TERIs Grand Concert to Take Place Spring 2018

September 17, 2017

2018 is the 120th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki. On April 4 of this special year, TERI will hold the 54th Grand Concert. It has been nine years since the last Grand Concert took place. In 2011,… Read more ▶

Matsumoto Memoir  Mark Bjork

September 1, 2017 by Mark Bjork, Margaret Watts Romney

Our story starts in the 60’s, in Minnesota, when Mark Bjork was heading to an intriguing concert. He was going to see a tour group of very young Japanese children playing complex concertos brought to North America by Shinichi Suzuki. Welcome to this Matsumoto Memoir from Mark Bjork. Read more ▶

Student Events

July 18, 2017

SAA conferences provide numerous events designed for selected Suzuki students from across the Americas.  Conference student events offer unique observation experiences for participating teachers and great coaching and performing experiences for students.  Students may apply to participate in instrument-specific masterclasses… Read more ▶

Session Proposals

July 18, 2017

If you’ve already attended an SAA Conference, you know that one of the best things is the sharing of ideas over several days of well-planned sessions. Topics are varied, speakers are well-versed and dynamic, and handouts abound. Conferences give you… Read more ▶

Filosofa Suzuki at Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City

August 1, 2017 by Leslie Mizrahi

The “Introduction to the Filosofía Suzuki” course is usually a four-day course, which has been successfully offered all over Latin America for more than 30 years now. In March 2017, this course made history, for it was offered, for the first time in America, as part of the obligatory curriculum of a university career. Read more ▶

A Importncia das aulas em grupo

August 11, 2017 by Jennifer Burton

Olá! Meu nome é Jennifer Burton e hoje tenho prazer em falar com vocês sobre a importância das aulas em grupo. Vejo que existem seis coisas que eu realmente gosto nas aulas de grupo que são motivadoras para estudantes, pais e… Read more ▶

Toda criana  capaz realmente O que outras autoridades tm a dizer sobre os conceitos de Suzuki

August 11, 2017 by Michael Montgomery

Devido ao meu contato recente com o círculo Suzuki de ensino e aprendizagem, muitos de seus princípios são em alguma medida novos para mim. Curioso (e, às vezes, talvez um pouco cético) sobre vários aspectos de sua abordagem, pensei que… Read more ▶

Mil saudaes Deve ser brincadeira

August 11, 2017 by Barbara Balatero

Quando eu tenho um novo aluno de violoncelo, uma das primeiras tarefas que eu dou a ele é: fazer 1.000 saudações ou cumprimentos! Eu não permito que meus alunos colocem o arco na corda do violoncelo até que isso seja… Read more ▶

Can Every Parent

August 11, 2017 by Holly Blackwelder Carpenter

From the Video Series Parents As Partners Online 2015 A few weeks ago I received a text message from my brother (Suzuki parent with 3 children) It read “I know every child can, but I am not sure that this parent… Read more ▶

Volviendo a la bsico lo que todo profesor quiere saber Lucy Shaw

August 11, 2017 by Lucy Shaw

Soy Lucy Shaw y tengo un estudio Suzuki privado en las afueras de Seattle en el estado de Washington. Mi artículo de hoy se titula Volviendo a la básico, lo que todo profesor quiere saber. Recientemente empecé un nuevo estudio de… Read more ▶

Play It Again Sam  How to Implement Listening in Home Practice

August 11, 2017 by Jennifer Burton

From the Video Series, Parents As Partners Online 2015 Hi, I am Jenny Burton and I am going to talk about listening today. The name of my talk is “Play it Again Sam: How to Implement Listening in Home Practice.” There… Read more ▶

Crafting Constructive Positive Feedback

August 11, 2017 by Alexander Revoal

From the Video Series, Parents As Partners Online 2017 Consider the following scenario. You’ve been working on a research project at work for a while now and you present your findings to the department, including your supervisor, before you have to… Read more ▶

The Value of Repetition

August 11, 2017 by Susan Baer

From the Video Series, Parents as Partners Online 2011 Hi, my name is Sue Baer. Thank you for joining me today on this session, addressing The Value of Repetition. I believe that every child is capable of playing their instrument at… Read more ▶

A Thousand Bow Holds You Must Be Kidding

August 11, 2017 by Barbara Balatero

From the Video Series, Parents as Parnters Online 2016 When I have a new cello student, one of the first big assignments I give them is to make 1,000 good bow holds. I don’t allow my students to place the bow… Read more ▶

Back to Basics What Every Teacher Wants You to Know

August 11, 2017 by Lucy Shaw

From the video series Parents as Partners Online 2013. Welcome to the 2013 edition of PPO online. I am Lucy Shaw, and I run a private Suzuki studio just outside of Seattle in the state of Washington. My talk today is… Read more ▶

A Measure of Progress

August 11, 2017 by Susan Baer

From the video series Parents As Partners Online 2016 When we embark on a project as important as preparing our children for the role that music will play in their lives, it’s only natural that we concern ourselves with a host… Read more ▶

The Importance of Group Classes

August 11, 2017 by Jennifer Burton

From the video collection Parents As Partners Online 2012. Hi! My name is Jennifer Burton, and it’s my pleasure today to talk with you about the importance of Group Classes. I think there are about six things that I really… Read more ▶

La Va Rpida alxitoen su Viaje Suzuki Por Lee Hadden

August 11, 2017 by Lee Hadden

  Crecí como estudiante de viola con el método tradicional y tuve la fortuna de haber contado con una excelente maestra de clase mundial desde que tenía diez años hasta que me fui a la universidad a los diecisiete años.  Recuerdo que estaba sentado… Read more ▶

Creative Strategies for Effective Reviewa Survey of Favorite Activities from within the Suzuki Triangle

August 11, 2017 by Rafael Videira

From Parents as Partners Online 2016. Hello, my name is Rafael Videira, and I am a Suzuki viola and violin teacher. Today I would like to talk about ways to make reviewing the repertoire fun and effective. The activities I… Read more ▶

Mil tomas de arco Debes estar bromeando

August 11, 2017 by Barbara Balatero

Cuando tengo un estudiante de violonchelo, una de las primeras tareas que le asigno es lograr 1.000 tomas de arco correctas. No permito que los estudiantes pongan el arco en la cuerda hasta que dicha tarea esté lograda. Así que… Read more ▶

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