Suzuki News

A Collection of Articles for Parents

August 11, 2017

A collection of articles, video transcripts, and podcasts to nurture Suzuki music education. Read more ▶

Carnival of the Animals  Conference 2019

January 9, 2019

Teachers, Students, Families, add a little Saint Saëns to your evening fun and enjoyment! At the SAA’s 18th Conference in Minneapolis, examples of crowning Suzuki achievements were seen in the performances of our student ensembles. Last May’s lineup included Cello Choir,… Read more ▶

Resources for the Suzuki Researcher

December 19, 2018 by Pat D'Ercole

A riddle for you: What has 102 entries pertaining to the many aspects of Suzuki Method, is easy to find on a website, and is updated every two years? Give up? It’s the Suzuki Bibliography on the website of the… Read more ▶

Ce que SOSI a fait pour nous

February 8, 2019 by Megumi Harada

par Megumi Harada—Etobicoke, Ontario Nous sommes une famille Suzuki de l’École de musique d’Etobicoke (EMS), avec un garçon de 8 ans, Gen, qui joue du violon (Livre 3) et une fille de 5 ans, Ai, qui joue du violoncelle (Livre 1).… Read more ▶

What SOSI Did for Us

February 8, 2019 by Megumi Harada

Megumi Harada —Etobicoke, Ontario We are a Suzuki family from the Etobicoke School of Music (EMS), with an 8-year-old boy, Gen, playing violin (Book 3) and a 5-year-old girl, Ai, playing cello (Book 1). We attended the Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute in… Read more ▶

Body Mapping dans le Studio Suzuki

February 8, 2019 by Jennifer Johnson

par  Jennifer Johnson, St. John’s, Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador auteure de “What Every Violinist Needs to Know About the Body” et “Teaching Body  Mapping to Children”. Les musiciens bougent ! On raconte que Jascha Heifetz a été accueilli dans les coulisses par une admiratrice après un concert. … Read more ▶

Body Mapping in the Suzuki Studio

February 8, 2019 by Jennifer Johnson

by Jennifer Johnson —St. John’s, Newfoundland author of What Every Violinist Needs to Know About the Body and Teaching Body Mapping to Children Musicians Move! There is a story about Jascha Heifetz being greeted backstage by an admiring fan after a performance.  She… Read more ▶

Entrevue avec Sue Irvine  Professeur de violon Suzuki de lleduPrincedouard

February 8, 2019 by Karen-Michele Kimmett

Karen-Michele Kimmett -  Roblin, Ontario Pendant de nombreuses années, Sue Irvine a souvent été la seule membre de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard inscrite au répertoire de l’Association Suzuki des Amériques. Elle est professeure de violon et mère d’Adrian, qui est maintenant professeur de Suzuki… Read more ▶

Interview with Sue Irvine  Suzuki Violin Teacher from Prince Edward Island

February 8, 2019 by Karen-Michele Kimmett

by Karen-Michele Kimmett—Roblin, Ontario For many years, Sue Irvine has often been the only PEI Suzuki member listed in the Suzuki Association of the Americas directory. She is a violin teacher and Suzuki mother of Adrian, who is now a Suzuki… Read more ▶

Une Journe des Altistes  la Confrence de LAssociation Suzuki de lOntario

February 8, 2019 by Pierre Yves Gagnon

Pierre Yves Gagnon—Oakville, Ontario Au début de l’année, Pierre Yves Gagnon, Carmen Evans et Susan Beth Barak avaient amorcé une discussion sur la possibilité d’organiser une rencontre d’altistes Suzuki en Ontario. Ils en sont venus à la conclusion que la Conférence… Read more ▶

Viola Day at the Suzuki Association of Ontario Conference 2018

February 8, 2019 by Pierre Yves Gagnon

Pierre Gagnon—Oakville, Ontario Earlier this year, Carmen Evans and Susan Beth Barak and I were discussing organizing a Viola Day to gather Ontarian violists in one place where they could enjoy the rich sound of their instrument together. We agreed that… Read more ▶

La mthode Suzuki est bien vivante en Alberta

February 8, 2019 by Thomas Wm Schoen

par Thomas Schoen—Edmonton, Alberta La méthode Suzuki est bien vivante en Alberta !  Nous avons 119 enseignants Suzuki inscrits qui travaillent dans toute la province. Bien que de nombreux enseignants se trouvent dans les grands centres urbains, il y en a… Read more ▶

Suzuki Method is Alive and Well in Alberta

February 8, 2019 by Thomas Wm Schoen

Thomas Schoen—Edmonton, Alberta The Suzuki Method is alive and well in Alberta! We have 119 registered Suzuki teachers working all across the province. While many teachers are located in the major urban centres, there are quite a number of very active… Read more ▶

Musique sans frontires

February 8, 2019 by Catherine Walker

Catherine Walker —Canton de Hatley QC Samedi dernier, cinq de mes élèves de violoncelle ont eu l’occasion de jouer à la Haskell Library and Opera House, qui est littéralement située sur la frontière entre les villes de Newport, Vermont et Stanstead, Québec.… Read more ▶

Music Without Borders

February 8, 2019 by Catherine Walker

Submitted by Catherine Walker—Canton de Hatley QC Last Saturday, five of my cello students had the opportunity to play at the Haskell Library and Opera House which is literally situated on the border between Newport, Vermont and Stanstead, Quebec. There is… Read more ▶

Lancement dun nouveau programme de pdagogie Suzuki dune dure de deux ans

February 8, 2019 by Paule Barsalou

à la Suzuki String School of Guelph par Paule Barsalou—Guelph, Ontario Hourra ! Un nouveau programme de pédagogie pour violon Suzuki a été lancé ! Après des années d’efforts pour trouver une université désireuse et capable de mettre sur pied un programme… Read more ▶

New TwoYear Suzuki Pedagogy Program launched

February 8, 2019 by Paule Barsalou

at the Suzuki String School of Guelph By Paule Barsalou—Guelph, Ontario Hurray! A new violin Suzuki Pedagogy Program has been launched! After years of efforts in finding a university willing and able to start a long-term teacher training program in Canada, The… Read more ▶

In Memoriam Mary Craig Powell Article

January 25, 2019

Mary Craig Powell, age 78, of Columbus, passed away January 20th, 2019.  Preceded in death by her parents Braxton and Frances Daughtridge, sister Peggy Daughtridge and husbands Carl Ingling and Claud Powell.  Survived by her husband Jim MacCallum, son John… Read more ▶

Leadership Retreat

January 25, 2019

Creating the Future 2019 “Paving Pathways for Success” will be the theme of the SAA’s 13th Biennial Leadership Retreat. SAA retreats provide participants an opportunity to get to get to know colleagues in a unique setting with inspiring sessions, time for… Read more ▶

In Memoriam Mary Craig Powell

January 21, 2019

It is with great sadness that we inform SAA members of the passing of Mary Craig Powell of Columbus, OH. She was a much beloved Suzuki teacher and Teacher Trainer. As many of you know, she had a long battle… Read more ▶

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