1.1 Name of Corporation.
The name of this organization shall be the Middle Tennessee Suzuki Association (MTSA) hereafter referred to as the Corporation, Association, or MTSA.

1.2 Purpose.
The Middle Tennessee Suzuki Association is a non-profit corporation organized exclusively for the following charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or any corresponding section of any future federal tax code (the “Code”): to create a learning community of parents, students, and teachers and engage in efforts to promote the understanding and the use of the music teaching approach and educational philosophy of Shinichi Suzuki for the greater happiness and development of all children.

1.3 Corporate Offices.
The principal office of the Corporation shall be located at 1137 Cedarview Lane, Franklin, Tennessee 37067. The Corporation may have such other offices, either within Williamson County or Davidson County, as the Board of Directors may determine or as the affairs of the Corporation may require from time to time.

The Corporation shall have and continuously maintain, in Williamson County or Davidson County, a registered office and a registered agent whose office is identical with such registered office. The registered office may be identical to the principal office in Williamson County, and the address of the registered office may be changed from time to time by the Board of Directors.