Sanford Reuning

Sanford Reuning

Sandy Reuning is the retired director of Ithaca Talent Education and also a retired adjunct professor at the School of Music, Ithaca College. He was coordinator of the master’s program in Suzuki pedagogy and director of the Suzuki institute. Sandy is a past president and board member of SAA and currently serves on the violin committee. Sandy and Joan’s association with the Suzuki movement began in 1964 after hearing the Japanese Tour Group in Philadelphia, and their students were used for demonstration by Dr. Suzuki at workshops at the Eastman School of Music and Syracuse University between 1966 and 1969. In 1974 they went to Japan and studied with Suzuki, and Sandy has made numerous return trips. Sandy was on the faculty for the 1978 International Suzuki Conference in San Francisco and the 1999 conference in Matsumoto. He was director of the Friendship Concerts of 100 Japanese and 100 American students in 1987 and chairman of the 1981 International Conference in Amherst, MA. Sandy has taught at worksh

How Suzuki Moved Music Education Reflections from SAA Trailblazers

How Suzuki Moved Music Education: Reflections from SAA Trailblazers

We asked some Suzuki trailblazers to reflect on what impact the method had on music education in the last 50 years and how the method has developed. We are grateful for the role so many community members had in making… Read more ▶

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Creating Learning Community Awards Mary Cay Neal

Creating Learning Community Awards: Mary Cay Neal

New Violin Books and Recordings

August 1, 2008 by Ronda Cole, Lorraine Fink, Karen-Michele Kimmett, Allen Lieb, Doris Preucil, Sanford Reuning

The SAA Violin Committee presents a comprehensive overview of the newly published Suzuki Violin School Volumes 1, 2 and 3 and their recordings. The committee outlines the history and mechanics of the revision process, and the procedure for the compilation,… Read more ▶

Connecting Generations

Connecting Generations

From the Presidents Desk

From the President’s Desk

Message From the President

Message From the President


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