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Reaching Out

April 17, 2014 by Ellen Kogut

Every two years, hundreds of Suzuki teachers descend upon the Minneapolis Hilton for the Suzuki Association of the Americas Conference. The Conference offers presentations, workshops, masterclasses, and performances, as well as the incredible opportunity to connect with colleagues from all… Read more ▶

Learn Celebrate Empower Connect with Your Community at the 2014 Conference

March 18, 2014 by Daina Volodka Staggs

We have a unique opportunity at the biennial SAA conferences to come together to learn, celebrate, and improve our teaching and ourselves through the power of Dr. Suzuki’s vision of educating children… Read more ▶

Why Support the Latin American Suzuki Ensemble

February 1, 2014 by Rolando Freitag, Mary Halverson Waldo

Help us realize Dr. Suzuki's vision of developing understanding, tolerance, and world peace through the joy of music. Read more ▶

Conference 2014 Planning It039s Never Too Early

February 14, 2014 by Libby Felts

We share some tips from seasoned conference goers on early-stage planning for an SAA conference. Read more ▶

Whats what The Latin American Suzuki Ensemble and Suzuki Americas 2014

December 16, 2013 by Libby Felts

The Latin American Suzuki Ensemble and Suzuki Americas 2014 are two incredible student events scheduled for the 2014 Conference. Read on to find out more about them. Read more ▶

Recollections My First Conference

November 15, 2013 by Libby Felts

Some members of the 2014 SAA Conference planning team shared their recollections of their first conference experience. Have a memory to share? Tell us in the comments. Read more ▶

Did you know Suzuki Method Recordings and Digital Downloads

November 14, 2013 by Libby Felts

Wondering what’s going on with digital downloads? Read on. Read more ▶

Leadership in the Suzuki Community through Empowering Others Leadership Retreat Recap

June 19, 2013 by Marilyn Kesler

How can we lead in our Suzuki communities by empowering others? Read more ▶

From Pilsen to Matsumoto The Trip of a Lifetime for Merit Students

June 12, 2013 by Libby Felts

A reminder of something that makes the Suzuki method extraordinary: its power to cross cultural and geopolitical boundaries to bring together people who share the common bond of creating beautiful music Read more ▶

Tips for Managing a Successful Studio Leadership Retreat Recap

June 6, 2013 by Sally Gross, Carrie Walsh Erdely

Studio management tips, from recruiting to building community and more! Read more ▶

Active Communication within the Suzuki Studio Leadership Retreat Recap

May 30, 2013 by Heidi Curatolo, Christie Felsing

How do you encourage active communication in your studio? Among parents? Among students? Supporting colleagues? Read more ▶

Using Technology in Your Program Leadership Retreat Recap

May 29, 2013 by David Madsen

What tech tools do you use in your Suzuki program? How do you address these or other concerns? Read more ▶

Guest Blog Final Thoughts from the 16th World Convention

April 9, 2013 by Edward Kreitman

See Ed’s previous updates from the Convention, and more from Matusumoto. March 31—Sunday Today is the last day of the conference, and we begin with a slightly shortened version of our morning group class. After lunch, we are all assembled in… Read more ▶

Guest Blog Thursday and Friday at the 16th World Convention

March 30, 2013 by Edward Kreitman

Ed Kreitman reports from Matsumoto on Thursday’s and Friday’s activities. Read more ▶

Guest Blog More from the 16th Suzuki Method World Convention

March 29, 2013 by Jennifer Visick

Suzuki teacher Jennifer Visick blogs from Matsumoto. Read more ▶

Guest Blog Live from the 16th Suzuki Method World Convention

March 28, 2013 by Edward Kreitman

Live from the 16th Suzuki Method World Convention, guest blogger Ed Kreitman reports on the experience so far. Read more ▶

Gearing Up for Institute Season

March 25, 2013

Are you attending an institute? What’s your best advice for a first-time family? Read more ▶

An Overture

March 19, 2013

We’ve entered the blogosphere! Check it out, and let us know in the comments: what kinds of posts would you like to read? Read more ▶

From Pilsen to Matsumoto Members of Merit School of Musics SuzukiAlegre Strings Ensemble tune up for 16th Suzuki Method World Convention

March 18, 2013

Eighteen talented Chicago youngsters, all students in Merit School of Music’s Suzuki-Alegre Strings program, will soon check their suitcases and string instruments and board a flight to Japan to represent Chicago at the 16th Suzuki Method World Convention, March 27-31, 2013. Read more ▶

2013 Suzuki Student Writing Contest

February 20, 2013

Polish up your best poetry and nonfiction essays and send them our way. We want to see your many talents! Winning pieces will be published on the SAA website, in the Minijournal, or in other publications. Read more ▶

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