General Info

Institute Dates

Student Institute: June 11-16, 2017
Teacher Training Institute: June 8-16, 2017
Every Child Can!: June 8
Unit 1 (violin | piano | recorder): June 9-16
Unit 2 (violin | cello | piano): June 8-12
Unit 3 (violin | cello | piano): June 12-16
Unit 5 (recorder): June 8-16

Institute Location

Southwest Tennessee Community College
Macon Cove Campus, Academic (MAC) Building

The Campus

Southwest Tennessee Community College – Macon Cove Campus
5983 Macon Cove, Memphis, TN 38134
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The Southwest Tennessee Community College – Macon Cove Campus, one of two main campuses, is located off the I-40 and I-240 expressways in the eastern part of the city. The campus has state-of-the-art facilities including a 106,000 square-foot two-story Academic Building and the two-story Bert Bornblum Library.

The campus serves as home for a majority of technology programs offered by Southwest including; Automotive, Computer, Engineering and other technical programs. Macon Cove is also home of the Southwest Culinary Institute and Corporate and Continuing Education programs.

Macon Cove’s 100-acre campus offers a suburban ambiance, enhanced by a quiet lake that provides year-round habitat to flocks of ducks and other waterfowl.

Accommodations

No housing is available on the campus. There are several hotels around the area. A list of the hotels that agreed on giving Institute participants a special rate are listed below. All rates are before tax. When making your reservations, please mention “Suzuki Institute” to get the Institute rate. If you would like a roommate, please let us know. We are keeping a list.

Hotel NameDistance from InstituteAmount Per NightPhoneAddressAmenities
Fairfield Inn & Suites
by Marriott
0.3 miles$89901-384-00106010 Macon Cove Road
Memphis, TN 38134
Wi-Fi
Indoor Pool
Free Breakfast
Marriott Rewards
Comfort Inn & Suites0.8 miles$79901-373-82001556 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134
Wi-Fi
Indoor Pool
Free Breakfast
Days Inn0.3 miles$62.99901-371-06066055 Macon Cove
Memphis, TN 38134
Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Budgetel0.4 miles$30901-382-23236068 Macon Cove
Memphis, TN 38134

Meals

Meals are the responsibility of the participant.  Meals are available on campus at the Food Court and nearby restaurants.

On the evening of Sunday, June 11, the Institute will provide a pizza dinner for all Institute participants.  Other family members may order a pizza dinner for $8.00.  Please indicate this on the registration form.  Each pizza dinner includes 2 slices from a variety of pizzas, dessert, and a drink.

On the evening of Monday, June 12, there will be an ice cream social for all Institute participants.  Other family members may purchase a ticket for $5.00.  Please indicate this on the registration form.

Area Attractions

A wide variety of restaurants are within a short driving distance, as are many major attractions in the city, including the Children’s Museum, IMAX Theater and Pink Palace Museum, National Civil Rights Museum, Botanical Gardens, Memphis Zoo, Graceland, and Dixon Gallery and Gardens.