ARSA Membership System and Annual Fee
ARSA Membership Levels Association Annual Fee (USD) Teacher Annual Fee in (USD) payable to ISA Notes
Country 2000 6
  • Full member of ARSA
  • Association Annual Fee denotes country membership payable to ARSA/ISA by Country Association
  • The Country Association will pay the annual teacher fee to ISA on the behalf of its members
Associate Country 1000 6
  • Associate Country Member of ARSA
  • Fee denotes membership payable to ARSA/ISA by Associate Country Association
  • The Associate Country Association will pay the annual teacher fee to ISA on the behalf of its members
Talent Education Country Group/Talent Education Area Group No fee 18 (Paid via ARSA)
  • Talent Education Country Group is a group of Suzuki teachers preparing to become Associate Country Member
  • It is made up by several Talent Education Area Groups
  • Fee denotes membership payable to ARSA by
    Individual members of the group
Individual No fee 18 (Paid via ARSA)
  • Applicable only to members in countries without above levels I – III
  • Teachers who so wish to be associated with the Suzuki method of teaching/training should first seek membership with their respective country associations or talent education groups
  • Fee denotes membership payable to ARSA by
    Individuals

Requirements and Documentation needed for each Membership Level
Membership Level Talent Education Country Group Associate Country Association Country Association
Committee List of Names of trained teachers(with document) shows diversity(different schools/studios, if possible cities) Working Committee shows diversity (different schools/studios, if possible cities) Board of Directors
Trainings per year 1 or more(1 violin; if more, can be from any of the following: Violin,
Piano, Cello)
2 or more (1 violin plus 1 of any Suzuki-offered instrument) 2 or more (1 violin plus 1 of any Suzuki-offered instrument)
Publications NO Newsletter (print of digital) Newsletter (print of digital)
Meetings Suzuki Teacher Meeting Minutes Suzuki Teacher Meeting Minutes Suzuki Teacher Meeting Minutes
Events Event Schedule
Suzuki Group Concert with Suzuki repertoire
Event Schedule
Suzuki Group Concert with Suzuki repertoire
Event Schedule
Suzuki Group Concert with Suzuki repertoire
Graduation System in place
Social Media Facebook page by ARSA Facebook page by Associate Country Association Facebook page and Website
Finance No Need Annual Financial report Annual Financial report
Banking No Need A bank account opened by minimum 3 persons who do not belong to the same organization Bank account to the association name once registered with the government
Legal Report all activities to ARSA Registered with the government as non-profit, with published constitution and bylaws Registered with the government as non-profit, with published constitution and bylaws
Membership Talent Education Country group – 20 Teachers
Talent Education Area Group – 5 Teachers
25 Teachers 25 Teachers
ARSA Examinations (see chart) (see chart) (see chart)
Annual Report Submission Submission of Annual Talent Education Country Group(s) Report Submission of Annual Association Country Report form to ARSA Submission of Annual Country Report form to ARSA

Minimum Requirements of ARSA Examinations
Level of Membership/Year Book 1 Examination Book 2 Examination Book 3 Examination
Talent Education Group: 2nd year 2 Teacher (A Group)
Associate Country Membership 1st Year 2 Teachers (B Group) 2 Teachers (A Group)
Associate Country Membership 2nd Year 2 Teachers (C Group) 2 Teachers (B Group) 2 Teachers (A Group)

Membership Definition
Full Country Association
  • A full country association is recognized by the Asia Region Suzuki Association (ARSA) and the International Suzuki Association (ISA) as offering a full range of Suzuki- related activities in their country. A Country association is represented on the ARSA Board of Directors with a voting member.
Associate Country Association
  • An Associate Country Associations is committed to the Suzuki movement in their country. An Association Country Association is learning to run an association at the national level by building on activities they had previously organized as a Talent Education Group and before applying to the ARSA to become a Full Country Association.
  • Associate country association may attend ARSA board meetings as an observer.
Talent Education Area Group and Talent Education Country Group
  • Suzuki teachers who are in the same area in a country without a country association can apply as a group to ARSA to be recognized as a Talent Education Area Group. When there are at least two Talent Education Area Groups in a country, a collective application can be made to ARSA to be recognized as a Talent Education Country Group.
  • The purpose of a Talent Education Group is to encourage a democratic growth of the Suzuki movement in the country. ARSA will monitor the Group’s activities and commitment before approving its status as an Associate Country Association.
    A representative from each Talent Education Area Group may attend ARSA board meetings as an observer.
Individual ARSA members
  • This membership level is for individual Suzuki teachers who reside and work within the ARSA region in a country that does not yet have Full or Associate Country Association status.