Minijournal

2018 Minijournal Cover Contest

May 1, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Minijournal Cover Design Contest! Cover Design Best of Show Ages 4-6 Best of Show Ages 7-10 Best of Show Ages 11-14 Staff Favorite Honorable Mention Honorable Mention Read more ▶

2016 Minijournal Cover Contest Winners

June 12, 2016

Thank you to all the young artists who participated in the 2016 Minijournal Cover Design Contest! This year we received 37 entries, with categories of “Best of Show”, “Best Suzuki Name Design”, “Most Colorful”, “Best Cartoon”, “Most Fun”, “Best Abstract”,… Read more ▶

2015 Minijournal Cover Contest Winners

June 8, 2015

Thank you to all that participated in the 2015 Minijournal Cover Design Contest! This year we received a record high of 47 entries! New categories were added to acknowledge the fine work of so many young artists. You will… Read more ▶

AuntRhodyorgmdashFree Parent Education Resource for Suzuki Programs

April 22, 2014 by Susan Sommerville

John was asleep again on my studio’s sofa as his eldest daughter took her lesson. The notebook on his lap contained only a few stokes of ink, obviously not enough to be of use at home practices. And anyway, in… Read more ▶

2014 Minijournal Cover Contest Winners

April 18, 2014

A big thank you to everybody who participated in the 2014 Minijournal Cover Design Contest! You can get a free copy of the 2014 Minijournal if you attend an Institute this summer. Copies will be on sale online for 50 cents in… Read more ▶

Suzuki ENews 58 Supplementary Violin Repertoire Minijournal 2014 Conference

May 21, 2013

In this issue: 2014 Conference Dates: May 22-26 in Minneapolis Suggested Supplementary Repertoire for Revised Violin Books 6-8 Suzuki Violin School Book Revisions Update Minijournal Cover Contest Winners 2014 Conference Dates: May 22-26 Plans are underway to make the SAA 2014 Conference, “Powered by Community,” a… Read more ▶

Minijournal Cover Contest Winners for 2013

May 21, 2013

A big thank you to everybody who participated in the 2013 Minijournal Cover Design Contest! Read more ▶

2012 Minijournal Cover Winners

June 4, 2012

1st Place Winner Daniel Su, age 6 Lexington, KY Daniel has been studying piano one year with teacher Jennifer Brooke (J.B.) Taylor. 2nd Place Oliver Setiyadi, age 8 Broomfield, CO Oliver has been playing violin for four years. His drawing is titled “A World of Music.” 3rd Place Caera… Read more ▶

2011 Minijournal Cover Winners

June 7, 2011

1st Place Winner Joseph M. Evans, “Max”, age 14 Downers Grove, IL Max has been playing violin for 9 years and his teacher is Daina Volodka.2nd Place Caera Ozawa Burns, age 5 Sunnyvale, CA Caera plays cello with Barbara Wampner.3rd Place Simona Sulminas, age 5 1/2 Riverside, IL Simona… Read more ▶

Suzuki Student Writing Contest Results

May 18, 2011

Thank you to all who participated and entered the Suzuki Student Writing Contest. We received more than 50 entries, and each one was a joy to read. It’s magnificent to see some of the many talents of Suzuki students on… Read more ▶

Suzuki Student Writing Contest

March 25, 2011

The SAA would like your students’ nonfiction and poetry submissions for upcoming publications! Winning selections may appear in the SAA Minijournal, on the SAA website, or in other SAA publications. Entries are due April 15, 2011. Submissions may address, but are… Read more ▶

2011 Minijournal Cover Design Contest

December 21, 2010

Design the cover for next year’s Minijournal! Submissions are due by January 17, 2011. Criteria and Requirements Students who wish to enter their artwork must study with an SAA Teacher member. Students must be between 4 and 14 years of age. Material submitted must… Read more ▶

Suzuki News 23 Every Child Can Grant Minijournal Cover Winners

July 19, 2010

In this issue: Voting for ECC Grant: New Plan with Extra Reward! Annual Fund CDs Ending July 31 Next Journal 2010 Minijournal Cover Winners Voting for ECC Grant: New Plan with Extra Reward! Greetings Everyone, We are in the running to win a Pepsi Refresh grant of… Read more ▶

2010 Minijournal Cover Winners

July 19, 2010

1st Place Winner Sophia Abusamra, age 8 Rochester Hills, MI Sophia studies violin with Mark Mutter and piano with Gail Gebhart. 2nd Place Mary From, age 8 Bellingham, WA Mary’s violin teacher is Sandra Payton. 3rd Place Justin Ghofrany, age 8 Sertling, VA Justin studies violin with Mariam Gregorian and Davis… Read more ▶

2009 Minijournal

August 17, 2009

You can now purchase copies of the 2009 Minijournal for your students and parents who did not attend an institute this summer (or yourself!). Includes articles on Tone and Teamwork by teachers, and Suzuki-themed puzzles. Price: 50¢ Purchase 2009 Minijournal >> Read more ▶

Suzuki News 10 Training Registration Online Renewals Minijournal Cover Contest

June 19, 2009

New Online Training Registration System The teacher training course registration process has been moved online for Institutes this summer, and, if all goes well, will be implemented for all teacher training venues: workshops, apprenticeships, etc. What does this mean for teachers? Most of… Read more ▶

2009 Minijournal Cover Winners

June 1, 2009

1st Place Winner Mia Lei, age 8 Potomac Falls, VA Mia has studied violin with David Strom and Mariam Gregorian. 2nd Place Danika Kunimoto, age 12 Edmonton, AB Danika’s violin teacher is Bonnie Gregory. 3rd Place Abby Friesen-Johnson, age 12 Denver, CO Abby studies flute with Gail Seay. Honorable Mention Hannah Arnott, Age… Read more ▶

Essay Contest Winners

May 13, 2009

Lucky winners of the Essay Contest sponsored by Thomastik were Ann Montzka-Smelser and Hannah Frey. Congratulations to Ann and Hannah. They are receiving a set of strings from Thomastik. Their essays, both on the topic of “Tone” will be featured… Read more ▶

Essay Contest

April 7, 2009

Thomasitk-Infeld, a VLR sponsor, is offering a prize to the two winners of a special VLR Essay Contest. If you are one of the lucky winners, you’ll be able to choose a full set of any strings Thomastik offers (violin,… Read more ▶

Call for Journal Newsletter and Minijournal Articles

February 24, 2009

The SAA is pleased to have several outlets available for sharing information, help, and inspiration with members. In addition to the ASJ, now in its 37th year of publication, we now have a monthly newsletter and an expanding, informative website.… Read more ▶

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