May 23, 2017 by Margaret Watts Romney

How does listening influence people? Why is listening so powerful? We hear from Joan Kryzwicki about the many times that she, her children, and her community were transformed by listening. Read more ▶

May 8, 2017 by Margaret Watts Romney

How are in-person and engaged communities created? What do they feel like when you’re in them? We interview group class expert and cellist Carey Beth Hockett to hear her answers. Read more ▶

Chair's Column

May 1, 2017 by David Strom

It has been an honor to serve as your SAA Board Chair these past two years. In preparing this, my final Chair’s Column message, I turned to our colleague, David Strom. David’s insight and unique ability to speak to the… Read more ▶

Episode 1 -

April 24, 2017 by Margaret Watts Romney

Who was Dr. Suzuki, why is there a community of teachers following his vision, and what ideas can apply to teachers anywhere? We talk with his former student, Winifred Crock, to answer these questions and more. Read more ▶

Building Noble Hearts - Season 1 Trailer

April 14, 2017 by Margaret Watts Romney

From the Suzuki Association of the Americas, Building Noble Hearts explores the learning environments where we gain knowledge and also grow personally. These interviews with members of the Suzuki music community can inform good teaching everywhere. Read more ▶

The Suzuki Early Childhood Experience

March 13, 2017 by Lynn McCall

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Detroit Youth Volume: Interview with Founder Clara Hardie

February 1, 2017 by Dan Browning

One of the best parts of SAA Conferences and Leadership Retreats is the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends with others in the Suzuki world who are doing new and exciting things. I met one such young… Read more ▶

Parents as Partners  2017 Launches Today!

January 25, 2017

We are pleased to announce the exciting line-up of titles and presenters that will be featured in Parents as Partners Online 2017. Parents and teachers will have access 24/7 to more than 45 short talks which address such Suzuki-related topics… Read more ▶

Proud to be a Member of Southeast Texas Suzuki Association in Houston, Texas

December 8, 2016 by Darbi Green

As president of Southeast Texas Suzuki Association, I’ve had the honor and privilege of getting to know the many talented Suzuki teachers here in Houston. I was asked to write about Southeast Texas Suzuki Association and how we became to… Read more ▶

Conference Performance Videos

November 8, 2016

Did you get to see a student concert at the SAA conference in May? Wish you could enjoy it again? Want to share one with others? Missed one you wish you could have experienced? Good news—they are… Read more ▶

News from Alfred Music, September 2016

November 1, 2016 by Pam Phillips

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… Read more ▶

News from the Suzuki Association of Utah

November 1, 2016 by Stacy Smith

When I took over as President of the Suzuki Association of Utah (SAU) in June of 2016, I knew I had a big job ahead of me. Our chapter is large, both in terms of membership and geography. We are… Read more ▶

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 ▶

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 ▶

The Creative Core: Interview with Nicolas Kendall

September 15, 2016 by Libby Felts

One of my favorite definitions of art comes from Eric Booth’s address to 2012 graduates of the New England Conservatory: “Inherent in the artistic experience is the capacity to expand our sense of the way the world is or might be.… 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 ▶

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