All Current Suzuki Members are Welcome to participate at our organised events.



 South Island


Wellington Suzuki  2017 Spring Workshop

Wellington Suzuki on Sunday

Wellington 2018 Summer Camp

Auckland Suzuki on Sunday 2017

Auckland Spring Workshop 2017

Auckland Town Hall Concert 2017

South Island 2018 Timaru Summer Camp

Hamilton Suzuki 2018 Summer Camp

Hawkes Bay

Other Suzuki Related Events

For Teachers



Hawkes Bay  Mini Flute Workshop 2017


Teacher Training  

 (Please select an event above or scroll down the page to view further event details. If you require further information, please contact branch branch delegates- please click here for branch delegate contact details.) 

  • 17 Sep 2017 - 19 Nov 2017

    2017 Auckland Suzuki on Sunday

    New Zeland Suzuki Institute (Auckland Branch)

    Dates for 2017 "Suzuki on Sunday" Concerts

    Time:   3:00 pm

    Term 3: Sunday 17 September 2017

    Term 4: Sunday 19 November 2017

    Venue: St Cuthbert's College Music Department
                   PAC (Performing Arts Centre)

    These are an opportunity for students of any level/age/instrument to perform in a supportive friendly environment. Please take advantage of this opportunity and support your young musicians.

    Registration deadline is the Thursday, 6pm, before the recital date.  For more information, contact


  • 1 Oct 2017 - 4 Oct 2017

    Wellington Suzuki 2017 Spring Workshop

    Dates: Sunday 1st - Wednesday 4th October 2017
    Venue: Wellesley College, 611A Marine Drive, Days Bay, Lower Hutt

    Registration is open to current members of the Suzuki Institute (2017/18 year) learning with a registered Suzuki teacher.

    Tuition is offered for violin, viola, cello and piano players. String tuition is from pre-Twinkles, while piano is from Twinkles and above.  All students will participate in both master classes and group classes.  In addition there will be optional ensemble classes for violin, viola and cello students. Those students who play Two Grenadiers may enrol for ensemble classes.

    There is also an Early Childhood Education (ECE) class available for non-playing siblings.  This programme is for 0-3 year olds and a parent/caregiver (one child per parent). A series of traditional songs and rhymes are used as stimulus for movement, singing and percussion playing.  
    It is expected that all children attending will have a supervising parent with them, both for safety, and to support them. 

    This year we will be offering an optional family buffet dinner at the Pavillion Café in Williams Park, Days Bay. This will be held on Sunday 1st of October at 5 pm, after the parent talk. The buffet will include food suitable for vegetarians and gluten free people, and will be two courses. This is offered at the price of $25 per adult and $15 per child. Drinks will be available for sale at the Café. If you would like to attend this dinner please indicate this on the registration form, by checking the relevant box. You will be charged for the dinner at time of registration. 

    Workshop Location (Google Map): 
        Wellesley College 
        611A Marine Drive, Days Bay  
       Lower Hutt  
        New Zealand 

    Violin tutors
        •    Haruo Goto (Sydney) 
        •    Toni Robson (Melbourne) 
        •    Hiroko Lippman (USA)
        •    Lois McCallum (Christchurch) 
        •    Trudi Miles (Hamilton) 
        •    Stacey Shuck (Auckland) 
    Piano tutors
        •    Margaret Bland (Australia) 
        •    Elizabeth Lau (Auckland) 
    Cello tutors
        •    Carey Hockett (USA) 
        •    Anna-Marie Alloway (Auckland) 
    Early Childhood Education (ECE)
        •    Emma Goodbehere (Wellington) 
        •    Emma O'Keefe  (Perth) 
        •    Chris Van Der Zee (Wellington) 

    To register, click here.


    Registration closes on the 10th August 2017.

    For further details, please contact




  • 12 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017

    Auckland Branch Spring Workshop 2017

    DATES: Thursday 12th October - Saturday 14th October
    VENUE: St. Cuthbert’s College, Market Rd, Auckland

    NZSI Auckland Branch is holding a Spring Workshop for Suzuki students in the second week of the 2017 October School Holidays and a warm invitation is extended to all NZSI members. The programme will cater for flute, guitar, piano, and violin students.

    The workshop provides an opportunity for students to further their musical interest in an environment that is stimulating and enjoyable. We have a wonderful line-up of experienced Suzuki tutors who will be offering group lessons, technical work and small group master classes. All students will participate in ensemble or music enrichment classes.

    Classes will be held from 8.30am to 3.00pm each day. It is expected parents will accompany their child/ren to all classes. There will be a parent talk during the workshop and play-out concert on Saturday afternoon. Full details of the programme will be sent to registrants. We welcome anyone interested in the Suzuki Method to enrol for professional development and observe any of the classes.

    For general Workshop questions: Email

    WORKSHOP TEACHERS - Partial list, other teachers to be confirmed.
    FLUTE – Anke van der Bijl - Netherlands
    GUITAR – Zeah Riordan - Melbourne Australia
    PIANO – Zohara Rotem - Queensland Australia
    VIOLIN – Allen Lieb - New York USA, Martin Ruttiman - Switzerland
    ENRICHMENT – Patrick Sunderhauf, Auckland

    The NZSI Guitar Unit 7, Piano Unit 2, Violin Unit 2 & Unit 7 Teacher Training courses will take place in coordination with the workshop: Contact Trudi Miles at for Teacher Training information.

    Registrations close: 9pm Friday the 1st of September 2017.
    Registration is not complete until payment is received. Payment in full is due by 1 September.

    * $190.00 per student
    * $105.00 pre twinklers/twinklers (group and enrichment daily)

    * Payment can be made via Internet Banking to:
    NZSI AUCKLAND BRANCH 12 3011 0816586 00
    * Reference the payment with NZSI membership number and students' name
    * We are no longer able to accept payment by cheque. An alternative payment method is at any ASB Bank.

    * Refunds can only be made if a registration is cancelled prior to the closing date.
    * Unfortunately we cannot provide a refund due to sickness or injury.
    * If target numbers are not met by the closing date, then parts of the programme may be cancelled and all relevant tuition fees will be refunded.

    To register, click HERE.

  • 19 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017

    Wellington Suzuki on Sunday

    Date:   Sunday 19 Novembert 2017 at 2 p.m.

    Venue:  Malvina Major Retirement Village, Johnsonville
                   134 Burma Road, Raroa, Johnsonville

    This concert provides an opportunity for Wellington Suzuki students to have an informal solo performance.

    Just turn up and get your name and item on the whiteboard when you arrive.

    Teacher: Eric Baker

    Afternoon tea is served at 3 p.m., so please bring some food to share for afternoon tea after the concert.

  • 11 Jan 2018 - 14 Jan 2018

    Hamilton Suzuki 2018 Summer Camp

    Please come and join us 4 days of music making amongst the lovely setting of Totara Springs. Our programme will include fun activities such as the hydroslide, flying fox and burma trail.

    Date:               Thursday 11 January  to Sunday 14 January 2018

    Instruments:    Violins, Cellos, Pianos and ECE

    Venue:            Totara Springs, 288 Taihoa North Rd, Taihoa, Matamata

    Registration opens later in October 2017.

    For further inquiries, please contact Suzuki Hamilton Branch

  • 16 Jan 2018 - 21 Jan 2018

    South Island 2018 Timaru Summer Camp

    The South Island Summer Camp 2018 will be held:

    Date: Tuesday 16 January 2018 to Sunday 21 January 2018

    Venue: Craighead School in Timaru (Wrights Ave, Highfield, Timaru)

    Instruments Available: Violin, Viola, Piano, Cello and Guitar

    For further details abou South Island Timaru Camp, please contact

  • 17 Jan 2018 - 22 Jan 2018

    Wellington 2018 Summer Camp

    Date:    Wednesday 17th January 2018 to Monday 22nd January 2018

    Details to be advised in late 2017.

    For further details please contact Wellington Branch