Spring calendar for SSM

Suzuki Strings welcomes SPRING!

Please update your SSM Calendar:

April 22 Group classes

April 26 Prelude hosts Naperville Strings

April 29 Group classes

May 3 Prelude Tour Milwaukee

May 6 All school dress rehearsal for May 9 concert  4:45

MAY 9 ALL SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT  MIDDLETON PAC tune 5:30 perform 6:00 pm

May 13 Special end of year SSM  event  TBA

May 20 100 day club  celebration

May 27  graduation solo recital rehearsal

June 1 Graduation Solo recital  tune 1:30 play 2:00   Oakwood Village Auditorium

June 7  Madison Mallards Star Spangled Banner  6 pm game ( sign up required)

June 14-21 Sonora Vancouver Tour

June 21 Make Music Madison  at Capitol Kids 11 am ( sign up required)

August 4  Grace Episcopal Church 6:30 dinner for Mens Shelter ( sign up required)

*Sonora rehearses every Tuesday in May and June until tour 5:30-6:45 pm/ kick off tour concert to be announced in June.

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Suzuki Strings of Madison Rocky Rococo Night 4/10

PIZZA FOR DINNER SUPPORTS SUZUKI STRINGS OF MADISON

When you dine in, carry out or order delivery from Rocky’s Westgate location during your special fundraiser night a portion of the proceeds will go directly
to Suzuki Strings of Madison’s Violin Program.

When: Thursday, April 10th 4pm to 9pm

Where: Rocky Rococo Pizzeria

206 Westgate Mall • 608-273-1223

(available at Westgate only)

How: Present this flyer when ordering, or mention Suzuki Strings of Madison

to have proceeds benefit your group!

PRINT VOUCHER  suzuki strings

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Madison Kids Expo 2014 – Book 2-3 class performance

2014 Madison Kids Expo Performance
Saturday, March 15th
10:00 check in & tune – 10:30 performance
Alliant Energy Center
Celebrating Youth Stage

SSM Book 2 & 3 Group Classes
Concert black and white attire

Concert Repertoire
Twinkles
Song of the Wind
Allegro
Perpetual Motion
Minuet 1
Happy Farmer
Musette
Hunters’ Chorus
Long Long Ago & Variation
Handel Bourree
Lully Gavotte
Boccherini Minuet
Martini Gavotte
Humoresque
Fiddle Tunes

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Feb 25 Play In : sweet offers: WCO tickets and Sonora Cupcakes

WIN A FAMILY 4 Pack ( 2 winners) for the WCO March 14 Concert
Purchase a 2$ a try at the Play In
drawing at end of Play In ( winner need not be present)

Friday, March 14, 2014
8:00 pm | Capitol Theater | Overture Center for the Arts
Masterworks
Masterworks IV – 2013/14 Season

Guest Artist: Karina Canellakis, violin
American composer Michael McLeanís Elements is almost a modern day version of Vivaldiís Four Seasons. An ethereal work comprised of four movements named Earth, Fire, Air, and Water, and will introduce the amazing talent of violin virtuoso, Karina Canellakis. Mendelssohnís effervescent Violin Concerto, and Haydnís Symphony No.101 his famous ‘Clock’ symphony, feature the WCO at its finest.

CELEBRATE your February PRACTICE SUCCESS
$2 Cupcakes from Sonora Strings
available at the Play In

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TUESDAY 2/18 Group classes and Fiddle Workshop update

2/18  Group class updates:

Dalcroze with Diana at 4:00 pm is cancelled due to a church function in the hall.

Theory 1,2 and 3 are in session .

Ensemble is in session.

Fiddling workshop update:

The Fiddling workshop is moved to the SANCTUARY for the 4:45 and the 5:30 time slot. Sonora stays in choir room.

Our guest clinician Shauncey Ali is also the creative force behind STRAPSEY

SPECIAL STRAPSEY DRAWING DURING FIDDLE WORKSHOP

Tomorrow  he will draw one name each from the  4:45 and the 5:30 groups classes for a FREE STRAPSEY for you violin case!!! Make sure you get your name in the box!

You can also ORDER Now thru March 1 :20% off a Strapsey of your choice =24$  and no shipping and handling

Order through Diana-  check to Strapsey

 

 

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2/18 SSM in house fiddle workshop and 2/23 Barn Dance info

This Tuesday, February 18 please welcome guest teacher Shauncey Ali

In House Fiddle workshop schedule :

4:00-4:45 dalcroze and theory classes WILL MEET as scheduled

4:45 Pre Twinkle class will stay with Maria Rosa

4:45-5:30 in Bradfield Hall

Early Book 1, Late Book 1 and Book 2 classes

Level 1 tunes: Boil them cabbage , Popcorn Party,  Camptown Races                              Level 2 tunes: Redwing, Soldier’s Joy                                                                                       Please stay for whole class and enjoy playing the tunes you DO know                                   and listen to the tunes you WILL learn.

5:30-6:15/6:30 in Bradfield Hall

Book 3, Book 4, Prelude Strings

Level 1 tunes: Boil them Cabbage ( basic and advanced version) Popcorn Party, Camptown Races                                                                                                                                  Level 2 tunes: Redwing and Soldier’s Joy ( basic and advanced version)                                  Level 3 tunes: Devil’s Dream and Jolie Blonde                                                                             Please enjoy playing the pieces you DO know in either format- basic or advanced.               Learn some new techniques and  expand your fiddling fun!  Please stay for entire class.

6:15/6:30- 6:45

Sonora Strings– class in Choir Room

Shauncey will workshop one of  the six pieces with you. A great way to end your Tuesday Sonora Rehearsal exploring new ideas and twists on an old favorite familiar tune. Please review the 6 tunes to aid in your fiddling success.

SSM has both volumes of the The American Fiddle Method  ( with CD)by Brian Wicklund  for sale for 25$.  Cash or check to SSM.

Sunday, February 23   is the SSM BARN DANCE  and POTLUCK

3:00 tune and set up /3:30 concert followed by dance in the Goodman Gymnasium

POTLUCK in the Bolz rooms at Goodman Community Center 5:00 dinner

Invite family and friends – suggested donation 5$/family

 

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HELP SSM GET NOMINATED :

GO TO THE WHOLE FOODS MADISON FACE BOOK PAGE — TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY 2/14

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POST ON YOUR PAGE AND ASK YOUR FRIENDS TO LIKE SSM IN THE COMMENTS ON THE WHOLE FOODS MADISON PAGE

 

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Suzuki Strings February 28 day practice challenge

 

Welcome to the 28 day practice challenge

Please start your consecutive days of practice this Saturday, Februrary 1 or continue on your journey of 100 days alongside your 28 day friends.

Keep track of your practice on this

 

February Repertoire List

Twinkles  Lightly Row  O Come Little Children  Minuet 1  Gossec’s Gavotte

Musette  Lully Gavotte  Boccherini Minuet

Martini Gavotte Bach Minuet  Boccherini Minuet

Seitz 2/3 Vivaldi a minor 1

Vivaldi a minor 2  Vivaldi g minor 3

La Folia

Fiddle tunes:

Boil the Cabbage  Popcorn Party  Camptown Races

Soldier’s Joy  Redwing

Devil’s Dream  Jolie Blonde

CELEBRATE YOUR PROGRESS AT THE FEBRUARY 25 PLAY IN with a

SONORA STRINGS FUNDRAISER $2 CUPCAKE

 

 

 

 

 

La Folia

 

 

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Tuesday January 28 SSM update

Play In

is cancelled for tomorrow due to extreme cold temperatures

HOWEVER……..

private lessons will be held dependent on arrangement with teacher

and

SOLO RECITAL DRESS REHEARSAL WILL TAKE PLACE AS SCHEDULED

ALSO

semester tuition deadline has been extended to feb 4

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SSM Februrary 23 Barn Dance/Concert Information and Tunes

 

Sunday February 23, 2014

3:00-6:30 pm

Sunday February 23 SSM Barn Dance, Concert and Potluck

in the Goodman Community Center Gymnasium

Concert dress is jeans and white shirts and bandanna

3:00 tune and set up 3:30 concert /dance

POTLUCK in the Bolz rooms at Goodman Community Center

4:30 set up- Volunteers needed! 5:00 potluck 6:30 clean up

WHERE: Goodman Community Center 149 Waubesa Street

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR Form TO JOIN IN THE FUN

SSM BARN DANCE R E G I S T R A T I O N and hand in to your private instructor

Video clip of past Barn Dance watch here

Repertoire to include:

Level 1

Bile them Cabbage Down*     Camp town Races     Popcorn Party

Level 2

Soldier’s Joy*        Redwing

Level 3

Devil’s Dream      Jolie Blonde

* advanced  versions  Bile them Cabbage Down and Soldier’s Joy

Please go to the current students tab to find the Fiddle Music. More tunes coming soon!

NOTE:All the fiddle tunes are in either book 1 or 2 of the American Fiddle Books except for Popcorn Party.

 

Pre order your fiddle books and Cd ( can add on Dvd ) at group class

American Fiddle Method vol 1  Book,Cd and Dvd

American Fiddle Method vol 2 Book,Cd and Dvd

IN HOUSE FIDDLE WORKSHOP precedes the Barn Dance during group class

ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 18 during normal SSM group classes  Book 1- Sonora, we welcome Shauncey Ali as our in-house fiddle clinician. Please have all your fiddle music prepared solidly by then . Check for specific room assignments on that day.

Shauncey Ali

He was the Wisconsin State Fiddle Champion in 2008-09 and currently performs with Graminy (class-grass), the Old Tin Can String Band (bluegrass/old-time) and La Boheme String Trio (classical/ragtime).

Shauncey enjoys teaching a studio of violin, viola and mandolin students.  In addition, he founded and directs MadFiddle, a youth fiddle ensemble that explores grassroots fiddle music.

Shauncey is also the creator of Strapsey, offering a colorful line of designer case straps for stringed instruments.  To learn about Strapsey, visit www.strapsey.com.

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