Argentina & Latin America

Novedades de Latinoamrica

December 20, 2012 by Fernando Pinero

La cafetería de la Escuela Newton y los restaurants de la zona de Miraflores en Lima, Perú, son de los mejores lugares para generar nuevas ideas y para aprender a través literalmente de horas de intercambio de ideas y de discusiones con grandes maestros que son invitados a los Festivales cada año. Read more ▶

Latin America Update News from Peru

May 1, 2012 by Caroline Fraser

News from Peru David Evenchick, cello teacher trainer from Canada, writes: Thanks to the Suzuki Association of Peru and the SAA I have had the honor and privilege of teaching in Latin America. As members of the Suzuki community we understand that… Read more ▶

Buffalo Suzuki Strings in Argentina A Musical Transformation

March 21, 2012 by Justice Namaste

I could not see the wand or wizards who must have been hiding nearby, but the spell that was cast was unmistakable. Somewhere in Argentina—or perhaps before we even left Buffalo—we were bewitched. We were transformed from a group of talented, well-trained, and dedicated Suzuki students into an ensemble of passionate musicians. Read more ▶

Flute Dreams Take Flight

October 14, 2010 by Kelly Williamson

The excellent quality and affordability of Di Zhao flutes have made dreams come true for a number of students in Latin America, and they are inspiring many others to see their own dreams as a real possibility. In the fall of… Read more ▶

Festival Internacional de Flauta Traversa Suzuki Patagonia Argentina Octubre 2009

November 18, 2009 by Mariana Emilia Capponi

Me gustaría en estas pequeñas líneas poder plasmar, aunque resulte muy difícil, la experiencia vivida en el Festival Internacional de Flauta Traversa Método Suzuki de la Patagonia Argentina, realizado en octubre pasado. Ante todo quiero dejar expresado mi agradecimiento a la… Read more ▶

El Programa de Voz Suzuki sigue creciendo en Latinoamrica

June 16, 2009 by Analia Paula Capponi-Savolainen

Estamos muy felices porque el Séptimo Encuentro Internacional de Voz Suzuki “Canciones para compartir” se realizó en Argentina del 2 al 8 de Enero de 2009. Ha sido maravilloso compartir la música, el canto y el amor como parte de un… Read more ▶

Suzuki Voice Program Continues to Grow in Latin America

June 16, 2009 by Analia Paula Capponi-Savolainen

We are very happy because the Seventh Suzuki Voice International Workshop “Songs for sharing” was held in Argentina, January 2-8, 2009. It was wonderful to share the music, the singing and the love in one same Spirit based in the… Read more ▶

Jornada de Flauta Traversa Suzuki in Argentina

May 22, 2009 by Mariana Emilia Capponi

I would like to publicly thank Prof. Laurel Ann Maurer for sharing—with me and my Suzuki flute students—a wonderful day of teaching and music in Argentina. Prof. Laurel Ann Maurer has shared generously with us her broad experience as a flutist… Read more ▶

The Rocky Mountain Strings Visit Argentina

May 10, 2009 by Ramona Stirling

“Would you ever bring this group to Argentina?” Ramona Stirling heard a voice behind her ask, at the 2006 SAA convention in Minneapolis. She turned to meet, for the first time, Fernando Piñero of Córdoba, soon to become the first… Read more ▶

First International Suzuki Festival in Patagonia

December 10, 2008 by Cristina Villafane

The Festival in Patagonia took place in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina, from the 10th to the 13th of September, 2008. 40 participants attended the course on Suzuki Philosophy given by the Scottish teacher Caroline Fraser from Perú. Three participants… Read more ▶

7th Songs for Sharing International Suzuki Voice Workshop

September 26, 2008

The 7th International Suzuki Voice Workshop will be held in Latin America for the first time, in La Plata Argentina, January 2-8, 2009. The workshop will include Voice Book 1 teacher training with Päivi Kukkamäki and Katrina Pezzimenti. The teacher… Read more ▶

V Suzuki Music Festival of Buenos Aires

October 22, 2007 by Kelly Williamson

The 5th Suzuki Music Festival of Buenos Aires took place from September 14th to 23rd, 2007. For the first time at the Buenos Aires festival, there were teacher workshops in flute, thanks in great part to the efforts of Fernando… Read more ▶

Four flutes donated to Latin American Suzuki flute projects

June 19, 2007

Two flutes went to Fernando Formigo’s Suzuki flute program in Patagonia, Argentina. Fernando has 40 students, 10 of whom do not own an instrument. Fernando has studied books 1-3 with David Gerry in Lima, Peru. He has also created a… Read more ▶

Proyecto Buenos Aires

February 1, 2006 by Robin Erickson

Frecuentemente en nuestras vidas plantamos una semilla sin saber si o cómo va crecer, esperando ver en ella prosperidad y belleza. Hacemos lo que sabemos para nutrirla atentamente y con paciencia, pero también hay cosas que debemos dejar libradas a… Read more ▶

Project Buenos Aires

February 1, 2006 by Robin Erickson

Frequently in our lives, we plant a seed not knowing if or how it will grow, hoping for bounty and beauty. We do what we know to nurture its growth, but must leave much to chance and contingency, and wait… Read more ▶

III Suzuki Festival Buenos Aires

February 1, 2006 by Tanya Carey

7th-18th October, 2005 28 Cello Teachers in Argentina! The first Suzuki cello teacher training course in Argentina was held in Buenos Aires from October 10-16 in beautiful spring weather. Twenty-seven cellists were enrolled: 25 in Book 1 and two in Book 9.… Read more ▶

The 3rd Latin American Teachers Conference

May 1, 2005 by Marilyn O'Boyle

This year Lima hosted the Third Latin American Suzuki Teachers Conference, directed by Roberta Centurion and Caroline Fraser. The growth and development of these Encuentros has also been phenomenal. The first Encuentro was held in 1999 and the second in… Read more ▶

Latin American Update

August 1, 2004 by Caroline Fraser

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Latin American Update

February 1, 2004 by Caroline Fraser

Compiled by Caroline Fraser Guanajuato, Mexico Etna Diemecke, attended the January 2003 Suzuki International Festival in Lima, Peru, as a scholarship recipient. She returned to Guanajuato, Mexico, determined to organize a similar event there and she did it! Thanks to the seeds… Read more ▶

Latin American Update

November 1, 2002 by Caroline Fraser

Caroline Fraser and Roberta Centurion, translators Despite the economic crisis which Latin America is experiencing, Suzuki programs continue to grow and flourish. Due to this crisis many places have had to cancel plans for offering teacher training courses, while other courses… Read more ▶

XVII International Suzuki Festival

August 1, 2002 by Caroline Fraser

The XVI Festival Suzuki, held in Lima, Peru, was a resounding success by all accounts. Teachers, students and parents left the festival full of energy, resolve, and renewed dedication. All were impressed by the spirit of friendship, cooperation and support… Read more ▶

Second Latin American Suzuki Teachers Conference

August 1, 2002 by Caroline Fraser

From Roberta Centurion, International Representative, Suzuki Association of Peru, SAA Latin American Liaison More than forty Suzuki Teachers from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Peru, Uruguay and the United States came together for the Second Latin American Suzuki Teachers’… Read more ▶

The XVI Suzuki International Festival

May 1, 2001 by Caroline Fraser

Translations by Marcial BF, Roberta Centurion, Grace Carvajal Mulatti In January of this year, the XVI Suzuki International Festival was held in Lima, Peru. A total of 83 teachers and 204 students attended. Teachers arrived from Bolivia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador,… Read more ▶

Latin American Update

February 1, 2001 by Caroline Fraser

In November I was notified of the passing of a pioneer of the Suzuki movement in Latin America, Dolores Olivia Soaje Bermann. I had met Mrs. Bermann personally at the International Suzuki Conference in Edmonton, Canada in 1985. Mrs. Bermann… Read more ▶

Latin American Update

November 1, 2000 by Caroline Fraser

Commitment to ongoing teacher training in Latin America This summer while teaching at some Institutes in the U.S., I made a plea for donations to help make it possible for the Suzuki Association of Peru to offer its annual Suzuki Festival… Read more ▶

First Latin American Teachers Conference

May 1, 1999 by Marilyn O'Boyle

Several months have passed since the first SAA conference of Latin American Suzuki teachers (also known as PEPSAL—Primer Encuentro de Profesores Suzuki de America Latina). Most of you probably saw the wonderful photos and read the words of many of… Read more ▶

First Latin American Conference PEPSAL

February 1, 1999 by Caroline Fraser

I am very happy to be able to share with you the following reports. They have been submitted by several representatives of Latin American countries which participated in the Primer Encuentro de Profesores Suzuki de America Latina, PEPSAL. Annika Petrozzi, Presidenta… Read more ▶

Latin American Update

November 1, 1998 by Caroline Fraser

Actualidades Latino Americanas Por Caroline Fraser Traduccion: A. Centurion y M. Blondet Roberta Centurion, Marilyn O’Boyle y yo tenemos el placer de anunciar 1Primer Encuentro de Profesores Suzuki de America Latina (PEPSAL), auspiciado por la Asociacion Suzuki de las Americas, que se realizara… Read more ▶

Latin American Update

May 1, 1998 by Caroline Fraser

Thanks to the Internet, I have been in communication with Liliana Arboleda, a Suzuki violin teacher from Cali, Colombia. She plays with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Cali, and attended Ithaca Suzuki Institute last summer. She plans to return this year… Read more ▶

Report from Latin America

February 1, 1998 by Marilyn O'Boyle

Festival and Association News The January ‘98 Suzuki Festival in Lima, Peru, brought together students and teachers of violin, cello, guitar, piano and recorder. The pace was intense for the teachers, many of whom taught eight to nine hours each day.… Read more ▶

Latin American Update

November 1, 1997 by Caroline Fraser

Profile of Suzuki programs in Latin America The table below is a compilation of information gathered from questionnaires sent to numerous Latin American Suzuki programs in May, 1997. The response was overwhelming! I am very grateful to all who participated in… Read more ▶

Adopt a Country

November 1, 1994 by Marilyn O'Boyle

A wonderful opportunity to experience the international aspect of Suzuki study in your local program or area association! As the SAA Liaison to Latin American Countries, I have talked to many SAA members who would like to be able to… Read more ▶

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