Upcoming Events: The Suzuki Alumni Project

October 17, 2016

The Suzuki Alumni Project is excited and proud to present the following Alumni performances this season as part of our Suzuki celebration. All artists are donating their time and talent in honor of their Suzuki roots. Jupiter String Quartet: TSAP’s Chicago… Read more ▶

Alfred Music Update

October 17, 2016

Greetings from Alfred Music. There continue to be additional ways for you and your students to access the Suzuki Method Books! As you know the revised edition of Violin Volume 8 has been released and is in the stores. The new… Read more ▶

Happy Birthday Dr. Suzuki!

October 12, 2016

Happy Birthday, Sensei! On October 17, 2016, we commemorate Dr. Suzuki’s 118th birthday and remember the extraordinary man at the heart of our Suzuki world. Please join us in celebrating Dr. Suzuki, our beloved Suzuki community and future generations of teachers by… Read more ▶

5 Question Teacher Survey 2016

October 7, 2016

New projects are brewing at the SAA and we need input from teachers to help inform them. Fill out this quick, 5 question, 7 minute survey to help us help you. Read more ▶

Suzuki Association of Washington State

September 15, 2016

Get to know the Suzuki Association of Washington State by understanding its history. Jeffery Cox learned about Suzuki pedagogy from his high school teacher, Doris Preucil. After getting music degrees from Yale and Eastman, he started a Suzuki pedagogy program in… Read more ▶

Suzuki Association of the Greater Washington Area

August 15, 2016 by Marissa Murphy

Greetings from Washington D.C.! The Suzuki Association of the Greater Washington Area (SAGWA) is proud to be the first SAA Chapter Affiliate. SAGWA has a strong and proud tradition of generous leadership in both the national and local Suzuki communities, and… Read more ▶

What SAO Means to Me

July 13, 2016 by Margot Jewell

What the SAO Means to Me Reprinted with permission from Suzuki Association of Ontario Summer 2016 Newsletter (Volume 27, No. 2) Each November as I attend the annual Suzuki Association of Ontario (SAO) conference, I stop and reflect on the uniqueness… Read more ▶

North Carolina Suzuki Association News

June 14, 2016 by Rachel Talbott Parker

The North Carolina Suzuki Association is excited about all we have planned for the upcoming year! During this past year, we had a state-wide teacher luncheon, where teachers from all over were able to meet and share ideas. This year… Read more ▶

2016 Minijournal Cover Contest Winners

June 12, 2016

Thank you to all the young artists who participated in the 2016 Minijournal Cover Design Contest! This year we received 37 entries, with categories of “Best of Show”, “Best Suzuki Name Design”, “Most Colorful”, “Best Cartoon”, “Most Fun”, “Best Abstract”,… Read more ▶

I Brazilian Meeting of Suzuki Teachers and Students: Building Communities

May 23, 2016 by Fabio Dos Santos, Araceli Hackbarth

Music teaching with Suzuki method has been spreading rapidly in all regions of Brazil. Today, there are SAA registered teachers in all regions of the country. As a result, a large number of students and families are involved in the… Read more ▶

That Hard Passage

May 23, 2016 by Karen Kubin

But this discipline of taking what you cannot do, or cannot do well, and turning it into something you can perform, an expression of music and self, a work of art: this, in the end, is work you do on yourself. Work that changes you.… Read more ▶

Suzuki Association of Massachusetts:

May 9, 2016 by Emily Rideout

As a board member of the Suzuki Association of Massachusetts, I always look forward to our statewide Suzuki Festival, our biggest event of the year.  This year, our festival directors chose the festival motto ‘Gather – Share – Grow.’  I… Read more ▶

Suzuki Association of Colorado 1983 – 2016

April 15, 2016 by Carol Jilling

The Suzuki Association of Colorado (SAC) was organized in 1983 with James and Jacqueline Mauer and Carol Tarr at the helm. With teacher training seminars established initially in Denver, the SAC grew to represent teachers of all instruments and in… Read more ▶

Congratulations to the states that have met or surpassed their goal!

April 14, 2016

Utah • Pennsylvania • South Carolina • Delaware • New Hampshire • Louisiana • Connecticut Read more ▶

Time for Three in Concert: March 25

March 25, 2016

Tune in to your local PBS station for the premier of “Time for Three in Concert” with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra on Friday, May 25 at 9:00 pm EST. This special will air nationwide on all PBS stations, so be… Read more ▶

25 Reasons You Will Want to Attend a Summer Suzuki Institute

March 18, 2016

Adapted from the May 2015 issue of the Ambassador, a publication of the Aber Suzuki Center, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Discover fresh insights and new approaches to your instrument and music through study with expert clinicians. Work with teachers of national… Read more ▶

Heart of America Suzuki Association

March 18, 2016 by Beth Titterington

We’re having a busy year!  The Heart of America Suzuki Association just held the annual HASA Winter Suzuki Workshop on February 13th, 2016. Over 200 people participated. Valentine presents were given to every student! The concertmaster of the Kansas City… Read more ▶

Suzuki Teachers Honored by Michigan ASTA

March 10, 2016

Gabriel Villasurda and Wendy Azrak were honored in January by Michigan ASTA with a Lifetime Achievement Award and Teacher of the Year, respectively. SAA and ASTA in Michigan  Suzuki teachers love to collaborate and there is no greater show of that… Read more ▶

Suzuki Association of Ontario

February 12, 2016 by Nena LaMarre

Has your state, province, or region considered creating a Chapter Affiliate? The definition of ‘affiliate’ is “a person or organization officially attached to a larger body”.   A Chapter Affiliate is a local Suzuki Association that has met the requirements to… Read more ▶

We are Suzuki: Embracing the Vision

February 1, 2016

SAA 17th Biennial Conference Highlights Read more ▶

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