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Repeat and Repeat Again Suzuki Teachers on the Value of Repeating Unit Courses

February 1, 2014

A hallmark value of the Suzuki learning community is our commitment to lifelong learning. Shinichi Suzuki believed that we become teachers at one hundred years of age, and until that point, we are all students. He was known for greeting… Read more ▶

Viva Suzuki  How Children Celebrate and Help One Another

June 24, 2013 by Laura Seay

¡Viva Suzuki! was created at the Colorado Suzuki Institute in 2001 to collect musical equipment and supplies and distribute them to teacher workshop participants who would take the instruments back to their underserved communities around the world. Read more ▶

Gearing Up for Institute Season

March 25, 2013

Are you attending an institute? What’s your best advice for a first-time family? 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 ▶

Our Incredible Journey

December 14, 2012 by Jessica Wong

My nine-year-old daughter, Natalie, and I attended the Hartt Suzuki Institute this summer for the first time. What a rewarding experience it was for both of us! Intense, but also intensely FUN. And nothing short of transformational. Read more ▶

Suzuki ENews 51 Mini Online Conference Kaleidoscope Concert DVD 2013 Summer Institutes

October 22, 2012

Mini Online Conference, Kaleidoscope Concert DVDs, Happy Birthday, Dr. Suzuki!, SAA 101: Connect on Facebook & Twitter, 2013 Summer Institutes Read more ▶

Suzuki ENews 46 Online Auction 40th Anniversary ASJ Summer Institutes

May 17, 2012

In this issue: Going…To The Highest Bidder! Call for Submissions: 40th Anniversary ASJ Issue Upcoming Events 159 new members joined the SAA in April. Welcome! Going…To The Highest Bidder! A pre-conference online auction fund-raiser, organized by the SAA Board of Directors, has just opened for bidding! Bidding… Read more ▶

Suzuki ENews 45 Sound of Success Institute Scholarships Conference

April 11, 2012

In this issue: The Sound of Success: Suzuki Method for Guitar Conference Special Events Preview Institute Scholarships for Students & Teachers A Star for My Mother Next ASJ Sneak Peak Upcoming Events 107 new members joined the SAA in March. Welcome! The Sound of Success: Suzuki Method for… Read more ▶

Suzuki ENews 32 Leadership Retreat Japan Making the Most of Summer Institutes

April 12, 2011

118 new members joined the SAA in March. Welcome! In this issue: Student Writing Contest: Deadline Friday Leadership Registration Due April 30 How You Can Help in Japan A Magical, Musical Experience: Suzuki Philosophy in Puebla, Mexico Making the Most of Summer Institutes Ask the Experts #23: Redefining… Read more ▶

Making the Most of Summer Institutes

April 12, 2011

Summer Institutes are just around the corner—time to get ready! Here are a few articles to help you make the most of your time at an Institute this summer: Summer Suzuki Institutes: Planning for a Positive Experience Be Prepared for Summer Institutes Lead with… Read more ▶

Ask the Experts 21 Summer Focus Groups

February 8, 2011 by Ellen Berry

What is the purpose of the SAA “focus group” meeting at Institutes? The SAA is a huge organization with about 8,000 members in North, Central, South America, and beyond. While the membership consists primarily of Suzuki teachers, it also includes parents,… Read more ▶

Suzuki News 27 Parents As Partners Online Thanking Our Lucky Stars Ask the Experts 2011 Institutes  Retreat

November 18, 2010

In this issue: Parents As Partners Online Thanking Our Lucky Stars Ask the Experts part 16: Grant Writing New Books by Kendall and Kreitman Upcoming SPA Courses 2011 Summer Institutes Leadership Retreat: May 26-29, Ft Worth, TX A Tribute to Nellie Novak We are excited to invite Suzuki Parents… Read more ▶

Thoughts on the Institute Experience

July 25, 2010 by Jan McClure

As I write, I am sitting near the duck pond on the beautiful Emory and Henry College Campus, near Abingdon, Virginia. Another Summer Suzuki Institute has come to a close, leaving me with wonderful memories – gifts too precious to… Read more ▶

Suzuki News 21 Online Auction Conference Stats Institute Tips ECE  Voice

May 14, 2010

In this issue: Online Auction! Conference Stats Be Prepared for Summer Institutes Suzuki Voice Training This Summer Super-Size Your Success with Suzuki ECE! Early Childhood Training This Summer SPA Course in Houston, Sept 11-12 More Institute Emails Online Auction! Our first ever online auction is now open! Log in to bid… Read more ▶

Be Prepared for Summer Institutes Tips for the Home Teacher

May 13, 2010 by Teri Einfeldt

Are your students attending an institute this summer? If so, it’s time to help them prepare to get the most out of the experience. Read more ▶

East Tennessee Suzuki Institute June 27July 2 2010

May 11, 2010

Join us June 27—July 2 for the 27th East Tennessee Suzuki Flute Institute International Now offering flute, violin, and piano! The East Tennessee Suzuki Flute Institute International provides a family-oriented environment for learning which is founded on the basic keystones of… Read more ▶

More Institute Emails

April 23, 2010

Ithaca (NY) Suzuki Institute July 11-23 Oregon Suzuki Institute June 26—July 2 North Carolina Suzuki Institute July 4-9 Virginia Suzuki Institute June 18-26 Hawaii Suzuki Institute July 23-30 Southern California Suzuki Institute July 18-22 Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute August 14-22 Alberta Summer Suzuki Institute July 9-18 Colorado Suzuki Institute at Beaver Creek June 14-26 Holy Names Piano Teacher… Read more ▶

Suzuki News 20 Online Auction Conference Reminders Institutes Twitter

April 15, 2010

In this issue: Conference Online Auction! Conference Reminders Your Photos Schedule Highlights Hotel Rooms More: Follow SAA on Twitter Shenandoah Valley Elementary students perform with St. Louis Symphony Summer Suzuki Institutes: Planning for a Positive Experience In Memoriam: Nehama Patkin ASJ Volume 38.2 Thanks to our donors! More Institute Emails Did You Know? Online Auction! Support the… Read more ▶

Oregon Suzuki Institute June 26  July 2 2010

April 12, 2010

Oregon Suzuki InstituteGeorge Fox University Newberg, OR Advanced Chamber Music: June 26 through July 2 Student Institute: June 27 through July 2 Teacher Workshop: June 27 through July 2 Piano Practicum with Peggy Swingle Student Institute The Institute provides an opportunity for Suzuki students of Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano… Read more ▶

Emails about Institutes

March 18, 2010

This year, in addition to sending you brochures by postal mail, Summer Institutes will be sending you information about their programs by email. So far, the following emails have been sent, with more on the way: Desert Suzuki Institute, July 23-31 Greater… Read more ▶

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