Student Performance Videos

August 28, 2014

Video Recordings of 2014 Conference Student Events Now Available Recordings of student events at the 2014 SAA Conference are now available to view and download. To purchase and download high definition videos, please visit the SAA Online Store. Videos are available… Read more ▶

A Thousand Hearts and Hands

August 15, 2014 by Susan Baer

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 ▶

Chair's Column: Promoting Suzuki Education

July 1, 2014 by Marilyn Kesler

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 ▶

Suzuki Americas Concert Video

May 26, 2014

Suzuki Americas was an incredible experience! Enjoy the Suzuki America concert video above featuring children from 10 countries in from all over the Americas. Read more ▶

AIR RACE 2014:  April 17th through April 27th

April 16, 2014

Until April 27th two virtual teams will compete in an event to raise funds for the Latin American Ensemble. Read more ▶

Live Broadcast from Japan: 50th Anniversary Concert of the Suzuki Method's 'Ten Children' Tour Group

March 28, 2014

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 ▶

Learn, Celebrate, Empower: Connect with Your Community at the 2014 Conference

March 18, 2014 by Daina Volodka Staggs

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 ▶

Why Support the Latin American Suzuki Ensemble?

February 1, 2014 by Rolando Freitag, Mary Halverson Waldo

Help us realize Dr. Suzuki's vision of developing understanding, tolerance, and world peace through the joy of music. Read more ▶

Conference 2014 Planning: It's Never Too Early!

February 14, 2014 by Libby Felts

We share some tips from seasoned conference goers on early-stage planning for an SAA conference. Read more ▶

Hearts That Sing in Every Language

February 1, 2014 by Susan Baer

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 ▶

Teri Einfeldt Honored at Hartt Suzuki String’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

January 20, 2014

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 ▶

SAA Violin Teacher Trainer Joseph Kaminsky Honored as MoASTA Artist Teacher of the Year

January 20, 2014

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 ▶

One Project, Many Fruits: Latin American Suzuki Ensemble/Suzuki Americas 2014

November 15, 2013 by Fernando Pinero

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 ▶

Twelfth International Research Symposium on Talent Education

November 1, 2013

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 ▶

Annual Fund 2013

October 30, 2013

Support the SAA! Learn more about the Suzuki Method and the Suzuki Association… Read more ▶

Suzuki E-News #63: Conference Clinicians, 2014 Institutes, Book Sale, Upcoming Events

October 11, 2013

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 Upcoming Events There is just so much… Read more ▶

A Special Send Off for WWII Veterans: Barcel Suzuki String Academy Performs for Honor Flights

September 18, 2013 by Renee Riddle

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 ▶

Conferences and Retreats: We Need You!

September 18, 2013 by Stacy Smith

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 ▶

Reflections on My First SAA Conference

September 18, 2013 by Christine Wilson-Goodner

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 ▶

Your Studio Can Still Support Our Latin American Students Traveling to Minneapolis in May!

September 6, 2013 by Cecilia Calvelo-Hopkins

As you plan for your winter concerts and special events, don’t forget to think of this project—Suzuki Americas 2014! Read more ▶

Ability Develops Early: Suzuki Early Childhood Education Teacher Training Slideshow

August 29, 2013 by Donald Jones

With Dorothy and Sharon Jones, Waterloo, Ontario, August 2013 Read more ▶

Timothy Durbin Receives 2013 American Suzuki Institute Suzuki Chair Award

August 22, 2013 by Timothy Durbin

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 ▶

Suggested Supplementary Repertoire for Revised Violin Books 6, 7 & 8

June 24, 2013

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 ▶

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