The Aber Suzuki Center will offer some in-person summer lessons beginning June 1, 2021. In order to provide you with the safest possible lesson environment,  please observe all University protocols, including the following:


  • Wear a mask at all times indoors
  • Maintain social distancing of 6 feet or greater
  • Use hand sanitizer and/or wash hands thoroughly
  • Please bring your own pens/pencils/music to lessons
  • Complete this COVID Screening Form before each lesson - if you have symptoms listed on the form, please stay at home and have your lesson via Zoom.
  • We ask that no one wait in the halls or in the waiting room. Plan to wait in your car or outside the building, and your teacher will call or text you when it is time for your lesson.
  • If you have been ill or tested positive for COVID in the last 14 days prior to your lesson, please remain at home and enjoy a Zoom lesson. Please notify the office and your teacher if you had COVID and may have exposed someone at ASC to the virus.
  • Masks will be available at the Center if you happen to forget yours. No mask, no lesson.
Keep in mind that a Zoom lesson is equivalent to an in-person lesson of the same length. Teachers provide the same quality of instruction via both modalities.

Faculty are deciding how many in-person lessons they feel comfortable offering. We are working with all of you to gradually provide a safe return to campus. There is a greater risk of contracting COVID with in-person lessons than with virtual lessons. ASC does not assume responsibility for that risk. Zoom lessons will remain an option indefinitely.

These policies will be updated as the situation changes.

The Aber Suzuki Center is the only Suzuki program in the state, and one of the few in the nation, affiliated with a university. It is one of only 24 programs across the country that offers long-term, degree granting training for teachers. It is also one of the most extensive programs in the country for students, offering classes in Suzuki Early Childhood Education, violin, viola, cello, bass, voice, piano, guitar, flute, harp, chamber music, and orchestra.

Did you know?

  • All ASC faculty members hold advanced degrees in their instrument areas and have extensive Suzuki registered training
  • ASC serves over 250 students, from birth through adulthood, from 30 different central Wisconsin communities
  • ASC is housed in state-of-the-art facilities at UWSP, as well as offering lessons in other central Wisconsin towns
  • About 10% of ASC's students are adult learners