Colombia

2012 A Festival that Continues Growing Up

May 1, 2012 by Angelica Villa

Under the slogan associated with music for a better world, in 2008, Colombia celebrated ten years of Suzuki Festivals. Since then, the organizing team has not stopped their joint efforts to continue making this wonderful experience possible. Today, in the… 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 ▶

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 ▶

Musicalis Ars Suzuki A Suzuki Method Experience in Colombia

September 21, 2010 by Eric Daniel Sanchez Mejia

Back in 2004, my sister, a Suzuki piano teacher, and I, began a project that changed totally our lives: We formed a small school of music named “Musicalis Ars Suzuki,” which has grown little by little. There we have… Read more ▶

Musicalis Ars Suzuki Una Experiencia con el Mtodo Suzuki en Colombia

September 21, 2010 by Eric Daniel Sanchez Mejia

En el año 2004, mi hermana, profesora Suzuki de Piano, y yo, empezamos un proyecto que cambió totalmente nuestras vidas: Formamos una pequeña escuela de música con el nombre “Musicalis Ars Suzuki”, que poco a poco ha ido creciendo. Allí tenemos… Read more ▶

Bogota Suzuki Festival  JuneJuly 2008

January 26, 2009 by Kelly Williamson

For the first time, flute training courses were offered at the Bogota Suzuki Festival this past June. Ten participants, all from Bogota, attended the Book 1 class. For the Book 2 class, three of these participants continued into the second… Read more ▶

Reflections on taking a Practicum

December 10, 2008 by Maria del Pilar Sarmiento

I would like to share with you my reflections on having taken the Piano Practicum which was offered as part of the 7th Suzuki Festival held in Bogotá in June, 2008. This practicum course was one of the most gratifying experiences… Read more ▶

Suzuki Festival Great things are happening

November 1, 2006 by Marilyn O'Boyle

It is amazing what can happen in a country when a whole team of violinists decides to work together for the happiness and growth of the children. I have been honored to be a part of this kind of work… Read more ▶

VII Suzuki Festival Bogota

February 1, 2006

June 20th-July 5th, 2005 Dilva Sanchez, Vice President, Suzuki Association of Colombia writes: The VII Suzuki Festival of Colombia ended and, as happens every year, we are left feeling satisfied after seeing new teachers taking courses and new students participating in the… Read more ▶

Informe sobre Estimulacion Temprana en Colombia

July 2, 2005 by Roxana Del Barco Herrera, Maria Luisa Del Rio

Arribamos a Colombia el día viernes 24 de junio para dar inicio al programa de capacitación de Estimulación Temprana Musical en los niveles I y II. Tuvimos la participación de 11 profesores en el curso 1 durante la mañana y 12… Read more ▶

Latin American Update

August 1, 2004 by Caroline Fraser

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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

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

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 ▶

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 ▶

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