Human Interest

The Remarkable Story of Emily Her Cochlear Implant and How the Suzuki Method Made a Difference in Her Life

March 21, 2012 by Irene Mitchell

At four months, her parents they noticed that Emily wasn’t cooing, babbling or responding like other babies. They had her hearing checked, and the diagnosis was profound deafness. Emily’s cochlea was non-functional, preventing any sound from being transmitted from her ears to her brain. Read more ▶

From Bribery to Musical Achievement My Daughter and Her Violin Fifteen Years Later

March 21, 2012 by Richard Moss, M.D.

I watched with my wife and three children from the pews of the old church in the small village of Dale, Indiana, a stately but modest wooden structure with a steeple, painted in white, on a quiet street, like a post card. My daughter, Arielle, eighteen years old, was readying herself for what would be her final recital as a member of “Strings,” the Suzuki organization of teachers, parents, and young students that is and has been the center of the violin universe in the area. Read more ▶

New International Edition of Suzuki Piano Volume Seven Motivates Cincinnati Teen

March 21, 2012 by Rita Hauck

Austin Wade, age fifteen, a high school sophomore in Cincinnati, Ohio, presented a Suzuki Piano Graduation Recital from Book Seven on Friday, November 11, 2011. The uniqueness of his Book Seven graduation recital is that he chose to play all the repertoire from the Revised Edition of Suzuki Volume Seven and all the repertoire from the New International Edition of Suzuki Volume Seven. Read more ▶

Songs of Memory The Music of the Golden Triangle

December 1, 2011 by Victoria Vorreiter

The genius of Shinichi Suzuki was not in creating a new way of learning and teaching music, but rather in listening and remembering. Read more ▶

Strings in Kenya

August 11, 2011 by Libby Felts

Growing up in the rural Kithoka community in central Kenya, Bishop Lawi Imathiu didn’t have the opportunity to go to high school. Until 2005, when the bishop founded the Bishop Lawi Imathiu Secondary School, a step in fulfilling the bishop’s vision of bringing education back home in Kenya. Read more ▶

Senior Strings

August 11, 2011 by Jentry Barrett

The title of Kay Collier Sloan’s fantastic book They’re Rarely Too Young and Never Too Old to Twinkle was put to the test in January 2009. I was working as an administrative assistant at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of… Read more ▶

Courage at the Hitz Home

August 11, 2011 by Carolyn McCall Catalano

For thirty-four years, I spent hours each day teaching children to play the violin. The violin lessons were more than music; we worked with one another’s spirits. Read more ▶

Honoring Carolyn McCall A Creative Suzuki Spirit

August 11, 2011 by Christie Felsing, Linda Perry

The SAA would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Carolyn McCall for her many years of service to the organization and Suzuki community at large. Read more ▶

Rodneys Fabulous Adventure Honoring Dr Suzuki in Japan

July 10, 2008 by Rodney Farrar

Year 2008 has been designated by the Japanese Suzuki teaching community as the Shinichi Suzuki 10th Anniversary Memorial Year. Concerts and ceremonies are being held throughout the year at various locations in Japan to commemorate Dr. Suzuki’s birth, death and… Read more ▶

Proyecto Buenos Aires

February 1, 2006 by Robin Erickson

Frecuentemente en nuestras vidas plantamos una semilla sin saber si o cómo va crecer, esperando ver en ella prosperidad y belleza. Hacemos lo que sabemos para nutrirla atentamente y con paciencia, pero también hay cosas que debemos dejar libradas a… Read more ▶

Project Buenos Aires

February 1, 2006 by Robin Erickson

Frequently in our lives, we plant a seed not knowing if or how it will grow, hoping for bounty and beauty. We do what we know to nurture its growth, but must leave much to chance and contingency, and wait… Read more ▶

An Angel in the Outfield

November 1, 1994 by Joseph McSpadden

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