American Suzuki Journal 42.4

Cover picture by Andreas Bueschel

Published August 2014

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American Suzuki Journal 42.4

Features

Interview: Laurel Trainor, SAA Honorary Board Member

Dr. Laurel Trainor is a professor in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour at McMaster University, a research scientist at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Hospital, Toronto, and the director of the McMaster Institute for Music and the… Read more ▶

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Conference

A Thousand Hearts and Hands

At the 2014 SAA Conference, children from all over the Americas joined together in a celebration of music and commonality. This is a story of gratitude to the many individuals who made it possible. Read more ▶

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Suzuki Americas 2014 Wrap-Up

Suzuki Americas 2014 Wrap-Up

Creating Learning Community Award: Sharing the Sounds of Success with the Greater Guitar Community

Guitarists were proud to honor David Madsen with a Creating Learning Community Award at the 2014 SAA Biennial Conference. David was selected for the award because of his generosity. He has served on the SAA Board of Directors, is a… Read more ▶

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Creating Learning Community Award: A Celebration of the Starrs

Bill and Connie Starr were the focus of a surprise celebration for Bill’s ninety-first birthday on the evening of May 23 in Minneapolis. Students of Boulder Suzuki Strings, the Suzuki program founded by Bill Starr thirty-two years ago, remained on… Read more ▶

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16th Biennial Conference Wrap-Up

16th Biennial Conference Wrap-Up

Bass Area a Huge Success in 2014

Bass Area a Huge Success in 2014

Diverse Cello Sessions at the 16th Conference

Diverse Cello Sessions at the 16th Conference

Suzuki Early Childhood Education Sessions Model Nurturing by Love

Suzuki Early Childhood Education Sessions Model Nurturing by Love

Flute Sessions Inspire at 16th Conference

Flute Sessions Inspire at 16th Conference

Engaging and Thought-Provoking Guitar Sessions

Engaging and Thought-Provoking Guitar Sessions

Fostering Connection in the Suzuki Harp Community

Fostering Connection in the Suzuki Harp Community

The Twelfth International Research Symposium on Talent Education: Empathy, Innovation, and Musicianship

The Twelfth International Research Symposium on Talent Education: Empathy, Innovation, and Musicianship

Piano at the Conference

Piano at the Conference

Dynamic Recorder Sessions at the Conference

Dynamic Recorder Sessions at the Conference

Making Friends and Music: Suzuki Voice at the Conference

Making Friends and Music: Suzuki Voice at the Conference

Viola Conference Events: Collaboration and Community

Viola Conference Events: Collaboration and Community

Violin at the Conference

Violin at the Conference

Interview: Alex VanBibber

Interview: Alex VanBibber

Boulder Suzuki Strings in Minneapolis

Boulder Suzuki Strings in Minneapolis

Reflections from a BSS Chaperone

Reflections from a BSS Chaperone

My Reflections on Minneapolis and the SAA Conference

My Reflections on Minneapolis and the SAA Conference

Doris and Bill Preucil: Inspiring a Musical Vision

On Sunday, May 25, at the 2014 Suzuki Association of the Americas Conference in Minneapolis, the Preucils were recognized for their contribution to the Suzuki world at large. This special tribute, titled “Doris and Bill Preucil: Inspiring a Musical Vision,”… Read more ▶

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The Sound of Community: SAA 16th Conference Keynote

Perhaps some of you have experienced the following situation: when a three- or four-year-old student comes to our studio, she and her mother frequently believe we are Heifetz or Perlman, Dorothy DeLay or Josef Gingold, or one of them .… Read more ▶

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Columns

Chair's Column

The 2014 summer has been wonderful. For me, it has included Suzuki Summer Institutes, meeting new colleagues, a less rigorous teaching schedule, an extended holiday to see family members, and a trip to the beautiful northwest portion of the United… Read more ▶

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Every Person Can (Period!)

Every Person Can (Period!)

A Seasonal Check-Up for Suzuki Teachers

A Seasonal Check-Up for Suzuki Teachers

In Their Own Time

The hallway conversations between parents before and after class always intrigue me. Often, after class has ended and the teachers are writing their comments in the students’ baby class journals, bits of the conversations float into the room. “Is she… Read more ▶

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Nurturing Parents: Ethics Part 4

Nurturing Parents: Ethics Part 4

Teaching & Learning

Metamorphosis from Student into Artist Teacher: Part I: Transitioning Smoothly from a Degree into the Workforce

Metamorphosis from Student into Artist Teacher: Part I: Transitioning Smoothly from a Degree into the Workforce

Encouraging Successful Performance for Children in a House of Worship, From a Suzuki Parent who is a Pastor

Encouraging Successful Performance for Children in a House of Worship, From a Suzuki Parent who is a Pastor

Educating the Parents of Tomorrow

Educating the Parents of Tomorrow

Latin America

Building a Suzuki Orchestra

Building a Suzuki Orchestra