Suzuki News

A Collection of Articles for Parents

August 11, 2017

A collection of articles, video transcripts, and podcasts to nurture Suzuki music education. Read more ▶

GivingTuesday

November 27, 2018

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We, the Board members of the Suzuki Association of the Americas, are very grateful for all the gifts that music, the Suzuki Method, and childhood music education have brought to our lives. We… Read more ▶

Parents as Partners Registration now open

November 14, 2018

Does this describe you? Are you a Suzuki Teacher who loves to hone your craft? Are you a Suzuki Parent who loves info on parenting communication, practicing games, or raising a “good citizen?” Then Parents as Partners Online 2019 is for… Read more ▶

Parents As Partners Registration

November 5, 2018

Registration for Parents as Partners 2019 is now open. Get in now to per-register. Read more ▶

Jogos de Prtica

November 6, 2018 by Kathleen Schoen

Practice Games for Families/ Jogos de Prática para Famílias Read more ▶

Jogos de Prtica

November 6, 2018 by Kathleen Schoen

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Tocar com propriedade

November 6, 2018 by Edward Kreitman

“Ownership” O que motiva as crianças a tocarem um instrumento musical Fazer com que as crianças queira por elas próprias estudar e dominar uma peça, faz parte de um quadro muito maior do que simplesmente querer que eles dominem uma… Read more ▶

A medida do progresso

November 6, 2018 by Susan Baer

Da serie de videos Pais como parceiros 2016 Quando embarcamos em um projeto tão importante quanto o papel que a musica terá na vida deles, é muito comum ficarmos preocupados se seremos capazes. Uma vez que nossos principais decisões foram tomadas… Read more ▶

Practicing Can Be Hard  Season 2 Episode 3

August 1, 2018 by Brittany Gardner, Jessica Lahey, Margaret Watts Romney

Music practice has its highs and lows. Sometimes we reach a state of bliss and flow as we find the perfect balance of competence, challenge, and creativity with our instrument. Or, sometimes we can feel like Sisyphus; over and over… Read more ▶

First Suzuki Convention of the Americas May 15 2019 Cancun Mexico

June 18, 2018 by Leslie Mizrahi

Connecting two continents through one dream: Dr. Shinichi Suzuki’s vision and philosophy. Showing the world that we can erase boundaries, when it comes to children and music we all speak one same language: the language of the heart. This convention was created… Read more ▶

Additional Recordings for the Suzuki Violin School

September 13, 2018

from the SAA Violin Committee Establishing a rich musical environment through listening is a cornerstone of the Suzuki approach and an all-important component of the “Language Learning Analogy.” Listening repetitively to fine performances creates a palette of musical concepts and ideas… Read more ▶

Happy Birthday Dr Suzuki

October 3, 2018

Happy Birthday, Sensei! Click here to see why friends and colleagues give to the SAA, year after year. On October 17, 2018, we commemorate Dr. Suzuki’s 120th birthday and remember the extraordinary man at the heart of our Suzuki world. Please join us… Read more ▶

Select Conference Videos from 2018

September 25, 2018

The 2018 SAA Conference was a huge success. Thank you to all presenters, participants, and organizers! Here are a few videos to give you a flavor or a reminder of the weekend. Koen Rens’ masterful keynote speech, “Suzuki Music Education: The Power… Read more ▶

I Get to Bring Them In  Season 2 Episode 4

September 13, 2018 by Clara Hardie, Mark Mutter, Ashley Nelson, Margaret Watts Romney

What is community? How do you find it? Join it? Build it? It’s more than just showing up to a bake sale with brownies from a box, then taking off (though I’ve done this many times). Is it bowling clubs… Read more ▶

Costa Rica Students in Chicago

August 21, 2018

Eight Costa Rican Suzuki students and their families (21 total!) traveled to the Chicago Suzuki Institute in Deerfield, IL, this past June. What a great boost to the Book 1 and 2 classes and the beginning orchestra! Photos courtesy of Rosella… Read more ▶

Book One Has Become More Alive for Me The Revisiting Unit One Course

August 15, 2018 by Margaret Watts Romney

We all need a boost sometimes. For some teachers, repeating an entire beginning training course (though very worthwhile!) feels like not quite the boost they were looking for. Enter Revisiting Unit One, a course designed for experienced teachers who are… Read more ▶

Talking Together  On Sale Now

July 31, 2018

Talking Together: Getting Beyond Polarization Through Civil Dialogue: Getting Beyond Polarization Through Civil Dialogue From our 2018 SAA Conference keynote speaker, Kay Collier McLaughlin, this book is resource guide of theories translated into exercises people can practice to develop the skills… Read more ▶

Alfred Music Product Update News  July 2018

July 19, 2018

Here is an update to the book list from Alfred Music for July 2018: Alfred Music Product Update News PDF Read more ▶

Play with Others and Fast Track Your Progress

July 10, 2018 by Melanie Doderai

When signing up for music lessons, students can expect to attend a weekly lesson, to practice regularly at home and to repeat this process every week. Knowing that this requires many hours of commitment, new families often ask why I… Read more ▶

2018 Minijournal Cover Contest

May 1, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Minijournal Cover Design Contest! Cover Design Best of Show Ages 4-6 Best of Show Ages 7-10 Best of Show Ages 11-14 Staff Favorite Honorable Mention Honorable Mention Read more ▶

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