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Update to the 2018 ISA Press Release Concerning a False Posting by the German Suzuki Association (DSG).

The ISA has noted the continued posting of a misleading message on the website of the DSG, an organization not a part of the ESA, the ISA nor authorized to use the SUZUKI name. This post asserting that the ISA does not own the mark SUZUKI is untrue. It is a misrepresentation of fact and poses a liability issue to anyone following that course of action.

In fact, the ISA continues to own registrations for SUZUKI and other SUZUKI marks throughout the world, including Germany. Any assertion to the contrary is inaccurate.

The DSG bases its claims on a decision in a court document from November 2014. Please read the following link for a complete and accurate transcript of the document in question, and not the altered and redacted version as posted by the DSG.

View full Press Release here.

The ISA has written to the administration of the DSG repeatedly requesting this post be deleted. The DSG has responded that the post is no longer on its site. However, the post clearly does remain on the DSG site despite those assurances. ISA will continue to monitor this misrepresentation of its protection of the SUZUKI trademark in the interest of and obligations to all members of the world-wide Suzuki community.



1st Convención Suzuki de las Américas

1st Convención Suzuki de las Américas

Inspired by the Biennial Conferences of the SAA, the Suzuki World Conventions, the conventions in Peru and Mexico, and hundreds of institutes and festivals throughout the Americas, we are pleased to invite you to the 1st Suzuki Convention of the Americas, from May 1st to May 5th, 2019 in Cancun, Mexico.

The Convention will be hosted by the Mexican Suzuki Association and will be assisted by other Suzuki associations of Latin America. The Suzuki Association of the Americas will also play a key role in planning this international event.

The city of Cancun has been chosen for many reasons: it has the necessary infrastructure to hold international conventions in a safe environment; it is geographically convenient being close to the center between North America and South America; there are direct international flights to and from the big cities of North and South America, and the prices are relatively affordable; along with its modern facilities it is home of a very important Mayan historic heritage, as well as flora, fauna and marine landscapes that are among the most beautiful in the world.

We have the responsibility to be agents of peace and understanding through the music of our children. Through our Suzuki communities we hope to tear down barriers, and create a single learning community, aspiring to a closer, more integrated world. Let’s embrace Dr. Suzuki’s ideals, let’s dream together, come help us change the world. We are waiting for you in Cancun!

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2nd International Suzuki Teacher Trainers Convention - Madrid Spain

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2nd International Suzuki Teacher Trainers Convention


Mary Craig Powell

In Memoriam: Mary Craig Powell

It is with great sadness that we inform SAA friends of the passing of Mary Craig Powell of Columbus, OH. She was a much beloved Suzuki teacher and Teacher Trainer. As many of you know, she had a long battle with cancer. She passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 20. Mary Craig will be missed by so many worldwide

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Tove Detrekoy

Tove Detreköy, Suzuki Pioneer and Founder of the Danish Suzuki Institute, has passed away.

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An Official Statement to the Suzuki Community from Alfred Music about the Suzuki Violin School Recordings

October 30, 2018

"We take the allegations of sexual misconduct that have been made against violinist William Preucil, Jr. extremely seriously, and we are dismayed at the findings of the investigation conducted on behalf of the Cleveland Orchestra. To that end, we will work closely with the International Suzuki Association and will replace our current Suzuki Violin School recordings with new recordings as soon as possible."


Suzuki Method Official Website in China

Suzuki Method Official Website in China

The ARSA has announced the establishment of the first Suzuki Method official website in China. The Information of Suzuki Method, Dr. Suzuki, ISA, ARSA, and Global Suzuki community can now be provided to the public in China through this official website: https://suzukihq.com.
Content of the website: List of trained teachers, certification received, Suzuki teacher training, information for parents/ students, announcements, news and Videos.


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