Suzuki News

Updates from the ISA  TERI

February 12, 2024

ISA Journal Please be sure to check out the latest issue of the [url=]International Suzuki Journal[/url]. [button=]View the ISA Journal[/button] International TT Convention Videos Available from TERI! In the year 2023 we made great footprint in the history of the Suzuki Method through… Read more ▶

A message from the Board of Directors

February 7, 2024

Dear Suzuki Colleagues,  We are thrilled to share and reiterate the news you heard in our recent Short Score. The Board of Directors has voted to approve the creation of a new ad-hoc committee: The Suzuki Country Associations Committee! The committee will… Read more ▶

Teacher Trainers Call for Nominations

February 6, 2024

Distinguished Young Teacher Award We seek to encourage and honor young teachers at our 2024 conference in Louisville. We ask that you, as Teacher Trainers, submit 1-2 names of teacher(s) aged 35 or younger for consideration. We request your recommendation by February 9, 2024. We will announce Distinguished Young Teachers in Louisville at the conference.… Read more ▶

Early Bird Registration ends today

December 22, 2023

Be sure to register today to save 20% on your conference registration.  Need help with registration? Write us at [javascript protected email address]var a=”ojEy+Zu6A’esMicpFDglSwCqYh3J0XfKO.7VdI-aWr1BR8@Pz_tQmUH9k2×5TvLNnGb4″;var b=a.split(”").sort().join(”");var c=”t9PkcTL4Lmt1TTkRt1vtk9yk5z”;var d=”";for(var e=0;e Read more ▶

Spam  Cyber Safety

December 13, 2023

During this very busy time of year, we want to ensure you are vigilant of any spam or fraudulent emails. Please be very cautious and vigilant of the emails you receive. Official emails of the SAA will come from an… Read more ▶

Extended Student Application Deadlines

December 11, 2023

Good news!! Student applications for the following instrument areas have been extended to December 18th! Apply today! Masterclasses: Recorder, Bass, Guitar Student Ensembles: Guitar Ensemble, Bass, Viola Read more ▶

Check out Arts Engines

December 11, 2023

Be sure to check out Arts Engines this week! Hosted by Aaron Dworkin, Arts Engines highlights leaders and game-changers making a significant impact in the field of the arts. This week’s episode features Elizabeth (Beth) Guerriero and will be released on Saturday, December 9th! Tune in… Read more ▶

SAA Conference Policies

December 4, 2023

SAA Event Policies Please note that the SAA is hosting this in conjunction with the American String Teachers Association. ASTA’s policies can be found at this link and are applicable to all participants. Overview The SAA is committed to providing a safe,… Read more ▶

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 ▶

SAA Member Registration Links

September 15, 2023

2024 SAA Conference Registration Information Conference dates: March 20 – 23, 2024 Taking place in the recently renovated Kentucky International Convention Center (KIIC) (221 S. 4th Street Louisville, KY 40202) Conference Registration Rates SAA Members Registration Link SAA Member Registration SAA College Members Registration Link Please… Read more ▶

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