Celebrating Excellence 2009

December 3, 2009

Celebrating Excellence 2009 features musicians who began their careers as Suzuki students. This year’s collection features 11 performances—solos and ensembles—including violin, viola, cello, piano, guitar, and harp. We are grateful to these talented performers for sharing their artistry with Suzuki… Read more ▶

Going oncegoing twicesold

December 10, 2008 by Ruth Engle Larner

A silent auction fund-raiser was held at the 2008 SAA Conference, organized by the SAA’s Board of Directors. Many businesses and individuals graciously donated items and services to be auctioned. The variety ranged from instruments to software to jewelry to… Read more ▶

2008 Annual Fund

December 10, 2008

The SAA’s Annual Fund Campaign 2008 is quickly drawing to a close. Please take note that this year’s Annual Fund information with return pledge envelope will not arrive as a separate mailing but is still very important to the SAA.… Read more ▶

2008 Annual Fund Campaign  Holiday Gifts

November 11, 2008

The 2008 annual fund drive is now underway. The SAA depends on fund-raising efforts to achieve many of its goals, including the teacher scholarship program which aids teachers and teacher trainees in both North and South America. Won’t you join… Read more ▶

2008 Annual Fund Letter

November 10, 2008 by Diane Schroeder

Dear Friends, Some of the finest teaching in the Americas takes place in Suzuki schools and private studios, where the philosophy and methods of Dr. Suzuki are upheld. The Suzuki Association of the Americas was founded in 1972 to promote early… Read more ▶

2007 Annual Fund Campaign

December 31, 2007

The Board would like to thank those of you who have already remembered the SAA with a gift to our current campaign. We are also grateful to Gwendoline Thornblade for her support letter that formed the basis for this year’s… Read more ▶

2007 Annual Fund Campaign Appeal

November 11, 2007 by Gwendoline Thornblade

Dear Friends and Supporters of the SAA, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Suzuki Association of the Americas, I would like to enlist your support for the SAA’s 2007 Annual Fund. The Suzuki Association of the Americas is widely… Read more ▶

Why an Annual Fund

June 4, 2007 by Diane Schroeder

Why is an Annual Fund so important for the Suzuki Association of the Americas? Many of us realize that the SAA could not exist if it weren’t for regular Annual Fund gifts from members. However, there are still questions each… Read more ▶

Benefit the SAA through Giveline

May 1, 2007

The SAA is now an approved charity in the Giveline program. Giveline allows customers to purchase gifts and gift cards online while making a donation to the organization of their choice. Every purchase made generates a gift—on average 16%, with… Read more ▶

2006 Annual Fund Campaign

February 1, 2007

The SAA Board and Staff wish to thank all who have contributed to the Annual Fund Campaign in the past few months. This year’s campaign ends March 1. While donations are welcome and greatly appreciated throughout the year, your gifts… Read more ▶

2006 Annual Fund Campaign Appeal

November 11, 2006

Dear Suzuki Friend, You have an important role to play in the future of the Suzuki Association of the Americas. You are vital to the survival and expansion of a vision Dr. Suzuki created over 60 years ago. Once again this fall… Read more ▶

2006 Annual Fund

August 1, 2006

The SAA Board is pleased to report that FY’06 (August 1, 2005-July 31, 2006) was our most successful year ever in receiving charitable gifts from members and friends. In addition to the $31,000+ received specifically for Gulf Coast Relief, a… Read more ▶

Katrina Update

August 1, 2006

SAA teachers and families can be proud of the difference they are making in the lives of Gulf Coast Suzuki teachers, students and families who were victims of Katrina. A total of $31,349 was collected and distributed to Suzuki programs… Read more ▶

Celebrating Excellence 2005

November 22, 2005

Celebrating Excellence 2005 features musicians who began their careers as Suzuki students. Our thanks to these gracious and talented performers who were willing to share their artistry with Suzuki supporters and friends. What an inspiring tribute to the legacy Dr.… Read more ▶

2005 Annual Fund Drive

November 14, 2005

We’re excited to be able to offer a premium gift with this year’s Annual Fund Campaign! Donors of $75 or more will receive Celebrating Excellence, a very special CD of outstanding musical performances. The CD was created for the… Read more ▶

Suzuki Hurricane Relief Fund

October 25, 2005

Suzuki teachers, students and parents throughout the Americas reached out to those affected by the destruction of Hurricane Katrina and Rita. Thank you to everyone who contributed donations to the Suzuki Hurricane Relief Fund by holding Practice-A-Thons and Benefit Concerts.… Read more ▶

Hurricane Katrina Relief

October 19, 2005

The Suzuki Association of the Americas extends concern and prayers to those affected by the destruction of Hurricane Katrina. We have received many emails and phone calls regarding efforts underway to provide support for Suzuki families, teachers and schools. The… Read more ▶


June 21, 2005

Make A Difference The SAA is a charitable nonprofit organization serving over 8,000 members and over 200,000 students, parents, and other professionals. As tax-exempt 501-C3 organization, the SAA can accept charitable gifts so that we may add value to our programs… Read more ▶

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