American Suzuki Journal 38.4

Cover picture by Fred Brasch

Published September 2010

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American Suzuki Journal 38.4

Features

Chopin Part 2: The Years of Traveling

Chopin Part 2: The Years of Traveling

Conference

2010: A True Team Effort!

The Talent Code: How to Dramatically Improve Virtually Any Skill

The Talent Code: How to Dramatically Improve Virtually Any Skill

Reflections on Chamber Music at the 2010 SAA Conference

Reflections on Chamber Music at the 2010 SAA Conference

More Chamber Music at the Conference!

More Chamber Music at the Conference!

General Session Summations

General Session Summations

Double Bass Plays Key Role at Conference

Double Bass Plays Key Role at Conference

Cello Teams Are Great at Sharing

Cello Teams Are Great at Sharing

Flutes from Two Continents Gather for Inspiration

Flutes from Two Continents Gather for Inspiration

A Gathering of Guitarists: Reflections on Guitar Events

A Gathering of Guitarists: Reflections on Guitar Events

New Ideas and Renewed Energy for Harpists

New Ideas and Renewed Energy for Harpists

A Weekend of Collaboration and Sharing

A Weekend of Collaboration and Sharing

Recorders Participate in a Variety of Sessions

Recorders Participate in a Variety of Sessions

Viola Teamwork in Action

Viola Teamwork in Action

SAA 13th Conference Violin Sessions

SAA 13th Conference Violin Sessions

The Tracks Were Packed With Ideas!

The Tracks Were Packed With Ideas!

Suzuki Early Childhood Education: True Teamwork

Suzuki Early Childhood Education: True Teamwork

Suzuki in the Schools Continues To Gain Support!

Suzuki in the Schools Continues To Gain Support!

International Ensembles Concert: Sunday Night Finale Event

SYOA: Seventh Successful Year

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the International Research Symposium on Talent Education

Creating Learning Community Awards 2010

On Saturday evening of the conference, the ballroom was hushed in anticipation for the announcement of the recipients of the Creating Learning Community Awards. Through the biennial CLC Awards Program the SAA is pleased to recognize and celebrate significant contributions by… Read more ▶

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Judi Gowe Bagnato: Long-time Advocate for the Suzuki Movement

The Creating Learning Community awards are designed to celebrate significant contributions by individuals or groups who have contributed to the support of Dr. Suzuki’s ideas and the Suzuki community. Judi Bagnato, a Music Education and Suzuki Editor at Alfred Music… Read more ▶

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William Kossler: Bringing Suzuki’s Ideas to Guitar in the Americas

It is my pleasure to share with you the work of William Kossler in bringing the experience of his Matsumoto Training to Suzuki Guitar in the Americas. Suzuki Teachers place high priority on Dr. Suzuki’s Philosophy. Those who worked with… Read more ▶

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Dorothy Jones: The Heart of Suzuki Early Childhood Education

Dorothy’s introduction to the Suzuki Method was in the winter of 1968/69 when daughters Beth and Sharon began Suzuki violin study. Dorothy soon learned about the developments in Suzuki Piano and embarked on her career as an instructor and trainer… Read more ▶

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Pam Brasch: Creating, Educating, and Organizing the Future of the SAA

Sometime in the early 1980s, I received a call saying a family was moving from Evanston, IL, to Boulder, CO. Would I teach their son Suzuki cello? Alas, it was at least an hour’s drive from Boulder to Lakewood—but at… Read more ▶

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Columns

Chair's Column

Looking back to Memorial Day weekend and the 14th SAA Conference, I feel like the luckiest person in the world to be able to have spent a holiday weekend learning and socializing with such amazing people. Although there were no… Read more ▶

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Our Daily Musical Environment

Our Daily Musical Environment

Teaching & Learning

Developing Ownership in Learning

Developing Ownership in Learning

On the Essential Values of Chamber Music

On the Essential Values of Chamber Music

The Importance of the Parent in the Suzuki Triangle: Helping the Suzuki Parent Catch the Vision

The Importance of the Parent in the Suzuki Triangle: Helping the Suzuki Parent Catch the Vision

How Instrumental Teachers and Chamber Music Coaches Can Create a New Paradigm of Teamwork

How Instrumental Teachers and Chamber Music Coaches Can Create a New Paradigm of Teamwork

Latin America

Musicalis Ars Suzuki: Una Experiencia con el Método Suzuki en Colombia

Musicalis Ars Suzuki: A Suzuki Method Experience in Colombia

News From Here & There

SAA Organizational News

SAA Organizational News

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SAA Board Experiences

Once Upon a Board...

Stories, Poems & Tributes

In Memoriam: Thomas Edmund Rolston

In Memoriam: Thomas Edmund Rolston