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    • Suzuki Piano Duet Recital – March 15, 2015

      Friday, January 16, 2015 by admin
      March 15, 2015
      3:00 pmto4:30 pm

      SMAC-SDB presents a Suzuki Piano Duet Recital featuring Suzuki Students from all over San Diego.

      The recital will take place on March 15, 2015, at 3:00 PM at Greene Music Store. The store is located at 7480 Miramar Road, San Diego, CA 92126. Please click here to see the flier for more information.

    • Graduation Recital – January 24, 2015

      Friday, January 16, 2015 by admin
      January 24, 2015
      11:30 amto2:30 pm

      The next Graduation Recital will take place on January 24, 2015, beginning at 11:30 AM at the Scripps Miramar Ranch library.  The library is located at 10301 Scripps Lake Dr., San Diego, CA  92131.

      Please be aware that participants and their teachers must be current SMAC-SDB members.  To check your membership status, please contact the Membership Director.

      We look forward to seeing you there!

    • Motivation to Join the Suzuki Music Association of California – San Diego Branch

      Sunday, October 6, 2013 by admin

      The California Suzuki organization has been around for 38 years.  In 1977, two Los Angeles teachers, Elizabeth and Harlow Mills, envisioned an organization to coordinate statewide activities and came up with the name “Suzuki Music Association of California.”  The ease of communicating and organizing when everyone was within driving distance prompted our first San Diego group to apply for branch status.


      According to Ms. Donna Lim, 1996 president of SMAC:  As more teachers were attracted to the Suzuki Method, the levels of training grew wider.  There was and continues to be, a concerted effort statewide to provide teacher training workshops for on-going training, with learning among our members as a matter of individual motivation. To date, there are eight branches representing more than 330 teachers in California.

      SMAC-San Diego Branch wants to continue with the purpose of these early pioneers, and:

      – Further the Suzuki concept of education in music and other subjects.
      – Promote high standards of teaching, through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
      – Endorse institutes and workshops for student and teacher training.
      – Promote student activities, such as camps, festival concerts, graduation recitals, play-ins, etc.
      – Raise money for scholarships through the annual Play-a-thon.
      – Bring outstanding teachers to this area for teacher training and demonstrations.
      – Make information available to the public, via the internet, about the Suzuki concept of education.
      – Publish a newsletter for the exchange of ideas.

      Please help keep our organization strong and ongoing by renewing your membership in a timely fashion, or joining as a new member.

      Musically Yours,

      Eliana Newall
      President, SMAC-SDB