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Board of Directors Updates

July 27, 2022

The Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors Nominating Committee Members: Edmund Sprunger, Bruce Walker, Ellen Kogut (ex-officio), Angelica Cortez (ex-officio), Kerri Williams, Chair. The Nominating Committee is responsible for recommending new Board members through a process of advertising and receiving nominations/applications for… Read more ▶

View the Recording of the Annual General Meeting

July 27, 2022

Thank you to those who were able to attend the Annual General Meeting on July 26th. We want to sincerely apologize for the technical issues we experienced, that limited the number of participants we could allow in the event. We… Read more ▶

Annual General Meeting 726

July 26, 2022

Annual General Meeting 7/26 The Annual General Meeting will be held this evening, Tuesday July 26 from 5-6:30p PT | 7-8:30p CT | 8-10:30p ET. This year’s Annual General Meeting will be hosted via Zoom, and done live. We hope to… Read more ▶

Community Gathering Notes from June 23 2022

July 15, 2022

English, Español, Português, Français English The June Community Gathering event took place on June 23, 2022. Executive Director Angelica Cortez led the event. The previous Community Gathering events centered around members, hearing the views, opinions, and questions from members, and getting acquainted with… Read more ▶

Community Gathering Notes from May 26 2022

June 15, 2022

English, Español, Português, Français English The fourth Community Gathering event took place on May 26, 2022, during the virtual We Are Suzuki event. Over 90 people registered. Executive Director Angelica Cortez led the event. We experimented with a new simultaneous translation software… Read more ▶

Minijournal 2022 Download

May 21, 2022

Here is the 2022 Minijournal. Read more ▶

Call for Nominations  Applications to the Board of Directors 2022

May 27, 2022

The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is seeking applications to the Board of Directors from active members. Members are invited to self nominate or nominate members of the greater music education community who might be interested in joining the… Read more ▶

Interviews with Violinist Augustin Hadelich and Pianist KuangHao Huang

May 23, 2022

Alfred Music, in cooperation with the International Suzuki Association, is pleased to announce the release of new recordings for the Suzuki Violin School Volumes 4-6. Two extraordinary artists, world-renowned violinist Augustine Hadelich, and pianist Kuang-Hao Huang, have… Read more ▶

Notes from the April 28 SAA Community Gathering English Espaol Portugus Franais

May 21, 2022

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SAA Community Guidelines English Espaol Portugus Franais

May 21, 2022

English: The Suzuki Association of the Americas is committed to creating inclusive, diverse, and generative spaces for its members. We are a community made up of members from several countries, many walks of life, and a wide set of perspectives and… Read more ▶

Memory and Music Part Two Applying research on memory in the music studio

May 21, 2022 by Meredith Connie

This article is part two in a series about memory and music. “We learn it to forget it” is a common mantra among music educators about music performance. Some people believe that performance is about letting what you’ve already learned take… Read more ▶

Now Online The SuzukiStarr Videos

May 16, 2022

The ISA is thrilled to announce the posting of this original video series, first recorded beginning in 1968. This series is a comprehensive collection of interviews with Dr. Suzuki explaining his ideas on Talent Education, and demonstrating… Read more ▶

Notes from the March 24 SAA Community Gathering

April 13, 2022

In Depth Answer: “Who exactly is on the SAA Communications Team?” This is like asking which instrument creates a symphony. Sometimes all the instruments play together, sometimes one section is highlighted, sometimes one instrument solos while the rest play a… Read more ▶

Upcoming Latin American Scholarship Deadline is April 1

March 28, 2022

Scholarships are designated primarily for unit course trainings (Units 1–10) both online and in person. The application process requires SAA membership, a video performance (as specified in the application), letters of recommendation, and a statement of need. Deadlines for Latin American scholarships are April 1st and October 15th. Read more ▶

Join Us March 24  Notes from the March 10 SAA Community Gathering

March 18, 2022

On March 10, 2022 the SAA held its first Community Gathering event. Over 60 people registered and attended. It was the first time many community members had seen each other’s faces and been in the same virtual space in months,… Read more ▶

Submit artwork for the 2022 Minijournal Cover Design Contest

March 9, 2022

Guidelines: Original cover design by a Suzuki student between the ages of 4 and 14. Suzuki or music-related subject matter preferred. Please do not send computer-generated artwork. One entry per child. Deadline extended to: April 1, 2022 Send to: SAA Cover Contest;… Read more ▶

The Doors Are Open

March 3, 2022

Welcome! We hope to see you at our monthly Community Gatherings with Executive Director Angelica Cortez: every Fourth Thursday at 9:00a PT, 12:00p ET. Read more ▶

Meet the new Executive Director

February 24, 2022 by Angelica Cortez

Hello from my first month in office! I am so grateful to have received several messages from our members, welcoming me, and offering insights and hopes for the future of our organization. Over the coming months, there will be more… Read more ▶
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Suzuki Violin Recordings for Volumes 46 Featuring Violinist Augustin Hadelich

February 23, 2022

The International Suzuki Association, in conjunction with Alfred Music, is pleased to announce the highly anticipated recordings of the Suzuki Violin School, Volumes 4–6 by internationally renowned violinist Augustin Hadelich in collaboration with pianist Kuang-Hao Huang. Read more ▶

An Exciting Update from the ISA Viola Committee

February 8, 2022

Use the link below to access this new resource list of repertoire gathered and collated by the ISA Violin Committee. Many thanks to the viola teachers around the globe that assisted in this project. Suggested Supplementary Viola Repertoire List Books 6, 7, 8, 9 Read more ▶

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