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Suzuki Matching Challenge Desafo Suzuki Matching Dfi de jumelage Suzuki

November 29, 2022

Suzuki Community: We need your help! An anonymous donor has generously agreed to match up to $5,000 in support of our general scholarships! Scholarships offered by the SAA support teachers committed to Suzuki education. Every contribution made between now and December… Read more ▶

Suzuki Training Committee Applications Now Open

November 15, 2022

Applications Are Now Open! We are thrilled to open applications to the Suzuki Training Committee! We hope you’ll consider applying! Apply Now! Applications Close: December 15, 2022 To see full details about the application requirements, please visit this link. Application Timeline: November 15, 2022:… Read more ▶

Announcing the Suzuki Training Committee

October 19, 2022

The Suzuki Association of the Americas is thrilled to announce the Suzuki Training Committee (STC). The Suzuki Training Committee is an advisory committee that will support the Executive Director in ensuring Teacher Development courses offered by the SAA maintain the vision and direction of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki. Read more ▶

REMINDER Community Gathering on October 6

October 4, 2022

Join our next Community Gathering event! Would you like to hear more directly from SAA Director Angelica Cortez? Would you like to ask a question or tell something that is important to you? Join us for an SAA Community Gathering on October 6! Bi-Monthly… Read more ▶

Announcing the New Publication ofSuzuki Voice School Volume 1

August 19, 2022

Alfred Music and The International Suzuki Voice committee are pleased to present Suzuki Voice School Volume One. This publication is the cooperative effort of the International Suzuki Voice Committee together with Dr. Päivi Kukkamäki, who have worked on Volume… Read more ▶


August 19, 2022

Join us for an SAA Community Gathering on August 25! Read more ▶

Board of Directors Updates

July 27, 2022

The Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors Nominating Committee Members: Edmund Sprunger, Bruce Walker, Ellen Kogut (ex-officio), Angelica Cortez (ex-officio), Kerri Williams, Chair. The Nominating Committee is responsible for recommending new Board members through a process of advertising and receiving nominations/applications for… Read more ▶

View the Recording of the Annual General Meeting

July 27, 2022

Thank you to those who were able to attend the Annual General Meeting on July 26th. We want to sincerely apologize for the technical issues we experienced, that limited the number of participants we could allow in the event. We… Read more ▶

Annual General Meeting 726

July 26, 2022

Annual General Meeting 7/26 The Annual General Meeting will be held this evening, Tuesday July 26 from 5-6:30p PT | 7-8:30p CT | 8-10:30p ET. This year’s Annual General Meeting will be hosted via Zoom, and done live. We hope to… Read more ▶

Community Gathering Notes from June 23 2022

July 15, 2022

English, Español, Português, Français English The June Community Gathering event took place on June 23, 2022. Executive Director Angelica Cortez led the event. The previous Community Gathering events centered around members, hearing the views, opinions, and questions from members, and getting acquainted with… Read more ▶

Community Gathering Notes from May 26 2022

June 15, 2022

English, Español, Português, Français English The fourth Community Gathering event took place on May 26, 2022, during the virtual We Are Suzuki event. Over 90 people registered. Executive Director Angelica Cortez led the event. We experimented with a new simultaneous translation software… Read more ▶

Minijournal 2022 Download

May 21, 2022

Here is the 2022 Minijournal. Read more ▶

Call for Nominations  Applications to the Board of Directors 2022

May 27, 2022

The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is seeking applications to the Board of Directors from active members. Members are invited to self nominate or nominate members of the greater music education community who might be interested in joining the… Read more ▶

Interviews with Violinist Augustin Hadelich and Pianist KuangHao Huang

May 23, 2022

Alfred Music, in cooperation with the International Suzuki Association, is pleased to announce the release of new recordings for the Suzuki Violin School Volumes 4-6. Two extraordinary artists, world-renowned violinist Augustine Hadelich, and pianist Kuang-Hao Huang, have… Read more ▶

Notes from the April 28 SAA Community Gathering English Espaol Portugus Franais

May 21, 2022

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SAA Community Guidelines English Espaol Portugus Franais

May 21, 2022

English: The Suzuki Association of the Americas is committed to creating inclusive, diverse, and generative spaces for its members. We are a community made up of members from several countries, many walks of life, and a wide set of perspectives and… Read more ▶

Memory and Music Part Two Applying research on memory in the music studio

May 21, 2022 by Meredith Connie

This article is part two in a series about memory and music. “We learn it to forget it” is a common mantra among music educators about music performance. Some people believe that performance is about letting what you’ve already learned take… Read more ▶

Now Online The SuzukiStarr Videos

May 16, 2022

The ISA is thrilled to announce the posting of this original video series, first recorded beginning in 1968. This series is a comprehensive collection of interviews with Dr. Suzuki explaining his ideas on Talent Education, and demonstrating… Read more ▶

Notes from the March 24 SAA Community Gathering

April 13, 2022

In Depth Answer: “Who exactly is on the SAA Communications Team?” This is like asking which instrument creates a symphony. Sometimes all the instruments play together, sometimes one section is highlighted, sometimes one instrument solos while the rest play a… Read more ▶

Upcoming Latin American Scholarship Deadline is April 1

March 28, 2022

Scholarships are designated primarily for unit course trainings (Units 1–10) both online and in person. The application process requires SAA membership, a video performance (as specified in the application), letters of recommendation, and a statement of need. Deadlines for Latin American scholarships are April 1st and October 15th. Read more ▶

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