National Suzuki Summer Camp, Dublin, 2020

Cancelled due to Covid 19


National Suzuki Summer Camp Dublin, Ireland

August 20-23, 2020

*We are monitoring the acceleration of the COVID 19 global pandemic both at home, and abroad and will make a decision on the cancellation of the summer camp on April 24th, 2020. All registered participants will be updated on April 24th. In the event of cancellation full refunds (minus banking fees) will be given. As of this moment, all summer camp preparations are still in progress *

This year, LSG (Leinster Suzuki Group) will host the National Suzuki Summer camp (2020) for Suzuki Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano students on August 20th to 23rd (inclusive) in Kings Hospital Boarding School, Lucan, Co. Dublin. There will be both residential and non residential options open for students and parents.

Online Applications are now open- see price section for Jotform application link. Please note, all participating students must have a valid 2019/2020 SEIi number. International participants must have a valid membership of their National Suzuki Association (and a result European Suzuki Association/ SAA).

Non residential students have a lunch included in the price of their tuition. This is a condition of us using the premises and therefore, is compulsory. We offer accompnaying parents the opportunity to buy a lunch at a cost of €50 for the 4 days. It will be possible to buy individual lunches on site at Kings Hospital during the course.

Residential boarding prices include course tuition, all meals from lunch on arrival day to lunch on last day, as well as board for three nights. Accommodation will be available in 2 bed (very limited), 3 bed, 4 bed, 5 bed or 6 bed. The majority of bedrooms (all larger rooms) on campus have been updated in the last 2 years. All rooms include an en-suite, as well as storage for each bed. For photos of accommodation at King's Hospital check out their website:

It is not possible to reserve bedrooms in advance, allocation is on a first come first served basis. Unfortunately, we cannot accept deposits. We require payment in full to the LSG bank account within 3 weeks of application or (if applying in April) before April 24th, the early bird discount deadline. Refund will be possible until the 24th of April. After this date we cannot offer a refund for any reason. 



Application here:
  • Residential Student- €310 (early bird)/ €350 (full price).        
  • Residential Pre-Twinkle- €240 (early bird)/ €270 (full price).            
  • Residential Parent/ Guardian- €150.                                                           

Non Residential- (prices include a hot lunch each day)

Application here:
  • Non residential Student- €200 (early bird)/ €240 (full price)                                    
  • Non residential Pre-Twinkle- €130 (early bird)/ €160 (full price)                 
  • Non residential Parent/ Guardian- €50.                                                    

Teacher Observer

Application here:
  • Residential Suzuki Teacher Observer (must be trained and registered)- €180  
  • Non residential Suzuki Teacher Observer (as above)- €80 

Faculty Include:

Violin Faculty

Lilja Hjaldottir (Iceland)
Jan Matthiesen (Denmark)
Christophe Bossuat (France) 
Peter Nys (Belgium)
Juan Carlos Navarro Gimeno (Spain)
Anna Podhajska (Poland) 
Viola Faculty
TJ McAveney (USA)
Cello Faculty
Ellen Martin (Scotland)
Piano Faculty
Kristinn Örn Kristinsson (Iceland)
Lavinia Ferguson (UK)
Catherine O'Sullivan-Gallagher (Ireland) 

Summer Camp Activities Include:

  • Group Class
  • Individual Lessons (for students book 4 and above)
  • Solo Concerts
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
  • Tonalization
  • Art
  • Sport
  • Swimming

For more information contact. Please send specific questions to: