Edmonton Suzuki Flute & Recorder Society

Openings available for new students.

Join us and learn to play the flute or the recorder in the most easy, fun, and natural way!

All ages, all levels, all successful!


Contact suzukifluteandrecorder@gmail.com for registration information.

What we do in the ESFRS program:

  • Play flute and recorder.
  • Learn by ear AND read music.
  • Do classical training to be free to play in ALL styles.
  • Do individual AND group lessons – ensembles at all levels.
  • Perform – gradually returning to the opportunities that we had in place pre-COVID
  • Start as young as 3 years old – but all ages and levels of experience are welcome!
  • Involve the entire family in the music experience.

The Edmonton Suzuki Flute & Recorder program has been operated by a non-profit society since 2007. Read more …

Upcoming Events: 

Winter Recital:

Hosted by Schoen Duo studio

There are multiple parts to this event, both online and one in person. Student families may select to participate in only recorded and online portions of the event if they need to pivot away from in person activities for health reasons.

  • Jan 12 deadline: submission of recordings – send in two recordings (with accompaniment) of your performance piece, plus a written explanation of which performance you prefer and why
  • Jan 26: rehearsal of performance piece with pianist at Trinity Lutheran
  • Feb 2: live concert (which will be recorded) at Trinity Lutheran
  • selection of preferred recording  – the pre-concert submission or the live performance, again stating why you prefer the one that you select
  • date TBA online recital  – YouTube “premiere” of student recordings

Group classes:

Hosted by Schoen Duo studio

Past Events: 

Contemporary Showcase
First Suzuki Convention in Cancun, Mexico:
Bach in the Subways:
Celebrate the Season at the Alberta Legislature
Fall Groups Concert:
Summer Institute :
10th Anniversary celebration:

What do we do?

Our program of instruction follows the Suzuki approach for flute and recorder. This method emphasizes starting young, having parents learn along with their children, developing the ear, and ensemble playing, in addition to having individual lessons.  Read more…

Join us!

You can start immediately! Beginners join our  group classes as soon as you register. While you are having fun learning with the group, you can observe a number of individual lessons, meet the teachers, choose your instrument and schedule your personal lesson time. We take beginners year-round, you don’t have to wait until September. Contact suzukifluteandrecorder@gmail.com for details