Suzuki Music Association

    of California,

    Bay Area Piano Branch

November 20, 2017      10:00am
Diane Hidy Workshop
Workshops 2017

September 29, 2017                  10:00am

Annual Membership meeting

Castro Valley

Oct. 29 - 30, 2017 (sponsored by HNU)    
Dr. Michael Campbell Concert and Workshop
Workshops 2017

Information for Teachers and Parents on the Graduation Program​​​
The process of proceeding to the next level is determined by submitting recordings of the graduation pieces to be viewed by a panel of teachers.* ​ Read more on the Graduation Program and how this motivates students to advance through the Suzuki Piano course.

*Note to Parents: In order to ensure student's success, participant's recorded performance must be fluent and without stops. 

Dates to Remember

October 1, 2017
Last day for weekend viewing session.

October 4, 2017
Deadline for Graduation Application fees

October 6, 2017   

Last day for viewing session.

Link: Process for Participation      

February 16, 2018

Submit number of participating students for each Level for Spring Graduation to Yumiko Zulch (

Process for Participation

September 29
Membership renewal or application due to be

eligible for participation in Fall Graduation

Be a Suzuki Piano Teacher!

The Suzuki Piano Teacher Training Institute at Holy Names University is a summer program for music educators to obtain credentials in Suzuki Piano Teaching. 

Suzuki Music Associat​ion of California,

Bay Area Piano Branch

​​March 15, 2018

Deadline for graduation application fee payment. Graduation Application

March 30, 2018

Last day for viewing session.

April 29, 2018      2:00pm and 4:15pm

Spring Piano Graduation Concert

Tateuchi Hall, Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View
Information for Parents

June 19, 2018         10:00am
Year End meeting & Potluck
Castro Valley (Yee residence)

November 5, 2017
Fall Piano Graduation Concert
Studio Theater, Holy Names University

Information for Parents


SMAC-BAPB, a branch of Suzuki Music Association of California, is an organization of piano teachers whose aim is to uphold and promote the Suzuki philosophy of music education. Members of SMAC-BAPB are credentialed piano teachers who undertook training from highly respected and expert Suzuki teacher trainers.
Read more about our branch...