|04/04/2013||The 16th SUZUKI METHOD WORLD CONVENTION sees record numbers of attendance|
The Talent Education Research Institute held its largest convention ever with 5,400 participants from 35 countries taking part between 27 to 31 March 2013.
|02/04/2013||Teacher Trainers given authority for Teacher Training Courses|
At the meeting of the ESA Board of Directors held in Tallinn, Estonia, on March 16-17, 2013, significant changes were made to the ESA rules on Teacher Training.
National Suzuki associations no longer have complete authority over Suzuki Teacher Training Courses. A Teacher Trainer can now organise his or her own Teacher Training Course in his/her country of residence, provided that this is organised in accordance with ESA rules.
|15/02/2013||Passing Away of Talent Education Research Institute, President Mineo Nakajima|
It is with deepest sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing away of the Talent Education Research Institute President, Mineo Nakajima,Ph.D.
|20/10/2012||Dr Suzuki's Birthday Concert LITHUANIA|
Every year, the Lithuanian Suzuki Association celebrates the birthday of Dr Suzuki with a concert.
This year, the concert took place on 20 October in Kedainiai, one of the oldes cities in Lithuania, where 150 Suzuki students played with heart and living soul in honour of the founder of the Suzuki Method Dr Schinichi Suzuki.
|16/10/2012||NEW WEBSITE for European SUZUKI Teaching DEVELOPMENT Trust |
The European Suzuki Teaching Development Trust aims to make high quality Suzuki teaching in music and other subjects available to children in the area covered by the European Suzuki Association (Europe, Africa and the Middle East).
|28/09/2012||SASA / UNISA MUSIC FOUNDATION Violin Workshop 2012|
On the weeked of 15/16 September 2012, the South African Suzuki Association and UNISA Music Foundation came together at Simon Bekker Primary School in Pretoria to take part in a joint Violin Workshop. Excitement was running high as the children started to arrive from Atteridgeville, Potchefstroom and Pretoria .
|05/09/2012||RESEARCH shows the benefits of EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION in MUSIC |
Researchers at McMaster University, Canada have discovered that possible benefits of musical training can begin even before your child can walk or talk.
Dr. Laurel Trainor, Director of the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind, together with David Gerry, music educator and graduate student, received an award from the Grammy Foundation to study the effects of musical training in infancy. For 6 months, groups of babies and their parents participated in one of two types of weekly music instruction.
|20/08/2012||SUZUKI METHOD takes front page of 'THE STRAD'|
|25/07/2012||MASIDLALE MUSIC PROJECT takes Suzuki Method to ATLANTIS, SOUTH AFRICA |
Masidlale Music Project, an outreach and education programme funded by the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra, will be launched in Atlantis next month.
Founded in 2009, the Masidlale Music Project provides Violin training using the Suzuki Method to children in the Cape Town area. Over 100 township children from three schools in Nyanga, Gugulethu and Langa benefit from the project.
|28/06/2012||MALL CONCERT, Johannesburg SOUTH AFRICA|
The South African Suzuki Association held a Mall Concert in Illovo, Johannesburg on Saturday 22nd June 2012 in front of the Lovemore Music shop where most of the students taking part purchased their violins at some stage.