Pineland Suzuki School is committed to musical excellence, integrity, and beauty in a joyful, noncompetitive atmosphere. Led by Betsy Kobayashi, Ellen Gawler,and Lori Scheck, the Pineland Suzuki School serves young violinists, violists, and cellists in Central Maine. This year group classes are at Hope Baptist Church, 726 Western Avenue, Manchester. Masks and vaccinations are encouraged but not required. We will follow the area schools COVID policies.


Benefit Concert 2020

"We Love Maine: Celebrating through music what we love best about Maine"


Benefit Concert 2019 "Perpetual Motion"

Photo Album #1

Photo Album #2

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Pineland Suzuki School donations support scholarships and special musical projects; donations to the Pineland Fiddlers support enrichment & travel!

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Pineland teachers are dedicated to making the Suzuki experience a positive one. The Suzuki method goal is to provide the opportunity to grow up in a positive environment, to be a confident, warm human being, and to be successful in life with a beautiful heart. Our success comes from everyone working together in a non-competitive, supportive way. We are happy to be a community where families encourage each other with Dr. Suzuki's dream that all children learn to play beautifully!

Learn more & stay connected:

Watch December 2020 PSS concert https://youtu.be/tI841Aaco9o

View our Calendar for event info;

Follow us on Facebook for events, photos & videos;

Participate in a fundraiser;

Or come to a concert!

If you would like to donate your time & talents to benefit the school, please see the Explanation of Jobs below. These jobs can also be used for Work Study.

Contact Betsy Kobayashi at 621-4166 or pinelandsuzuki@gmail.com for more information about Pineland Suzuki school.

Many thanks to our 2020 Benefit Concert Sponsors:

Granite Hill Estates Kennebec Savings Bank McKee Law

Banner photo by Jen Birch www.jbirchphotography.com