Deadlines, Fees and Discounts
Register early to take advantage of early registration discounts!
- Early Registration: Register before midnight on April 15, 2021
- Standard Registration: Register before midnight May 15, 2021
- Late Registration: Ends at midnight on June 1, 2021
Note, students 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.
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.
Select a category to see the 2021 GWSI tuition fees.
Pre-Twinkle Single Child: $395
Pre-Twinkle Sibling*: $385
Prelude Program Single Child: $445
Prelude Program Sibling*: $435
Vivace Program Single Child: $470
Vivace Program Sibling*: $460
Artist Program Single Child: $495
Artist Program Sibling*: $485
*Sibling prices are available to families registering more than one student per household
|Foundation Course (ECC)||$150||David Strom|
|Violin Book 1 Course||$750||Ronda Cole|
|Cello Book 1 Course||$750||Dr. Shu-Yi Scott|
|Violin Book 2 Course||$500||Ann Montzka Smelser|
|Cello Book 2 Course||$500||Alice Vierra|
|Violin Book 3 Course||$500||David Strom|
Every Child Can with David Strom: $150
Enrichment Course with Dr. Timothy Durbin – “A Survey of Supplemental Literature for Use with Suzuki Books 5 and Up”: $275
Enrichment Course with Charles Krigbaum – “Preparing for Kreutzer/Preparing for Carl Flesch”: $275
Seminar Course with Dr. Shu-Yi Scott – “How to Convey Tactile Knowledge to Students through Online & Distance Learning”: $150
A $50 cancelation fee will be charged per attendee for cancelations before May 15. All other fees are refundable by written request up until May 15, 2021. No refunds will be made after May 15. All refund requests must be submitted prior to May 15.
Financial Aid Scholarships
Mark your calendar and apply early for a 2021 scholarship.
SAGWA Scholarships for Teachers and Students
SAGWA members can apply for an Institute Scholarship which provides tuition-based assistance for the GWSI Teacher Development and Student Programs. Applications are due by April 15, 2021.
SAA Teacher Development Scholarship
The SAA offers Teacher Development Scholarships that provide tuition assistance for Unit Courses such as those offered for Violin and Cello at the 2021 GWSI event. Applications are due by February 1, 2021 . Apply through the SAA website at SAA Teacher Development Scholarships.
A $50 nonrefundable deposit will be required to hold a space in any course or program for which the applicant is asking for scholarship assistance.