We invite you to join our Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area community of teachers and families. As a branch of SMAC, all SMAC members can participate in our local events. To join our organization, join SMAC here. SMAC will confirm your membership and you will be added to our emails and be eligible to participate in events.
Our Mission: We encourage and support excellence in music education by creating a community of students, parents and teachers that upholds the ideas, principles, and philosophy of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki.
NEW! SMAC and SANC Dues
The Suzuki Association of Northern California (SANC) is the oldest branch of the Suzuki Music Association of California (SMAC). NEW for 2017-18: SANC members no longer need to pay SANC dues. Members now join SMAC and are automatically members of SANC. Click here to join SMAC.
What is the Suzuki Method?
Founded on the core belief that "Every Child Can" learn music, just as they learn their mother tongue, the Suzuki method is a joyful way of learning music and developing character based on the priniciples and ideals of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki. Read More.