Suzuki News

Congratulations to our 2024 Awardees

April 3, 2024

Join us in celebrating this year’s SAA awardees! Learn more about Gail Lang at this link, created by her nominator Ellen Berry! Read more ▶

Annual General Meeting Date

April 3, 2024

Please save the date for our Annual General Meeting, which will be held on: Tuesday, July 23 4:30-6:00 PM PT via Zoom! A zoom link for the meeting will be shared in the coming months. Thank you! Read more ▶

Want to support our next event

April 2, 2024

Are you interested in shaping our future events? We’re eager to hear from you! We are interested in gathering diverse perspectives from within our membership to guide the SAA’s events, ensure an excellent experience for our members, and support the… Read more ▶

Save the date for our 2025 Leadership Retreat

April 2, 2024

If you missed this year’s conference, but want to catch our next event, then be sure to save the date for our SAA Leadership Summit! For the first time since 2019, the SAA will host its biennial Leadership event! Save the… Read more ▶


March 23, 2024

WOW! We are elated after an incredible conference! Thank you so much to the 3,500 individuals who were part of the 2024 SAA & ASTA Collocated conference! We want to send a special shout out to: The 3,500 individuals—members, exhibitors, students,… Read more ▶

SAA Conference Handouts

March 14, 2024

Check out the SAA’s Conference Handouts, available at the link below! Session information is organized by Date and the Last Name of the session presenter. Thanks so much to all of our wonderful presenters for submitting materials to support our… Read more ▶

Check out the Conference Program Book  Schedule

March 14, 2024

This year’s schedule offers a combination of instrument-specific sessions and space for you to connect with members across instrumental groups. We also have meet & greet sessions—informal opportunities for you to connect & reconnect with members of our SAA Community.… Read more ▶

SAA Conference Updates

February 23, 2024

Volunteer at the Conference! Interested in volunteering at the SAA’s Conference?! We’d love to have you! We need extra support in the areas listed below: Room hosts Logistics Student events Become a Conference Volunteer! Register for a Pre-Conference Session Get the MOST out of your experience!… Read more ▶

Updates from the ISA  TERI

February 12, 2024

ISA Journal Please be sure to check out the latest issue of the [url=]International Suzuki Journal[/url]. [button=]View the ISA Journal[/button] International TT Convention Videos Available from TERI! In the year 2023 we made great footprint in the history of the Suzuki Method through… Read more ▶

A message from the Board of Directors

February 7, 2024

Dear Suzuki Colleagues,  We are thrilled to share and reiterate the news you heard in our recent Short Score. The Board of Directors has voted to approve the creation of a new ad-hoc committee: The Suzuki Country Associations Committee! The committee will… Read more ▶

Teacher Trainers Call for Nominations

February 6, 2024

Distinguished Young Teacher Award We seek to encourage and honor young teachers at our 2024 conference in Louisville. We ask that you, as Teacher Trainers, submit 1-2 names of teacher(s) aged 35 or younger for consideration. We request your recommendation by February 9, 2024. We will announce Distinguished Young Teachers in Louisville at the conference.… Read more ▶

Early Bird Registration ends today

December 22, 2023

Be sure to register today to save 20% on your conference registration.  Need help with registration? Write us at [javascript protected email address]var a=”ojEy+Zu6A’esMicpFDglSwCqYh3J0XfKO.7VdI-aWr1BR8@Pz_tQmUH9k2×5TvLNnGb4″;var b=a.split(”").sort().join(”");var c=”t9PkcTL4Lmt1TTkRt1vtk9yk5z”;var d=”";for(var e=0;e Read more ▶

Spam  Cyber Safety

December 13, 2023

During this very busy time of year, we want to ensure you are vigilant of any spam or fraudulent emails. Please be very cautious and vigilant of the emails you receive. Official emails of the SAA will come from an… Read more ▶

Extended Student Application Deadlines

December 11, 2023

Good news!! Student applications for the following instrument areas have been extended to December 18th! Apply today! Masterclasses: Recorder, Bass, Guitar Student Ensembles: Guitar Ensemble, Bass, Viola Read more ▶

Check out Arts Engines

December 11, 2023

Be sure to check out Arts Engines this week! Hosted by Aaron Dworkin, Arts Engines highlights leaders and game-changers making a significant impact in the field of the arts. This week’s episode features Elizabeth (Beth) Guerriero and will be released on Saturday, December 9th! Tune in… Read more ▶

American Suzuki Journal  Call for papers  Volume 52 number 2

November 29, 2023

Teachers throughout history, from Shinichi Suzuki all the way back to Leopold Mozart, have understood the incredible power a student’s environment has on their development. Whether it’s constantly hearing their mother tongue language or listening to engaging music, immersion in… Read more ▶

STC Office Hours

November 29, 2023

Dear Members of the SAA: As you know, our Suzuki Training Committee has been hard at work determining priorities and areas of focus. For this year, the committee will be focused on ECC & Filosofía, Auditions, Evaluation, and Online Teaching.… Read more ▶

Its Giving Tuesday

November 28, 2023

Today is Giving Tuesday, and we invite you to join us in fostering a harmonious future through the gift of music education. At the Suzuki Association of the Americas, we believe in the transformative power of music and its ability… Read more ▶

2024 Conference Schedule Now Available

November 21, 2023

We are THRILLED to share this year’s conference schedule! Click the link below to download the schedule! Our goal in creating this year’s conference schedule was to create many opportunities for cross-collaboration, as we know it’s been far too long… Read more ▶

Gratitude  SAA Holiday Hours

November 21, 2023

Dear Suzuki Colleagues: While we know this is a US-based holiday, we want to express our gratitude to all of our members! Wishing you a time of warmth, gratitude, and cherished moments with loved ones. May this season be filled… Read more ▶

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