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Why Support the Latin American Suzuki Ensemble

February 1, 2014 by Rolando Freitag, Mary Halverson Waldo

Help us realize Dr. Suzuki's vision of developing understanding, tolerance, and world peace through the joy of music. Read more ▶

A Special Send Off for WWII Veterans Barcel Suzuki String Academy Performs for Honor Flights

September 18, 2013 by Renee Riddle

Pablo Casals, the world famous cellist, once said, “Perhaps it is music that will save the world.” The students of the Barcel Suzuki String Academy, located in the suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, are learning the impact music has on the… Read more ▶

Your Studio Can Still Support Our Latin American Students Traveling to Minneapolis in May

September 6, 2013 by Cecilia Calvelo-Hopkins

As you plan for your winter concerts and special events, don’t forget to think of this project—Suzuki Americas 2014! Read more ▶

Suzuki Voice Then and Now 2013

June 14, 2013 by Mary Hofer

See the progress of Mary Hofer’s voice students through the years—inspiring! Read more ▶

From Pilsen to Matsumoto The Trip of a Lifetime for Merit Students

June 12, 2013 by Libby Felts

A reminder of something that makes the Suzuki method extraordinary: its power to cross cultural and geopolitical boundaries to bring together people who share the common bond of creating beautiful music Read more ▶

Suzuki ENews 55 Shaping Our Future Together Board Ballot Student Writing Contest

February 21, 2013

Shaping Our Future Together, Vote on the Board Ballot by April 10, Student Writing Contest, Summer Institutes Are Approaching!, Nurtured by Love New Translation, Leadership Retreat & Parents as Partners Read more ▶

2013 Suzuki Student Writing Contest

February 20, 2013

Polish up your best poetry and nonfiction essays and send them our way. We want to see your many talents! Winning pieces will be published on the SAA website, in the Minijournal, or in other publications. Read more ▶

Suzuki Violinists Perform at the Historic Maryland State House

December 19, 2012 by James Hutchins

The Perpetual Motion Suzuki Strings were honored to perform Christmas, Hanukkah and Suzuki pieces in the Capitol building rotunda for the State House by Candlelight concert. 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 Recorder Student Named as a 2012 US Presidential Scholars in the Arts

September 1, 2012 by Kathleen Schoen

On Monday, June 28, a young recorder player named Bryan Duerfeldt performed on the stage of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, along with the other 2012 US Presidential Scholars in the Arts. Read more ▶

Suzuki Piano Student Gavin George Featured in New Documentary

August 6, 2012

Gavin George, nine-year-old Suzuki piano student of Mary Craig Powell, is the focus of a newly-released short documentary from the Prodigies series by THNKR. The film follows Gavin as he prepares for a major performance for the Daughters of the… Read more ▶

Buxtehude Organ Prelude

August 6, 2012

Nathan Francisco, age 10, plays a Buxtehude Organ Prelude. He has played organ since he was 4, and he is passionate about it. The organ is a mechanical action tracker, built by John Brombaugh in 1986, and is one of… Read more ▶

Suzuki Students Perform the National Anthem for St Louis Cardinals Baseball Game

July 24, 2012

One hundred Suzuki string students from Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin took the field of Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Sunday, July 22, to perform the national anthem, directed by Suzuki violin teacher Joseph Kaminsky of St. Louis, before the… Read more ▶

Suzuki Voice Then and Now

July 19, 2012 by Mary Hofer

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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 ▶

The Rocky Mountain Strings Great Adventure An Exchange with Suzuki Students in Turnhout Belgium

May 1, 2012 by Deborah Moench, Ramona Stirling

The connection that began this adventure started in Turin, Italy at the Suzuki World Convention in 2006. After hearing a concert where the Rocky Mountain Strings performed, Koen Rens invited RMS students to go to Belgium for a workshop with his students. Read more ▶

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 ▶

Suzuki Student Gavin George will be on From the Top on September 25

September 16, 2011

Gavin George, 8-year-old Suzuki piano student of Mary Craig Powell will be performing on From the Top on Sunday, September 25 at 7PM. He is the youngest student ever chosen for this prestigious show and he is truly something for… Read more ▶

See SAA Board Chair Dr Mark George with Suzuki Students on Windy City Live

August 26, 2011

SAA Board of Directors Chair Dr. Mark George appeared with students of the Music Institute of Chicago on Windy City Live on Thursday, August 25. The performance can be seen here: http://windycitylive.com/episodes/Learning-with-the-Suzuki-Method/8326125 Read more ▶

If My Violin Could Talk

August 11, 2011 by Sara Kuhns

It is dusty. There is a strong smell of pine coming from the rosin lying next to me. My velvet blanket covers me as I wait for my owner to take me out of this dark, musty coffin. Read more ▶

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