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The Colorado Suzuki Institute is located at Copper Mountain in central Colorado.  Copper Mountain is a mountain and ski resort located in Summit County, Colorado.

  • 78 miles west of Denver,
  • 55 miles east of the Eagle/Vail Airport
  • easily accessible via scenic, direct and popular I-70

Airport codes for Denver: DIA and Eagle/Vail: EGE


The Vilar Center for the Arts and other centralized facilities provide an outstanding Institute setting.

 Beaver Creek, elevation 8,100 feet, is located 15 minutes west of Vail, Colorado. Days in early June frequently reach 75-80 degrees, and nights in the Colorado Rocky Mountains can be chilly.

Beaver Creek is friendly to walkers with escalators and elevators to improve accessibility. A complimentary shuttle bus service, Beaver Creek Dial-A-Ride, is available between the various Institute lodging and classroom facilities.

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The Colorado Suzuki Institute has reserved a block of hotel rooms, suites, and condominiums for your whole family at very attractive rates for our Institute. You are welcome to come early or stay later. Beaver Creek is a GREAT family vacation destination!

These group rates are available to you for the two nights before and the two nights after the Institute dates:

Session 1:  Monday, June 12 – Saturday, June 17

Session 2: Monday, June 19 – Saturday, June 24

We cannot confirm departures after Sunday, June 18 for Session 1 or arrivals prior to Sunday, June 18 for Session 2.

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To help you with your lodging choices, please note the following class locations:
Most large classes are centered in the core area. Please plan to use the free shuttle system to move from outlying lodging to the plaza area.

Piano Classes

Most master and repertoire classes will be held in the The Charter, Beaver Creek Lodge, Vilar Center.

Piano Practice rooms

Piano practice rooms are located in The Charter, Vilar Center, and Beaver Creek Lodge.

Strings, Flute, Guitar Masterclasses

Student master classes will be held in The Charter.  Repertoire classes in the Beaver Creek Lodge and Plaza area.

Musicianship and Composition Classes

Musicianship and composition classes will be held in the Charter Condos and Plaza area.

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