Suzuki News

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 ▶

Italian Court Ruling Affirms the Exclusive Use of SUZUKI Method and Trademark by the ISA and Its Affiliated Regional Associations

November 20, 2023

Italian Court Ruling Affirms the Exclusive Use of SUZUKI Method and Trademark by the ISA and Its Affiliated Regional Associations In March 2022, a violin teacher who studied and obtained a certification from the Deutsches Suzuki Institut (DSG) claimed, within a… Read more ▶

Student Activities at the SAA Conference now available

November 10, 2023

Prepare for an unforgettable student experience at the conference! Learn more about guest clinicians, student ensembles, and opportunities for existing ensembles below! We are offering student instrumentalists both solo and group opportunities through masterclasses, group ensembles, and music showcases for pre-existing ensembles. Learn more… Read more ▶

SAA Conference Student Activities

November 6, 2023

Prepare for an unforgettable student experience at the 2024 SAA Conference! We are offering student instrumentalists both solo and group opportunities: Masterclassses, Youth Ensembles, and for pre-existing groups, Music Showcases. We are thrilled to announce our stellar lineup of masterclass… Read more ▶

2024 SAA Conference

November 6, 2023

Be sure to visit our Conference Page for updates about the conference! SAA Conference Page Ready to register? Here’s our step-by-step guide, & the link! SAA Member Registration Steps for Registering 1. Click the appropriate link above, and select “Register” 2. Sign in or… Read more ▶

Suzuki in Action 1023

October 19, 2023

Join us for this unique opportunity to learn about a musical training system that is extremely new to the United States but is increasingly popular in European conservatories and orchestras. In this session, participants will learn some of the basic… Read more ▶

Join our Community Gathering

September 19, 2023

SAA Community gatherings are a time for us to connect as a community—to hear about recent updates and share time and space together. Register at the links below! Thursday, September 21 9:00a -10:00a PT |11:00a-12:00p CT | 12:00-1:00p ET Register for September Thursday,… Read more ▶

Welcome to our new SAA Team Members

September 11, 2023

Please join us in welcoming three new members of the SAA Team! As you’ll read below, each of them brings a great depth and wide variety of experiences, a commitment to fostering connections in our communities, and a passion for… Read more ▶

Submit a Conference Proposal

September 8, 2023

Call for Proposals Conference Theme: Expanding & Connecting Communities March 20-23, 2024 | Louisville Kentucky Co-located with the American String Teacher Association (ASTA)! Learn more about submission eligibility, proposal details, and more at the link below! In case you missed it, conference proposals will be open… Read more ▶

Write for the ASJ Escribir para la ASJ Escreva para a ASJ crire pour lASJ

August 10, 2023

Call for Papers Very often, the things that mean the most to us are the things we weren’t expecting to find; we discover them by taking that side road, by scratching that nagging itch. Being an artist and a creative teacher… Read more ▶

Suzuki In Action Intentional Business for Private Studios Part Two

August 7, 2023

Suzuki In Action! Intentional Business for Private Studios Part Two Dialing-In Your Operations: Streamline, Simplify, and Automate Your Business August 21, 2023 10a-11a PT | 12p – 1p  CT | 1p-2p ET Register Now! Join Fons creator Eric Branner for the second conversation in our… Read more ▶

Daphne Hughes

July 28, 2023

We are so saddened to hear of the passing of Canadian Suzuki Violin Teacher Trainer, friend, and colleague to many, Daphne Hughes. Founder of the Suzuki String School of Guelph, a founding member of the Suzuki Association of Ontario, and… Read more ▶

2023 Annual General Meeting Recording

July 28, 2023

Thanks to all who attended this year’s Annual General Meeting! View the recording and download the PowerPoint Presentations at the link below! Watch the Recording! Download the Powerpoint (translations: [url=]Annual General Meeting Powerpoint[/url] [url=]Annual General Meeting—Fr[/url] [url=]Annual General Meeting—Esp[/url] [url=] Annual General Meeting—Port[/url] Read more ▶

Call for Proposals

July 12, 2023

In case you missed it in our last newsletter, our Call for Proposals page is now LIVE! Interested in submitting a proposal to the SAA’s 2024 Conference in March? Check out the call for proposals at the link below! Call… Read more ▶

Elections  Annual General Meeting

June 16, 2023

We’re delighted to share the Board of Directors election ballot! We have two wonderful candidates on the ballot and one position for election to the Board of Directors. The elected Director will serve a standard three-year term and be announced… Read more ▶

Work with us

June 16, 2023

We’re hiring! Join our team of staff members committed to realizing the vision of Dr. Suzuki! We are hiring two full-time remote roles and one part-time hybrid role (based in Boulder, CO)! Learn more at the links below! [url=]Community Engagement… Read more ▶

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