Contest

2016 Minijournal Cover Contest Winners

June 12, 2016

Thank you to all the young artists who participated in the 2016 Minijournal Cover Design Contest! This year we received 37 entries, with categories of “Best of Show”, “Best Suzuki Name Design”, “Most Colorful”, “Best Cartoon”, “Most Fun”, “Best Abstract”,… Read more ▶

2015 Minijournal Cover Contest Winners

June 8, 2015

Thank you to all that participated in the 2015 Minijournal Cover Design Contest! This year we received a record high of 47 entries! New categories were added to acknowledge the fine work of so many young artists. You will… Read more ▶

2014 Minijournal Cover Contest Winners

April 18, 2014

A big thank you to everybody who participated in the 2014 Minijournal Cover Design Contest! You can get a free copy of the 2014 Minijournal if you attend an Institute this summer. Copies will be on sale online for 50 cents in… Read more ▶

Minijournal Cover Contest Winners for 2013

May 21, 2013

A big thank you to everybody who participated in the 2013 Minijournal Cover Design Contest! Read more ▶

Suzuki ENews 56 Leadership Retreat Board Ballot Summer Institutes Writing Contest

March 22, 2013

In this issue: Leadership Retreat Registration Vote on the Board Ballot by April 10 Summer Institutes: Auditions & Scholarships Student Writing Contest due April 1 Upcoming Events Join us May 23-26 at Deer Creek Lodge in Ohio for the SAA Leadership Retreat! SAA retreats provide participants an… Read more ▶

Suzuki ENews 55 Shaping Our Future Together Board Ballot Student Writing Contest

February 21, 2013

Shaping Our Future Together, Vote on the Board Ballot by April 10, Student Writing Contest, Summer Institutes Are Approaching!, Nurtured by Love New Translation, Leadership Retreat & Parents as Partners 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 ▶

2012 Minijournal Cover Winners

June 4, 2012

1st Place Winner Daniel Su, age 6 Lexington, KY Daniel has been studying piano one year with teacher Jennifer Brooke (J.B.) Taylor. 2nd Place Oliver Setiyadi, age 8 Broomfield, CO Oliver has been playing violin for four years. His drawing is titled “A World of Music.” 3rd Place Caera… Read more ▶

Suzuki ENews 37 Volunteer Spotlight Conference Deadlines Student Writing Contest Finalists Weekly News Email

September 14, 2011

In this issue: Volunteer Spotlight: Patricia & Michael Brown Conference Deadlines for Students and Sessions Weekly SAA News Emails Student Writing Contest Finalists Nurtured By Love Video DVD Upcoming Events 109 new members joined the SAA in August. Welcome! Volunteer Spotlight: Patricia & Michael Brown This month’s SAA Volunteer… Read more ▶

2011 Minijournal Cover Winners

June 7, 2011

1st Place Winner Joseph M. Evans, “Max”, age 14 Downers Grove, IL Max has been playing violin for 9 years and his teacher is Daina Volodka.2nd Place Caera Ozawa Burns, age 5 Sunnyvale, CA Caera plays cello with Barbara Wampner.3rd Place Simona Sulminas, age 5 1/2 Riverside, IL Simona… Read more ▶

Suzuki ENews 33 Conference 2012 Students Writing Contest Winners Volunteer Spotlight

May 20, 2011

134 new members joined the SAA in April. Welcome! In this issue: SAA Volunteer Spotlight: Jennifer Visick Suzuki Student Writing Contest Results American Suzuki Journal Call for Submissions Student 2012 Conference Opportunities SAA Volunteer Spotlight: Jennifer Visick This new Suzuki E-News feature will spotlight a different SAA… Read more ▶

Suzuki Student Writing Contest Results

May 18, 2011

Thank you to all who participated and entered the Suzuki Student Writing Contest. We received more than 50 entries, and each one was a joy to read. It’s magnificent to see some of the many talents of Suzuki students on… Read more ▶

Suzuki Student Writing Contest

March 25, 2011

The SAA would like your students’ nonfiction and poetry submissions for upcoming publications! Winning selections may appear in the SAA Minijournal, on the SAA website, or in other SAA publications. Entries are due April 15, 2011. Submissions may address, but are… Read more ▶

Suzuki ENews 31 Leadership Retreat Articles for Parents Writing Contest 2012 Conference Board Ballot

March 11, 2011

In this issue: Articles for Parents Leadership Retreat Registration Open Parents as Partners 2011 Acknowledgments Student Writing Contest 2012 SAA Conference: May 25-28 Music Teacher Email Scams Teacher Training Auditions Board Ballot Vote Due April 1st Ask the Experts #22 Upcoming SPA Courses Upcoming ECC Courses Articles for Parents We’ve pulled some of… Read more ▶

2011 Minijournal Cover Design Contest

December 21, 2010

Design the cover for next year’s Minijournal! Submissions are due by January 17, 2011. Criteria and Requirements Students who wish to enter their artwork must study with an SAA Teacher member. Students must be between 4 and 14 years of age. Material submitted must… Read more ▶

2010 Minijournal Cover Winners

July 19, 2010

1st Place Winner Sophia Abusamra, age 8 Rochester Hills, MI Sophia studies violin with Mark Mutter and piano with Gail Gebhart. 2nd Place Mary From, age 8 Bellingham, WA Mary’s violin teacher is Sandra Payton. 3rd Place Justin Ghofrany, age 8 Sertling, VA Justin studies violin with Mariam Gregorian and Davis… Read more ▶

Suzuki News 10 Training Registration Online Renewals Minijournal Cover Contest

June 19, 2009

New Online Training Registration System The teacher training course registration process has been moved online for Institutes this summer, and, if all goes well, will be implemented for all teacher training venues: workshops, apprenticeships, etc. What does this mean for teachers? Most of… Read more ▶

2009 Minijournal Cover Winners

June 1, 2009

1st Place Winner Mia Lei, age 8 Potomac Falls, VA Mia has studied violin with David Strom and Mariam Gregorian. 2nd Place Danika Kunimoto, age 12 Edmonton, AB Danika’s violin teacher is Bonnie Gregory. 3rd Place Abby Friesen-Johnson, age 12 Denver, CO Abby studies flute with Gail Seay. Honorable Mention Hannah Arnott, Age… Read more ▶

Essay Contest Winners

May 13, 2009

Lucky winners of the Essay Contest sponsored by Thomastik were Ann Montzka-Smelser and Hannah Frey. Congratulations to Ann and Hannah. They are receiving a set of strings from Thomastik. Their essays, both on the topic of “Tone” will be featured… Read more ▶

Suzuki News 8 Certificate of Achievement Conference 2010 Essay Contest

April 21, 2009

Certificate of AchievementThe Level 1 Certificate of Achievement application is now available online. Requirements include registered training in Books 1-4 plus Practicum, 3 years of SAA membership and Suzuki teaching experience, commitment to Aspirational Ethics Code, and video of teaching and… Read more ▶

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