Suzuki News

Website Upgrade

July 11, 2024

Members of the SAA:  We are SO thrilled to share with you our new website, which has been in development for over a year. The new website will go live in the next couple of weeks, and we want to help… Read more ▶

Membership Fees Update

June 26, 2024

The Suzuki Association of the Americas is proud to offer members:  A brand new partnership with Alfred Music, Fons, and MakeMusic Cloud! Expansion & continuation of Dr. Suzuki’s legacy, and the Suzuki Method Professional development opportunities Conferences, leadership summits, and online events Scholarships for Teacher… Read more ▶

New SAA Partnership

June 26, 2024

The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is proud to announce a new partnership with Alfred Music, Fons, and MakeMusic Cloud. This collaboration brings forth exclusive membership-only offers designed to meet all your studio needs, including access to discounted core learning materials, flexible studio management software, and an… Read more ▶

Check out our 2024 Impact Report

June 25, 2024

We are excited to share our 2024 Impact Report! Thank you to ALL of our community members for making this year so special! Read more ▶

American Viola Society

May 31, 2024

We have a wonderful offer from our colleagues at the American Viola Society! Use the code in the Graphic for $25 off of your registration. Please note - online registration closes June 5, 2024. You can register onsite at Colburn after that… Read more ▶

New Publication in the ISA Online Archive Memories of Matsumoto from Suzuki Graduates and Pioneers

June 4, 2024

The ISA commissioned TERI Violin Graduate and SAA Teacher-Trainer Amanda Schubert the daunting task of collecting and creating a permanent archive of written memories and photos from Suzuki teachers around the world who were fortunate to attend and graduate from… Read more ▶

Listen to Kenji LpezAlt

May 28, 2024

In an interview on the Speaking Soundly podcast violinist, chef, and best-selling author Kenji López-Alt talks fondly about his early musical experiences with the Suzuki Method. Here is a short excerpt: “I find the Suzuki method to be pretty special. It teaches you to appreciate… Read more ▶

Announcing the Addition of Explanatory Graphs to the Kendall Teaching Videos Archive

May 28, 2024

The ISA is indebted to Dr. Brian Buckstead for permitting his research on the teaching techniques of Suzuki Method pioneer John Kendall to be posted on this website. His illustrations provide a valuable visual resource to the aural presentation in… Read more ▶

Join the Greater Philadelphia Suzuki Associations Annual General Meeting

May 17, 2024

Join the Greater Philadelphia Suzuki Association for a day filled with exciting presentations, networking opportunities, and insightful discussions. The event will be held in person, allowing you to connect with fellow professionals face-to-face. There is also opportunity to connect via… Read more ▶

ISA Violin Committee Update

May 15, 2024

View the report to the world-wide community of Suzuki Violin teachers containing the latest news on the International Edition of the Suzuki Violin School. Read more ▶

Suzuki Audio Downloads

May 10, 2024

Did you know you can download the Suzuki recordings? Read more ▶

El Sistema USA National Symposium

May 9, 2024

Interested in learning more about El Sistema USA? Now’s your chance! Read more ▶

We are Suzuki 2024

May 2, 2024

Join us for a 2 day virtual event! Read more ▶

NAfME Webinar Featuring the Suzuki Method

April 19, 2024

NAfME is hosting members of the SAA for a session about the Suzuki Method! Learn more and Register at the link below! About NAfME Sessions: NAfME presents this live virtual event at no charge to all as a service to… Read more ▶

Welcome Dalanie Harris

April 19, 2024

Join us in welcoming Dalanie Harris, the SAA’s newest team member! Dalanie Harris will serve as the SAA’s Marketing & Event Manager. In this role, Dalanie is responsible for the SAA’s small- and large-scale events, marketing (website, social media, and… Read more ▶

2025 Leadership Summit

April 16, 2024

THURSDAY, MARCH 20—SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 2025 AT THE HYATT REGENCY, ATLANTA, GA Leadership Summits are open to members of the SAA, who are either active leaders in our community (Teacher Trainers, Institute Directors, Chapter Leaders, Festival Directors, Country Association Leaders, and Board Members),… Read more ▶

60th Anniversary of Dr Suzukis First Japanese Tour Group

April 15, 2024

To all members of the SAA. Spring 2025 marks the 60th anniversary of the very first Japanese Tour Group Dr. Suzuki brought to the USA. The ISA is marking that anniversary by launching a project to collect any/all documents, programs, photos,… Read more ▶

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 ▶

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