Dr Suzuki's video 'Birch Trees and Violins' which was made in 1965 is available on the English page of the Talent Education Research Institute website by kind permission of the President, Dr. Hayano.
The Russian system of music education has a lot of popular festivals and competitions for children of different ages and training levels. They give pupils a chance to get experience of public performance, to learn more about creative work of their peers, and teachers have an opportunity to share their experience and to get in the center of events in the world of music education.
The Czech Suzuki Association welcomed Helen Brunner, ESA Violin Teacher Trainer, to the Czech Republic for a short visit from April 7-9, 2017.
A large gathering of current and former students attended a celebration concert for the 30th Anniversary of the Raahe Suzuki Association, Finland on Sunday 9 April 2017
Graduation concerts were held in Turkey last week for thirty Suzuki students in Istanbul and Ankara.
Elena Sterelyukhina, Suzuki Violin Teacher, Russia (left), with her students Valeriya, Filaret and Rasul
at their Book 1 Graduation Recital
Accompanist Svetlana Briantceva, ESA Country Director for Russia
ESA Violin Teachers: Lili Rene Fantayna-Ramos, Elena Sterelyukhina,
Anna Orgina, Elena Scherbakova, Anna Simurzina.
Accompanist: Svetlana Briantceva
A little bit of history was made last month when the first Suzuki Violin exams to take place on Russian soil were conducted in an historic mansion with a great musical history and the home of the International Union of Musicians. The building is in the historic centre of Moscow and is located opposite the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory.
Suzuki students from Cape Town City Bowl schools came together in a combined performance at the Artscape Theatre Centre, Foreshore, Cape Town, on the 12 November 2016.