Journal

Four issues of the New Zealand Suzuki Journal are produced each year and sent directly to all registered members of the New Zealand Suzuki Institute. The format generally alternates between an electronic and a printed journal.

Summer 2018

Spring 2018


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The Spring 2018 electronic edition of the Suzuki Journal is now available to registered members. This edition includes:
  • PROFILE: MARIAN BURNS
    Ingrid Lindsay tells us the reasons behind her nomination of this iconic teacher, fiddler and composer for the New Zealand Order of Merit.
  • SUZUKI SECE: FEEL THE RHYTHMEmma Goodbehere curates a new Suzuki Early Childhood Education series, starting with an article by Vicki Stephens on the importance of rhythm and rhyme in your child's learning toolbox.
  • SUZUKI STUDENT: MY JOURNEY AS A MUSICIAN
    In this edition, we are very pleased to welcome Orla Dunlop as the first author of our new Suzuki Student column. Orla gives away the secret of her earliest musical motivation and describes the path her musical experience has taken. 
  • SUZUKI MUSIC LIBRARY: THE MINUET
    Our new Suzuki Music Library introduces students to the history of The Minuet, with an article by Jennifer Salamone on the dance and music.
  • SLEEP ON IT!
    Dr Sarah Allen's research was among the first to show that sleep enhances the learning process for musicians practicing a new melody. It also showed how the order in which you practice multiple melodies can affect the consolidation of new skills. In this article, she summarises her research findings.
  • BRANCH REPORTS: A round up branch reports from around New Zealand.

Winter 2018

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The Winter 2018 electronic edition of the Suzuki Journal can be viewed online here.

This edition includes an interview with Amalia Hall, the outstanding New Zealand violinist and Concermaster of Orchestra Wellington, and an article by Kathy Kubin on the transformative experiences inherent in practicing hard passages.

 

Calendar

Issue Article Deadline Deadline for Advertising &
Branch Reports
Print Close Distributed
Spring 2018 (Electronic) 15 August 22 August 29 August 15 September
Summer 2018 (Printed) 15 November 22 November 29 November 15 December
Autumn 2019 (Electronic) 15 February 22 February 28 February 15 March
Winter 2019 (Printed) 15 May 22 May 29 May 15 June