Meeting Reports & Conference

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 ▶

SAA Guitar Committee Conference Call Notes January 8 2012

March 19, 2012

Present on the Call: Andrea Cannon, Seth Himmelhoch, Andy LaFreniere, David Madsen, Joe Pecoraro, Bill Kossler, MaryLou Roberts Not Present: Mychal Gendron Agenda Items 1. Mychal—Video Vote Mychal suggests that the committee to approve, by vote, the GFA article as a companion piece to… Read more ▶

SAA Guitar Committee Conference Call Notes October 17 2010

April 1, 2011

Present: Mary Lou Roberts, Andrea Cannon, Seth Himmelhoch, Mychal Gendron, Frank Longay, David Madsen, Joe Pecoraro SAA Conference Video Updates Dave reports that the video is not done yet, we are also waiting for the SAA office to send him some transcripts… Read more ▶

SAA Guitar Committee Conference Call Notes April 25 2010

October 11, 2010

Present: Dave Madsen, Andy Lafreniere, Seth Himmelhoch, Bill Kossler, Mary Lou Roberts, Mychal Gendron, Joe Pecoraro, Andrea Cannon, Frank Longay SAA Teacher Trainer syllabus (voting to adopt) Seth mentions: the section for Unit Three needs the inclusion of the phrase “arpeggios using… Read more ▶

SAA Guitar Committee Conference Call Notes October 25 2009

January 5, 2010

Present: Frank, Mary Lou, Bill, Dave, Andrea, Seth, Mychal Trainers Report from the Boston Conference Mychal says it was great, and the other committee members who attended agree. Mychal mentions that meeting Mr. Toyoda was a particular pleasure. Dave says it was… Read more ▶

SAA Guitar Committee Conference Call Notes July 26 2009

October 13, 2009

Present at this meeting: Frank Longay, Andy Lafrienere, Seth Himmelhoch, Mary Lou Roberts, Andrea Cannon New Teacher Trainer Congratulations again to Joe Pecoraro who is now a Teacher Trainer. Progress on Recordings of Volumes 8 and 9 Frank Longay traveled to Los Angeles to supervise… Read more ▶

SAA Guitar Committee Conference Call Notes March 22 2009

May 15, 2009

The entire Committee was present for the call: Andrea Cannon, Mychal Gendron, Seth Himmelhoch, Bill Kossler, Andy Lafreniere, Frank Longay, David Madsen, Mary Lou Roberts Welcome to the Guitar Committee new members Mary Lou Roberts and Mychal Gendron! Agenda The SAA Virtual… Read more ▶

SAA Guitar Committee Conference Call Notes January 13 2008

January 13, 2008

Festival Report Frank Longay reports that the International Suzuki Festival planning is going well. He is encouraging teachers from out of town to bring their students and make the festival more diverse. Dave Madsen and Andy Lafreneniere are organizing kids… Read more ▶

SAA Guitar Committee Conference Call Notes December 3 2006

December 3, 2006

All members were present. The first topic was a publication update. It is reported that Book 8 is going into production. It should be on the shelves in a couple of weeks. The Bach minuets have been fixed according to our… Read more ▶

SAA Guitar Committee Conference Call Notes May 7 2006

May 7, 2006

The subject of committee function and organization is discussed and it is decided that the committee does not need to change now. According to SAA, we can do what we want to within reason. William Kossler submits these points concerning committee… Read more ▶

SAA Guitar Committee Conference Call Notes November 7 2004

November 7, 2004

Refer by last names; all present except Andy. Book 5 Update Longay wants to get started updating Book 5. He will send materials to the committee to get the ball rolling. Guitars—finding better small instruments Longay is getting advanced youngsters who need higher quality… Read more ▶

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