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



 South Island


Summer Camp 2020

Suzuki on Sundays

Summer Camp 2020

South Island Suzuki Family Concerts 2020

Autumn Workshop in Dunedin 2020

Hamilton Suzuki 2020 Summer Camp


Hawkes Bay

Bay of Plenty

For Teachers






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.) 

  • 31 Mar 2019 - 17 Nov 2019

    2019 Auckland Suzuki on Sunday

    New Zeland Suzuki Institute (Auckland Branch)

    Dates for 2019 "Suzuki on Sunday" Concerts

    Time:   2:30 pm

    Term 4: Sunday 17th November 2019

    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.  All performers must be current (2019) members of the New Zealand Suzuki Institute.   To renew or register for membership, please click here. 

    Cost:  $6.00 per individual performer, $3.00 for each additional performer in same family or if individual wishes to perform an additional instrument. Maximum per family $12.00

    To register, please click here.

    Registration deadline is the Thursday, 6pm, before the recital date.

    For more information, email

  • 9 Jan 2020 - 12 Jan 2020

    Hamilton Suzuki 2020 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 9th January  to Sunday 12th January 2020

    Instruments:    Violins, Cellos, Pianos and ECE

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


    Registrations now closed.

    For further inquiries, please contact Suzuki Hamilton Branch


  • 14 Jan 2020 - 19 Jan 2020

    South Island 2020 Timaru Summer Camp


    NZSI South Island Branch is hosting a Summer Camp for Suzuki students in the third week of January 2020 in Timaru and a warm invitation is extended to all NZSI members.

    The programme will cater for cello, guitar, piano, viola and violin students who are learning from a NZSI Registered teacher.

    We are also provisionally accepting registration for flute students, if target numbers are not met by the close of registration then the flute programme will not proceed and all monies will be fully refunded for flute registration.

    Tuesday 14th January - Sunday 19th January 2020

    Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Highfield, Timaru


    The camp provides an opportunity for students to refresh and renew 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. Students will participate in orchestra, ensemble or music enrichment classes.Classes will be held from 8.30am to 3.00pm each day. It is expected that parents will accompany their child/ren to all classes.

    This is a holiday experience for the whole family with lots of opportunities for indoor/outdoor games and activities outside of classes. Full details of the programme will be sent to registrants before the start of camp.

    SUMMER CAMP TUTORS: (partial list, other tutors to be confirmed)
    CELLO – Margaret Cooke - Auckland
    GUITAR – Royden Smith - Wellington
    PIANO – Mary Barber - Wellington
    VIOLIN/VIOLA – Masaki Nakamura - Sydney, Moirsheen Kelly - Melbourne, Anne Lardner - Christchurch, Milly Rout - Auckland, (additional violin tutors to be announced)
    ENRICHMENT – Lucy Kelly - Christchurch
    ORCHESTRA – Hugo Zanker - Christchurch

    * Monday 21st October - Registration Opens.
    * Sunday 28th October - Final day for Early-bird Registration AND Payment. Normal tuition fee applies to payments made after this date.
    * Sunday 17th November - Final day for Registration, late registrations are subject to a $50 administration fee.

    To register, click here. Registrations close: 10pm Sunday the 17th of November 2019. Registration is NOT complete until full payment is received. Payment is due in full by 1st December 2019 10pm.

    * The Early-bird price applies to the tuition fee only. Registration AND payment must be made by the 28th October 10pm otherwise the normal tuition fee will be applied.

    Flyer information for camp is available here.

    TUITION FEE: (for all Instruments for 5 days of classes)
    * Pre-Twinkle/Twinkles – $130 per student, Early-bird Price - $125
    The Twinkles programme for students includes one daily group lesson and one daily music enrichment class. If you would prefer to include a Master class as part of the program, please enrol your child into the Book level programme.

    * Book 1-2 (4-5 students per masterclass) – $230 per student, Early-bird Price - $220
    * Book 3-5 (3 students per masterclass) – $270 per student, Early-bird Price - $260
    * Book 6+ (2 students per masterclass) – $340 per student, Early-bird Price - $330
    The Book level programme includes daily masterclass, group class and enrichment/guitar ensemble/orchestra. Please note that the tuition fee reflects the number of students in the masterclass at that level.

    * Musical Enrichment for Siblings, 3-12yo – $65 per student, Early-bird Price - $60
    The Musical Enrichment programme includes ONE daily group lesson.

    * Camping – Under 2yo - Free, 2-4yo - $6 per night, 5yo+ - $10 per night.
    * Dormitory – Under 2yo - Free, 2-4yo - $12 per night, 5yo+ - $24 per night.
    * Offsite Facility Fee - $50. For those families staying offsite, we charge a fee of $50 per family to contribute to the cost of the hireage of the school.

    For those families who book dormitory accommodation, this is allocated on full payment and in order of registration.

    * Breakfast – 2-4yo - $3.10, 5yo+ - $6.20
    * Lunch – 2-4yo - $4.25, 5yo+ - $8.45
    * Dinner – 2-4yo - $5.90, 5yo+ - $11.75

    * A full refund for food and accommodation will be made if registration is cancelled prior to the camp start date.
    * An administration fee of $100 will be charged for cancellation of a registration.
    * For unavoidable circumstances such as illness, injury or bereavement please contact the organisers as soon as possible prior to the start of camp.

    The South Island Branch does not insure you for your attendance at camp and we are not usually able to refund your registration costs, particularly tuition costs, after registration has closed. We suggest that families consider arranging domestic trip cancellation insurance to cover your costs in the case that you needed to cancel your attendance at Summer Camp due to unforeseen circumstances.

    For more information about the event, please contact

  • 15 Jan 2020 - 20 Jan 2020

    Wellington 2020 Summer Camp

    Dates :  Wednesday 15th January to Monday 20th January 2020
    Venue:  St Matthew's Collegiate School
                  33 Pownall St, Masterton 5810


    Registration for Wellington Summer Camp 2020 is now closed


    For more information about the camp, click here.

    For any other inquiries, please email


  • 14 Mar 2020 - 29 Aug 2020

    South Island Suzuki Family Concert


    Term 1 – Saturday 14th March 2020

    Term 2 – Saturday 23rd May 2020

    Term 3 – Saturday 29th August 2020

    Venue:  Westburn School, 257 Waimairi Road, Ilam, Christchurch

    Time:      5:00 - 6.15pm

                    6.30 - 7.15pm Teenage programme

    Attire:     Black and White

    No pre-registration required.

    Cost $5.00 per adult.

    For further detail, please contact

  • 16 Apr 2020 - 19 Apr 2020

    South Island Autumn Workshop in Dunedin 2020

    Dates: 16 - 19 April 2020

    Venue:  Kaikorai Valley College, Dunedin

    Instruments:      Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Piano

    For further details, please contact