At the 2014 SAA Conference, children from all over the Americas joined together in a celebration of music and commonality. This is a story of gratitude to the many individuals who made it possible.
An idea was conceived. It might have… Read more ▶
Fifty years ago, Dr. Suzuki brought the first Talent Education Tour to the United States. I was teaching in Alton, Illinois, and going to school at Southern Illinois University, studying Suzuki education with Professor John Kendall. Little did I know… Read more ▶
In 1964, the first Suzuki tour group from Japan, called “10 Children,” wowed string teachers with every performance along their tour route. The performances of that group of young children from Japan were the start of everything that has led… Read more ▶
We have a unique opportunity at the biennial SAA conferences to come together to learn, celebrate, and improve our teaching and ourselves through the power of Dr. Suzuki’s vision of educating children… Read more ▶
Dr. Suzuki encouraged us to devote our efforts to educating children to have beautiful hearts and noble souls. Is there any greater calling than this? The connections within our Suzuki community give us the resources to make this task easier. Read more ▶
Congratulations to the Hartt Suzuki String Program on twenty-five years of excellence in Suzuki education, and to Teri Einfeldt, who was honored at last weekend’s celebrations!
At the January 18-19, 2014, weekend of celebrations, Teri Einfeldt was honored with the State… Read more ▶
Suzuki Violin teacher and SAA violin teacher trainer Joseph Kaminsky has been selected as the Missouri ASTA Artist Teacher of the Year, which is awarded to “a performing musician who has taught in addition to their career as a performer and has made a significant contribution to the education of string students in the State of Missouri.” Read more ▶
When the individual dreams become a collective reality, we start to make a significant difference; we start to see the deeper meaning of our actions.
In May 2008, the SAA brought together the first Latin American Suzuki Ensemble. Read more ▶
Keynote Address by Dr. Robert Cutietta:
“During the Renaissance I Want to be a Suzuki Teacher”
Co-sponsored by the Suzuki Association of the Americas and the American Suzuki Institute
Minneapolis Hilton Conference Center
Minneapolis, MN, May 22 & 23, 2014
Call for Research Papers, Posters,… Read more ▶
In this issue:
SAA Conference: Guest Clinicians, Student & Session Applications Due Oct 15 & 25
2014 Summer Institutes
Back-to-School Suzuki Book Sale Ends Oct 31
Suzuki Principles in Action: Upcoming Courses
News from Here and There
In Memoriam: Dee Martz
There is just so much… Read more ▶
Pablo Casals, the world famous cellist, once said, “Perhaps it is music that will save the world.” The students of the Barcel Suzuki String Academy, located in the suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, are learning the impact music has on the… Read more ▶
As a first-time attendee, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I’m now convinced that planning to attend SAA events the weekend before Memorial Day for professional development is one of the best things I can do, both for myself and for my teaching. Read more ▶
I am a goal setting type of person—perhaps it’s a result of being a Suzuki violin student since the age of three. I love making goals, working to meet them, and sometimes, revising them along the way. Looking forward to… Read more ▶
Dr. Timothy Durbin was recognized with the 2013 American Suzuki Institute Suzuki Chair Award. Congratulations!
Dr. Durbin is an SAA Teacher Trainer who teaches at the University of Louisville as well as travelling extensively to teach at Summer Institutes and workshops… Read more ▶
The SAA Violin Committee is excited to report that the Revised Book 6 of the Suzuki Violin School is finally in print. Included in the mailing of the next SAA Journal is a list of Suggested Repertoire for Books 6,… Read more ▶