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Community Gathering Notes from June 23 2022

July 15, 2022

English, Español, Português, Français English The June Community Gathering event took place on June 23, 2022. Executive Director Angelica Cortez led the event. The previous Community Gathering events centered around members, hearing the views, opinions, and questions from members, and getting acquainted with… Read more ▶

Community Gathering Notes from May 26 2022

June 15, 2022

English, Español, Português, Français English The fourth Community Gathering event took place on May 26, 2022, during the virtual We Are Suzuki event. Over 90 people registered. Executive Director Angelica Cortez led the event. We experimented with a new simultaneous translation software… Read more ▶

Notes from the April 28 SAA Community Gathering English Espaol Portugus Franais

May 21, 2022

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SAA Community Guidelines English Espaol Portugus Franais

May 21, 2022

English: The Suzuki Association of the Americas is committed to creating inclusive, diverse, and generative spaces for its members. We are a community made up of members from several countries, many walks of life, and a wide set of perspectives and… Read more ▶

Notes from the March 24 SAA Community Gathering

April 13, 2022

In Depth Answer: “Who exactly is on the SAA Communications Team?” This is like asking which instrument creates a symphony. Sometimes all the instruments play together, sometimes one section is highlighted, sometimes one instrument solos while the rest play a… Read more ▶

Join Us March 24  Notes from the March 10 SAA Community Gathering

March 18, 2022

On March 10, 2022 the SAA held its first Community Gathering event. Over 60 people registered and attended. It was the first time many community members had seen each other’s faces and been in the same virtual space in months,… Read more ▶

Making Online Lessons Work with Preschool Students Tips from our community

May 8, 2020 by Christine Goodner

Teaching preschool-aged students has presented a unique challenge during this time of online lessons. Of all the age groups I teach, online lessons are the hardest for many of my students in this age range. I have had to be… Read more ▶

What is making online lessons work for you Tips from our community

May 8, 2020 by Christine Goodner

As we have all been responding to COVID-19 and lessons have moved online, we are so grateful to our wonderful Suzuki community for supporting each other through the process. A big thank you to all the parents and teachers being… Read more ▶

I Get to Bring Them In  Season 2 Episode 4

September 13, 2018 by Clara Hardie, Mark Mutter, Ashley Nelson, Margaret Watts Romney

What is community? How do you find it? Join it? Build it? It’s more than just showing up to a bake sale with brownies from a box, then taking off (though I’ve done this many times). Is it bowling clubs… Read more ▶

Greater Than We Would Be on Our Own  Season 2 Episode 2

June 17, 2018 by Daniela Gongora, Gail Johansen, Margaret Watts Romney

Margaret Watts Romney: Gail Johansen and Daniela Gongora are both violinists and teachers, but they’ve made music in vastly different areas. Gail Johansen lives in Fairbanks, Alaska… Gail Johansen: Right now since it is almost the winter solstice, we have less… Read more ▶

Updates from the Suzuki Community in Puerto RicoAnd the 2018 Asociacin Suzuki de Violin de Puerto Rico Workshop

March 9, 2018 by Marta Hernandez, Irene Mitchell

Many members of the SAA have been in close contact with Suzuki teacher colleagues in Puerto Rico since the devastating hurricane in September 2017, providing moral and monetary support.[i] Despite formidable odds against them, the Asociación Suzuki de Violin de… Read more ▶

Power of Community

October 16, 2011

Support the Power of Community To donate by check, please make checks out to “Suzuki Association of the Americas”, and put “Power of Community” on the memo line. PO Box 17310, Boulder CO 80308 The “Power of Community” is a week-long campaign… Read more ▶

Suzuki Community Mourns the Loss of Leader and Mentor John Kendall

March 25, 2011

John D. Kendall August 30, 1917 – January 6, 2011 John Kendall, 93, a violin pedagogue widely known for his role in introducing the Suzuki method of music education in the United States, died at Arbor Hospice in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on… Read more ▶

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