person or Online on Zoom July 8-12| Inclusive Group Teaching Strategies: All Instruments | M – F 4:00-6:00 pm EST

Enrichment Course with Charles Krigbaum $275 | Online on Zoom July 8-12 | Supplemental Repertoire: Violin Books 6-8 | M – F 11-1 pm EST

Enrichment Course with Taylor Morris $275 | Online on Zoom June 9, 16, 23, 30|Play!: Exploring Creativity, Developing Autonomy, & Finding Meaning in Music Lessons | Sundays 2-4:30 pm EST

Refund Policy

A $50 cancelation fee will be charged per attendee for cancelations before May 1. All other fees are refundable by written request up until May 1. No refunds will be made after May 1. All refund requests must be submitted prior to May 1.

Financial Aid Scholarships

Mark your calendar and apply early for a scholarship.

SAGWA Scholarships for Teachers and Students
SAGWA members can apply for an Institute Scholarship which provides need-based assistance for the GWSI Teacher Development and Student Programs. Applications are due by April 15.

A $100 nonrefundable deposit will be required to hold a space in any course or program for which the applicant is asking for scholarship assistance.

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