Honorary Board

Interview with Bob Duke Honorary Board Member

November 1, 2014 by Pat D'Ercole

Robert Duke is the Marlene and Morton Meyerson Centennial Professor and Head of Music and Human Learning at The University of Texas at Austin, where he is University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Elizabeth Shatto Massey Distinguished Fellow in Teacher Education, and… Read more ▶

Interview Laurel Trainor SAA Honorary Board Member

August 15, 2014 by David Gerry

Dr. Laurel Trainor is a professor in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour at McMaster University, a research scientist at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Hospital, Toronto, and the director of the McMaster Institute for Music and the… Read more ▶

In Memoriam Janos Starker July 5 1924  April 28 2013

April 30, 2013

Janos Starker, master cellist, educator, and member of the SAA Honorary Board of Directors, died Sunday in Bloomington, Indiana, at age 88. In addition to serving on the Honorary Board, Mr. Starker was a guest at the first SAA Conference,… Read more ▶

2012 Annual Membership Meeting

July 13, 2012

Certificate of Achievement Congratulations to the 2012 Certificate of Achievement Recipients: Gloria Apellaniz, piano, Colorado Daniel Gee, violin, Texas Jessica Meyer, violin, Connecticut Amy Matherly, violin, Massachusetts The SAA Certificate of Achievement recognizes teachers with a commitment to life‐long learning and self‐improvement. Check your training profile to… Read more ▶

New SAA Honorary Board Member Jeanne Baxtresser

October 8, 2008 by Gail Lange

The Board of the SAA is pleased to announce that Jeanne Baxtresser, flutist, has accepted to serve on its Honorary Board. Principal flutist of three major orchestras including the Montreal Symphony and Toronto Symphony, Ms. Baxtresser’s orchestral career culminated with… Read more ▶

Meet the Cavani Quartet

July 10, 2008 by Kirsten Docter, Annie Fullard, Kimberly Meier-Sims, Merry Peckham, Mari Sato

Annie Fullard, Violin Mari Sato, Violin Kirsten Docter, Viola Merry Peckham, Cello It was a pleasure to interview the Cavani String Quartet for the SAA Board’s series “Meet Our Honorary Board Members.” We had an engaging hour filled with intellectual conversation, passion towards music… Read more ▶

Benjamin Verdery Master Guitarist Teacher and Composer

March 5, 2008 by Andrea Cannon, Benjamin Verdery

What is your background with guitar? How old were you when you started and what attracted you to it? It was the Beatles! I remember when I first heard “I Saw Her Standing There” it just hit me like a bolt… Read more ▶

Introducing Brian Ganz

March 5, 2008 by Gail Lange

Brian Ganz won the appreciation of all piano participants at the SAA Conference in 2006 in Minneapolis. Brian was the masterclass clinician for the 2006 Conference and presented a lecture recital on the Preludes of Chopin. Without attempting to be too… Read more ▶

Introducing Dr James Garbarino

March 5, 2008 by Jeffrey Cox

Dr. James Garbarino, Director of the Center for the Human Rights of Children at Loyola University in Chicago, brings a history of concern for children to the SAA Honorary Board. As Director of the Center and holder of the Maude C.… Read more ▶

Introducing Joseph Silverstein

March 5, 2008 by Teri Einfeldt, Joseph Silverstein

What projects are you involved with at the moment? At the moment I am actively involved guest conducting, soloing, playing chamber music, teaching, and just enjoying music as much as ever being an amateur in the very best sense of the… Read more ▶

Introducing Entertainer Shoji Tabuchi

December 31, 2007 by Shoji Tabuchi, Beth Titterington

What projects are you involved with at the moment? I am currently recording two new CDs. The target date for the release of the first one is the first of September with, hopefully, the second one to follow soon thereafter. I… Read more ▶

Introducing Dr Roger Sublett

December 31, 2007 by Jeffrey Cox

It is a pleasure to introduce Honorary Board Member, Roger H. Sublett, Ph.D., fifth President of Union Institute & University, the first university without walls, created in 1964. The Institute, originating from a ten university consortium, now has over 18,000… Read more ▶

Introducing Dr Richard K Miller

August 1, 2007 by Christie Felsing

It is with great pleasure that I introduce SAA Honorary Board member Dr. Richard K. Miller, founding president of Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Needham, MA. A former Suzuki parent, Dr. Miller has incorporated many aspects of the… Read more ▶

Interview with JungHo Pak

May 1, 2007 by Jung-Ho Pak, Paul Salerni

It is my pleasure to introduce new SAA Honorary Board member, Jung-Ho Pak. One of the most able and flexible conductors of his generation, Jung-Ho is a passionate advocate for reinvigorating classical musical audiences of all ages, and he works… Read more ▶

Honorary Board Grows

May 1, 2007

Please take a look at the new Honorary Board list. We are pleased and honored to have added seven new members to the Honorary Board thus far this year. Beginning with this issue of the ASJ, the SAA Board is… Read more ▶

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