SIU School of Music Preparatory Programs and Suzuki School

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SIU School of Music Preparatory Programs and Suzuki School

SIU School of Music provides opportunities for pre-college and community musicians to study their instrument or voice with highly skilled instructors in individual and group settings. SIU Conference Services handles registration for lessons and activities offered through School of Music Camps, Preparatory Program and Suzuki School. Private lesson fees are variable, depending on instructor training and experience. Instructor categories include SIU School of Music faculty (may require audition), Staff Instructor and Apprentice Instructor Levels 1 & 2. Staff and Apprentice Instructors are selected by SIU School of Music faculty and vetted according to Illinois state law. Level One Apprentice Instructors have completed at least one year of mentored teaching experience and/or have completed coursework in pedagogy related to their primary instrument or voice.