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June 4, 2021

With much joy and enthusiasm, the International Suzuki Association’s Brass Committee and Alfred Music are proud to present *SuzukiTrumpet School, Volume 1*. It is the first Suzuki Method book for the brass instrument family! The recording artist for this first volume is Caleb Hudson from the Canadian Brass, accompanied by pianist Michael Schneider. Read more ▶

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June 3, 2021

Save the date! Annual Membership Meeting Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc. July 25, 8 PM EDT — News, presentations, and updates — Presented on Zoom by the SAA Board All members are encouraged to attend! Read more ▶

News from the Latin American Country Association Committee  May 2021

May 27, 2021

The Suzuki Latin American Associations Committee reports that at the meeting on May 21st had the presence of Bibiana Carvajal, former president of the Suzuki Association of Colombia, who shared her experience during the time she was in charge of… Read more ▶
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From the SAA Board of Directors May 25 2021

May 25, 2021

The Suzuki Association of the Americas Board is pausing in this moment to reflect on the killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 and the subsequent global social justice movements that emerged from that tragedy. The SAA acknowledges and reaffirms that Black Lives Matter. Our heart goes out to all those who have been victims of hatred and bigotry which deserves no place in our global community. The SAA Board and organization continues to listen, learn, and work towards building a more just society in which everyone is safe, where diverse voices are heard, treated with dignity, and celebrated. We affirm our resolve to contribute to more equitable structures and programs that support teachers and children on their journey to becoming all that they can be. Read more ▶

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 ▶

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For Members Only Read the current issue of the ASJ in full online. Read more ▶

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Minijournal 2021 Download

Minijournal 2021 Download

Here is the 2021 Minijournal. Read more ▶


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Learning Lab Invitation June 6th

May 17, 2021

Suzuki in the Schools Learning Labs The Suzuki in the Schools Committee would like to invite any teacher or person interested in Suzuki in the Schools to an introductory online Learning Lab on June 6th. This lab… 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 Latin American Country Associations Committee

April 30, 2021

The Latin American Association Committee is pleased to announce the new meeting on April 16th, in which it discussed important points for the good functioning of the associations and other working groups in different countries. We discussed matters related to:… Read more ▶
Translations:English | Español | Português

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 ▶

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 ▶

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