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Board Statement of Support for AAPI

March 21, 2021

We add our collective voices to the chorus decrying violent and passive expressions of hate directed towards Asian members of our American fabric. The Suzuki method and philosophy originated in Asia from the brilliance of founder Shinichi Suzuki, whose summative mantra was “Where love is deep, much can be accomplished.” We extend deepest sorrow in regard to the most recent exhibit of hate towards Asian Americans, and express solidarity with our SAA members, students, and family members of Asian descent. Our mission continues to be to develop beautiful hearts through beautiful tone, and to encourage intentional respect and deep love for each teacher, student, and parent engaged in this life-long process of becoming. We all have a part to contribute in building a more just society in which everyone is safe, and where diverse voices are heard, treated with respect and dignity, and celebrated. —3/19/2020 Read more ▶

SAA Board News May 13 2021

May 13, 2021

The Board takes seriously its commitment to transparency and communication with SAA membership. In an effort to act on this commitment, the Board announces that: Board meeting minutes are now available in pdf format online and will be uploaded on a… Read more ▶

SAA Board News May 13 2021

May 13, 2021

The Board takes seriously its commitment to transparency and communication with SAA membership. In an effort to act on this commitment, the Board announces that: Board meeting minutes are now available in pdf format online and will be uploaded on a… Read more ▶

Report from the Latin American Teacher Trainers Committee

April 30, 2021

In the Committee of Teachers Trainers we continue working to have a fluid communication between the SAA office, this committee and the committee of Suzuki Associations of Latin America (a group that brings… Read more ▶

News from the AMMS Mexican Suzuki Method Association

April 30, 2021

- Suzuki Teachers Orchestra AMMS 2021 The Mexican Association enthusiastically brings information about the first performance of the Suzuki Teachers’ Orchestra AMMS. The orchestra’s members are exclusively teachers who belong to Academies recognized by the Association. The project arose from the… Read more ▶

Red Promesa

April 30, 2021

The group of teachers from Latin America invites everyone to attend a wonderful concert to get to know the Suzuki Method in different countries. You can follow the event through the YouTube channel and enjoy music directly in your homes. When:… Read more ▶

Accordion enrichment course in Brazil

April 29, 2021

AMSBrasil (Suzuki Musical Association of Brazil) would like to express its joy at the offer of the “Suzuki Accordion Project” Enrichment course during the months of January to March 2021, with teacher Elena Enrico, from Italy. The lectures with her… Read more ▶

Canadians take the first step

April 29, 2021 by Gail Lange, Kathleen Schoen

Since the sad and distressful events of the summer of 2020 particularly in the U.S., the world has become awakened—or re-awakened to systemic racism—everywhere. There have been many manifestations of this re-awakening. Since the Confederation of Canada in 1967, Canadians… Read more ▶

Contacts for Latin American and Caribbean Countries

April 20, 2021

Contacts for Latin American and Caribbean Countries Read more ▶

Cherry Blossom Tree

April 9, 2021

View the SAA Cherry Tree Blossoms. Read more ▶

Institute Preview 2021

April 6, 2021

In case you missed it, here are the Previews for the upcoming summer institutes: Institute Preview: June 2021 Institute Preview: July 2021 Read more ▶

Report from Latin American Country Associations Committee

March 26, 2021

The Latin American Country Associations Committee is pleased to inform an important meeting that took place on March 19th. During the meeting, the discussions were related to the improvement of communication with the SAA, and the need to define some… Read more ▶

SAA Board News March 19 2021

March 19, 2021

Support Statement Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) condemns the continuing acts of violence against the Black and Asian communities. We denounce racism, hatred, and violence in any form and raise our voices as community leaders in support of our Black,… Read more ▶

Building the Foundation for a Lifetime Suzuki Method for Early Childhood Education

June 18, 2012 by Lynn McCall

A closer look at the Suzuki Early Childhood Education zero to 3-year-old class: how the Suzuki triangle is applied to this foundational program, how teachers see the growth and development of children through skill layering, and how we teach parents… Read more ▶

Parents as Partners Registration Now Open

January 27, 2021

Does this describe you? Are you a Suzuki Teacher looking for ways to grow in your teaching? Are you looking for ways to support the families in your program? Are you a Suzuki Parent who loves info on parenting communication, practicing… Read more ▶

Parents As Partners Registration

January 15, 2021

Parents As Partners Registration Read more ▶

William Starr Suzuki Pioneer

January 8, 2021

With great sadness, we are sharing the news that Mr. William Starr passed away on the evening of Saturday, December 26, at the age of 97. He died peacefully surrounded by singing, at home with his daughter Kathleen, his grandson… Read more ▶

A New Years Message for our Members from the ISA

January 8, 2021

This past year, 2020, proved the resilience, creativity and adaptability of Talent Education and Suzuki Method teachers and families around the world. Students continue to practice, lessons are taught, performances are posted online, teachers become Zoom masters, and Suzuki communities… Read more ▶

ISA Online JournalDecember 2020

January 8, 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of the ISA Journal. We’re pleased to bring you articles and photos about Talent Education activities from around the globe. In This Issue: Haukur Hanneson Retires as Honorary President of ESA ESA organizes and International Lesson Link… Read more ▶

Scholarship Opportunities

January 7, 2021

SAA continues to grow its scholarship offerings each year. Scholarships are designated primarily for unit course trainings (Units 1–10) online and in-person. A limited number of scholarships are also available to support Suzuki teacher training through long-term SAA-approved university programs.… Read more ▶

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