April 16 is World Voice Day!

April 16, 2015

Did you know that April 16 is World Voice Day? The National Association of Teachers of Singing has been celebrating WVD since 1998 to share “the excitement of voice science, pedagogy and the vocal arts as an application of all the… Read more ▶

A Star for Kyoko

February 19, 2015 by Carey Beth Hockett

by Carey Beth Hockett You may have heard of Kyoko Selden from her translations of many articles on Talent Education, including a recent new translation of Nurtured by Love. I first met the Seldens in the late 70s when I was living… Read more ▶

Suzuki Teacher Featured in Short Documentary,

February 3, 2015 by Russ Hamilton

Danielle Turano is a New York and Connecticut based performer, artist, and Suzuki Educator. Recently, the online blog and video project Jack’s Gap featured her in a short documentary. This documentary is part of a new series called Following Heart. The… Read more ▶

Parents as Partners kicks off January 15

January 12, 2015

Parents as Partners Online is about to begin! What better way to nurture yourself and your own studio parents along the Suzuki journey than by watching a short video at your convenience!  Click here to register for the event, which… Read more ▶

Join Parents as Partners Online!

January 5, 2015

Start your new year off right by enrolling in the exciting Parents as Partners Online series!  This year’s offering will surely inspire you, with 60 beneficial talks for your Suzuki journey.  Click here to register for the event, which officially… Read more ▶

SAA Violin Committee Announces Publication of Revised Volume 7

December 19, 2014

The long wait is over! As of the first of November, the Revised Edition of Suzuki Violin School Volume 7 has been on the market from Alfred Publishing. The book is available in two formats: violin part alone with accompanying… Read more ▶

Giving Day: A Special Message

December 15, 2014

We have a very special message from Marilyn Kesler. Read more ▶

Galaxy Closest to Our Hearts

December 12, 2014

Stories of galaxies far far away, and dreams of being able to explore the stars are a part of humanity, and inspire all of us to do great things. The same is true for music, and the Suzuki Association… Read more ▶

Scholarship Funds Make A Difference

December 4, 2014

There are many ways to make a statement with your gift. One of the many ways in which the SAA supports its Suzuki community is by helping teachers who wish to pursue additional training. SAA has a number of memorial… Read more ▶

Increasing Options for Suzuki Materials

November 25, 2014

Alfred Music, distributor of Suzuki Method materials, is excited to announce several updates to Suzuki  products: Read more ▶

We Are Suzuki: How the Suzuki Method Influenced These Grads' Creativity and Success

November 21, 2014 by Libby Felts

By now, you may be familiar with We Are Suzuki. Our aim with this campaign is to show the many faces of Suzuki education in the Americas. We often pay a lot of attention to current Suzuki students who play… Read more ▶

Support Our Suzuki Community

November 21, 2014

We Are Suzuki: We Are One We are all proud to be a part of the Suzuki Community, and to tell the world that “We Are Suzuki”. Our community is built from the love and passion of everyone involved with… Read more ▶

We Are Suzuki

November 5, 2014

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Interview with Bob Duke, Honorary Board Member

November 1, 2014 by Pat D'Ercole

Robert Duke is the Marlene and Morton Meyerson Centennial Professor and Head of Music and Human Learning at The University of Texas at Austin, where he is University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Elizabeth Shatto Massey Distinguished Fellow in Teacher Education, and… Read more ▶

International Suzuki Association Responds to False Claims against Shinichi Suzuki

October 31, 2014

The International Suzuki Association has responded to recent statements made about Shinichi Suzuki, founder of the Suzuki Method. Read more ▶

Breaking Barriers: Bringing Suzuki to Afghanistan

September 23, 2014 by Libby Felts, Jennifer Moberg, Ahmad Sarmast

The Afghan National Institute of Music is the country’s only music school. Until just over ten years ago, learning, teaching, and making music was illegal. After the fall of the Taliban, it was imperative that the country revive its cultural… Read more ▶

Student Performance Videos

August 28, 2014

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. Read more ▶

Creating Learning Community Award: A Celebration of the Starrs

August 15, 2014 by Pam Brasch

Bill and Connie Starr were the focus of a surprise celebration for Bill’s ninety-first birthday on the evening of May 23 in Minneapolis. Students of Boulder Suzuki Strings, the Suzuki program founded by Bill Starr thirty-two years ago, remained on… Read more ▶

The Sound of Community: SAA 16th Conference Keynote

August 15, 2014 by Gabriel Pliego

Perhaps some of you have experienced the following situation: when a three- or four-year-old student comes to our studio, she and her mother frequently believe we are Heifetz or Perlman, Dorothy DeLay or Josef Gingold, or one of them .… Read more ▶

Chair's Column

August 15, 2014 by Marilyn Kesler

The 2014 summer has been wonderful. For me, it has included Suzuki Summer Institutes, meeting new colleagues, a less rigorous teaching schedule, an extended holiday to see family members, and a trip to the beautiful northwest portion of the United… Read more ▶

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