The Peninsula Play-In is an annual tradition started over 30 years ago by local Suzuki teachers to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki.  At Play-in performances, Suzuki students from all over the Bay Area gather to share the joy of playing Suzuki pieces together.  

We welcome students of SANC teacher members to participate in this fun, community building event. This year your teachers will not be collecting the event fee. Instead you will be registering your children on-line by clicking one of the registration buttons below.

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All teachers must be SMAC members (includes SANC membership) for their students to participate in the Play-In. To become a member or renew your membership), click here. click here.

2019 Peninsula Play In

October 26

Dress Code: Black bottoms, white top
San Jose State University Music Building, room #176
1 Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95112
(Set GPS to intersection of San Salvador and 7th st.)

Detailed directions and parking info found at the bottom of the page.

PLEASE NOTE  parents must register their children and pay the fee on-line. Teachers no longer may collect Play-In fees and register their students. Please click below to register your children. Play-In fees are $18 per student (Pre-Twinkle students are free.)

Violin Registration

Cello Registration

2019 Suzuki Association of Northern California Play-In Repertoire Lists

Violin Information

Cello Information

Violin Timing

2:15pm Teachers arrive
2:45pm Violinists arrive to tune
3:15pm Violin play-in begins

Cello Timing

11:45pm Cello teachers arrive
12:15pm Cellists arrive for tuning
1:00pm Cello play-in begins

Cello Repertoire


San Jose State University Music Building, room #176
1 Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95112

Set GPS to intersection of San Salvador and 7th St.


The music building is on 7th street between San Carlos and San Fernando next door to the Event Center building which is on the corner of San Carlos and 7th. The South Garage parking garage is on 7th street
It is a 5-story parking structure located on the corner of S. 7th and E. San Salvador Streets. Weekend parking is $5.00 a day   online campus map   Driving directions
Please Arrive at parking lot at least 15 min. prior to your scheduled check-in/tuning time.  

Dress Code: 
Black Bottoms, white top


During the Play-In events, your children may be included in candid photographs or videos.  By giving them permission to participate in the Play-In, you are releasing and discharging SANC from all and any claims and demands ensuing from or in connection with the use of the photographs, including all and any claims for libel and invasion of privacy.  We respect your children's privacy and no name are even used in photographs.  If you do not grant permission for your children to be included in photos or videos, please inform your teacher who will provide you with a form to sign.

You are required to read the following information very carefully and make sure that you understand it fully and agree to it before allowing your child to participate in this activity or program.

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