For 28 years, our music school has been instrumental in changing lives in our community and beyond.  From its beginning as a violin studio in the basement of Executive Director Mark Mutter, to today’s non-profit school with 10 teachers instructing on 5 instruments, SRO has continued to inspire excellence with love in a very special way.

Enrichment Fund Key Areas

Building Fund -
excellence in current and future facilities
Ongoing maintenance and improvements; savings towards future facility growth

Instrument Fund -
acquire and maintain quality instruments
Protect our investments; purchase strategically when appropriate

Teacher Development -
continuing education opportunities
Continuous organizational improvement; teacher training and professional development

Special Events -
exceptional venues and performances
Community performances opportunities; exceptional venues such as historic Orchestra Hall

Student Scholarship -
extending need-based support
Bringing the opportunity to study at SRO to students for whom it is financially out of reach

While there is much to celebrate in our past, our Board of Directors is excited to position SRO for excellence in the future. We are launching a new Enrichment Fund, so that our supporters can help us be positioned for growth in 5 Key Areas that will ensure our future health and strengthen our impact in the region: 

The Board has set a target of $30,000 to launch our Enrichment Fund, and we are asking for your pledge of support. You will also have the opportunity to earmark your funding to be applied first to an area about which you are most passionate. It’s quick and easy to make your pledge by clicking the “PLEDGE NOW” button below, and you will be invoiced later for payment, with a choice of lump sum or monthly fulfillment.  The following levels of support are available:

BRONZE - $100
SILVER - $250
GOLD - $500
SUZUKI CIRCLE - $1000+

Your patronage will be recognized (by name or as anonymous) on our website and in print materials during the course of the school year. SUZUKI CIRCLE donors will additionally be recognized with a special dedicated banner on our homepage, which receives 350+ unique visitors monthly.

You can multiply your support of SRO by sharing this opportunity with extended family members, as well as investigating employer match of charitable contributions.In addition, other organizations you are involved with may make regular donations to non-profits such as ours, so we would appreciate your willingness to contact them in this regard. The following info may be useful to share: Overview

SRO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Tax ID #38-3239215

We are truly making a difference in lives of our students and families.  Through the years we have seen the influence music education has had on our graduates, both in academic excellence and in character development.  The broader community is also enriched when the arts are thriving, and we have so much to share. 

Thank you for considering contributing to our Enrichment Fund, so that all of us who are Suzuki Royal Oak may continue to inspire excellence with love for many years to come.