Welcome to STEP

Welcome to the Suzuki Talent Education Program (STEP), in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. We are a non-profit music program dedicated to the teaching of music according to the method and philosophy of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki. STEP’s mission is to employ Suzuki’s method to enrich both the family lives of members of the organization and the cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador as a whole through music.

What’s Happening?

  • STEP Winter registration OPEN

    Registration for Winter 2018 is now open! You can:

    • re-join group classes after a break,
    • sign up for Music With Your Baby for 3-year-olds and under,
    • add a class to your fall registration, or
    • put yourself on our private-teachers’ waitlist.

    Details on the Registration page.

  • STEP Holiday Concert

    Join us at STEP’s 2017 Holiday Concert!

    • Saturday, December 16th 2017, 10am
    • George Street Church

    Come check out some of the finest young string players in the city, as they showcase their talent and inherent love for music this Christmas season. From toddlers to teens, you’ll hear everything from classical to folk, and perhaps even some Christmas tunes! Rumour has it that a special visitor (wearing a red suit!) may pay us a visit :).

    We’d like to offer a special welcome to all STEP Alumni students and parents, as this year marks STEP’s 35th birthday!!!

    This show is for all ages, and admission is by donation.

    Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/131508177523755/

  • STEP December Performances

    Check out STEP’s performances all around town over December!

  • Group Class Schedule 2017-18 (updated Sept 27th)

    The Group Class Schedule for the 2017-18 year has been finalized and is now available. The latest version is Sept 27th – please make sure you consult the latest version in case of updates.


  • Group Class Saturday Calendar 2017-18

    The dates for our group classes are set! Note: “Music With Your Baby” (not “Transitions”) students will meet not only on Group Class Saturdays but also on dates marked “Extra Music With Your Baby”. Concert dates and venues are also listed.
    Group Class Calendar

    Please refer to the Group Class Schedule, updated Sept 27th, for times and rooms of classes.

    The STEP Events Google Calendar can be accessed directly in a browser. If you use Outlook or iCal, you can import the STEP Events ICS link into your application.