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Join us May 23-26 at Deer Creek Lodge in Ohio for the SAA Leadership Retreat!
SAA retreats provide participants an opportunity to get to get to know colleagues in unique settings with inspiring sessions, time for sharing, learning and fun.
Meetings times will be set for Teacher Trainers, Institute Directors, Chapter leaders, Conference Team and other groups—however, all Suzuki members are welcome to attend.
Main Retreat Sessions
Opening Thursday, May 23, at 5:00 PM
Events conclude on Sunday, May 26, at 12 Noon
Early bird registration ends March 31, and pre-retreat workshops are limited to 40 people—so register soon!
Retreat registration options also include lodge rooms and meals.
See all Leadership Retreat details, including pricing and pre-event times.
Current individual Active members are eligible to vote. The ballot includes a proxy option for those unable to attend the Annual Membership Meeting in person, which will be May 25 at the Leadership Retreat in Ohio.
Voting closes on April 10.
2013 Board of Directors Candidates
Rolando Freitag, IL
Suzuki Summer Institutes offer intensive musical experience for children and Suzuki teacher training for both new and experienced teachers.
Teachers, if you plan to take unit training at a summer institute, now is the time to prepare your audition.
You will need to submit an audition if you are beginning training at Unit 1, or if you are taking Unit 5 or higher and have not already completed an upper-level audition. Submit your audition online to get your results faster!
Many summer institutes offer scholarships for students and teachers, and many of those scholarship deadlines are soon!
Check our list of summer institute scholarships, and also contact other institutes to find out if they have a scholarship program not listed at the above link.
Calling all students: Enter the
Polish up your best poetry and nonfiction essays and send them our way. We want to see your many talents! Winning pieces will be published on the SAA website, in the Minijournal, or in other publications.
To get started, choose one of the following topics, or come up with your own!
Austin, TX Mar 24 – 25
Toronto, ON Mar 24 – 28
Los Angeles, CA Mar 25 – 29
Matsumoto, Japan Mar 27 – 31
Guelph, ON Apr 4 – Oct 4
Salt Lake City, UT Apr 13
East Providence, RI Apr 14
Ann Arbor, MI Apr 15 – 19
Amherst, MA Apr 20
East Lansing, MI Apr 21
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