Tuesday February 12 all group classes cancelled- Winter Snowstorm

Winter weather has been unkind to Tuesday group classes.

MMSD has cancelled and our group class home Covenant Presbyterian is closed due to the snowstorm.

SSM has a busy March of concerts and events. They require careful home practice .

Saturday March 2 Bach Around the Clock at St Andrews Church 7:20 pm ( all invited- sign up in studios)

Sunday March 3 Bach Around the Clock at Chazen 1:00 pm performance ( Sonora /Prelude )

Sunday March 3 Solo Recital ( sign up in private studio)

Saturday/Sunday March 16-17 SUZUKI STRINGS WORKSHOP ( all school - pre-register in studios)

Saturday March 30 7:00 pm pre-show Sonora /Prelude Apollo’s Fire at Union Theater

Also sign up for SSM tickets to :

Cuarteto Casals March 1 Union Theater

Apollo’s Fire March 30 Union Theater

Adults $25 Students $10

FEBRUARY PRACTICE LIST:

February Play list:

Twinkles

Lightly Row

Song of the Wind

Go Tell Aunt Rhody

Long Long Ago

Perpetual Motion

Allegretto

*Minuet 1

*Minuet 2

*Minuet 3

*Musette

Long Long Ago and Variation

Handel Bourree

Witches’ Dance

Boccherini Minuet

*Gavotte in g minor

*Gavotte in D major

*#Bach Bourree

#Seitz 5/1

*Bach Double

*Bach Gavotte

#Vivaldi a minor 2nd mvt

Vivaldi g minor 2nd mvt

La Folia

#Rameau Gavotte    

#Handel Sonata in F 4th mvt

* Bach Around Clock# Apollo’s FireAll for March 16-17Workshop group classes

Please make sure to submit your Workshop pre-registration form to your studio teacher this week.

Workshop registration form

Special SSM ticket prices for TWO UNION THEATER CONCERTS

The Union Theater is offering Suzuki Strings of Madison Families discounted tickets for two upcoming concerts:

March 1 7:30 pm Cuarteto Casals

March 30 7:30 pm Apollo’s Fire ( Sonora/Prelude present a pre concert show at 7:00 pm )

Both concerts are at the Union Theater’s Shannon Hall.

Adults $25.00

Students $10.00

Diana will place a group order for best seats in the house available.

Order Deadline for Cuarteto Casals Tuesday February 19th

Order Deadline for Apollo’s Fire Tuesday March 12th

Check to SSM .

email dvpopowycz@gmail.com or text 608 695 4020 to confirm your ticket order with Diana

Include NAME and # adult tickets and # student tickets

Links to

Cuarteto Casals

Named after the great Catalan cellist Pau Casals, Barcelona-based Cuarteto Casals is a string quartet dedicated to performing the great masterpieces from the 17th century to present day. As the 2018 quartet-in-residence at the Royal Palace in Madrid, they serve as musical ambassadors and shed light on Spanish talent and culture.

Program

Quartet in C Major, op. 33, no. 3 ("The Bird) ............... Haydn
Quartet No. 3 .................................................................. Bartók
Fantasies for String Quartet (selected works) ............. Purcell
Quartet in G Minor, op. 10 ............................................. Debussy

Apollo’s Fire

Praised for its "joyous spontaneity" (The New Yorker) and "superlative music-making" (Daily Telegraph, London), Apollo's Fire and their award-winning conductor Jeannette Sorrell have played sold-out concerts from Carnegie Hall to the BBC Proms to the Royal Theatre of Madrid. They bring their passion and virtuosity to this lively program of concertos and suites by J.S. Bach and Vivaldi. The program includes dueling double-concertos as well as Sorrell's acclaimed arrangement of Vivaldi's La Folia (Madness), which the orchestra plays from memory.

 

Program

La Bergamasca .....................................................................................Uccellini (Arr. Sorrell)   
Flute Concerto in D Major, Il gardellino (The Goldfinch) .................Vivaldi
Orchestral Suite no. 2 in B Minor .......................................................J.S. Bach

Polonaise
Menuet
Badinerie

Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos ..................................................Vivaldi
Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G Major ...........................................J.S. BACH
Concerto in B Minor for Four Violins .................................................Vivaldi
Trio Sonata in D Minor, La Folia (Madness) ......................................Vivaldi (Arr. Sorrell)


SSM February Newsletter : The Scroll and Review List

Wintry Greetings!

Due to the Play in cancellation SSM is sending out the newsletter electronically.

There are many important topics to note:

February and March Calendars

Special events and upcoming community events

February/March play list for : Bach Around the Clock. SSM Workshop and Apollo’s Fire

Bach Around the Clock information

March All school workshop: REGISTRATION DUE 2/15 Q and A Clinician bios

Please print your newsletter here read carefully and add dates to your home calendar.

The Scroll

Tuesday January 29 Play In cancelled due to extreme cold/ Bach practice list

Stay Warm and Safe SSM families!

Good time to start in on practicing all your Bach for Bach Around the Clock! March 2nd at St. Andrew’s Church 7;20-8:00 pm Sign up required

Minuet 1

Minuet 2

Minuet 3

Musette

G minor Gavotte

Two Gavottes in D

Bourree

Bach Double

Book 5 Bach Gavotte

Here is a sweet duet Bist du Bei Mir for our older students to practice:

print Bist du Bei Mir

Tuesday January 22 All SSM GROUP CLASSES CANCELLED

The forecasted conditions are constantly changing but safety is our priority. Our families in outlying areas already have school closings and some MMSD after school events have begun to cancel.

Enjoy taking time to have a relaxed home practice.

Next week is our January PLAY IN.

Pre Twink - Book 3 tune 4:15 play 430

Book 4- Sonora tune 4:45 and join in.

See you then !

SSM staff

Enjoy this colorful review chart:

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SSM group class weather alert policy

Another snow storm is projected for the Dane County are starting Tuesday morning to Wednesday morning.

Our standard policy is :

SSM CANCELS GROUP CLASSES when MMSD AFTER SCHOOL CANCELS.

Please keep contact with your private studio teachers if cancellation or weather is unclear.

SSM Facebook will keep yur up to date and another website post will go out Tuesday morning, so check back in if you have not yet received an email.

Stay warm and safe everyone.

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SUZUKI STRINGS OF MADISON HOLIDAY REHEARSALS AND PERFORMANCES

SUZUKI STRINGS OF MADISON HOLIDAY REHEARSALS AND PERFORMANCES

REHEARSALS:

TUESDAY DECEMBER 11 4:00 PM BOOK 1-BOOK 2 ( CAPITOL LAKES CONCERT)

TUESDAY DECEMBER 11 4:45 PM BOOK 3- SONORA ( OLBRICH GARDENS CONCERT)

TUESDAY DECEMBER 18 4:45 PM STAR SPANGLED BANNER ( HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS)

tickets distributed, checks to SSM

PERFORMANCES:

SUNDAY DECEMBER 9 1:00 PM CONCERT PRELUDE/SONORA ( GREAT WOLF LODGE)

arrive between 12:30-12:45 concert dress bring music and stand

SATURDAY DECEMBER 15 11:00 AM CAPITOL LAKES CONCERT ( BOOK 1-2)

arrive 10:30 concert dress

parking across from 333 Main Street Capitol Lakes

SUNDAY DECEMBER 16 2:00 PM OLBRICH GARDENS ( BOOK 3-SONORA)

arrive 1:30 concert dress

SATURDAY DECEMBER 29 2:00 PM HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS NATIONAL ANTHEM

details tbd SSM Blue Tshirts and jeans

ALLIANT ENERGY CENTER

SPECIAL EVENT:

TUESDAY DECEMBER 19 100 DAY CLUB CELEBRATION 5:45 PM

TEN PIN ALLEY 6285 NESBITT ROAD

SIGN UP REQUIRED : TUESDAY DEC 11

SONORA STRINGS HOLIDAY COOKIE SALE

PRE-ORDERS DUE BY DEC 14 DELIVERY WEEK DECEMBER OF 19TH

$7.50 ONE DOZEN

$15.00 TWO DOZEN

Updates November SSM newsletter ; The Scroll

November newsletter THE SCROLL

Click above to print your copy of this months newsletter.

a few highlights:

~Calendar information

~Rehearsal schedules

~Concert schedules

~Sign up reminders: Great Wolf Lodge Dec 9 at 1 pm ( email dvpopowycz@gmail.com)

100 Day Club Dec 18 5:45

~Information on SSM Harlem Globetrotters rehearsal 12/18 at 4:45 and performance at the Alliant Energy Center , Saturday December 29 at 2 pm.

SUPPORT SONORA STRINGS AND PRE-ORDER HOLIDAY COOKIES

deadline is Friday Dec 14

text 608-695-4020 with your name and quantity or email dvpopowycz@gmail.com

$7.50 dozen or $15.00 2 dozen beautifully packaged

Harlem Globetrotters request SSM to perform national anthem 12/29 at the Coliseum

For immediate response from our families.

PERFORM STAR SPANGLED BANNER AT THE ALLIANT ENERGY CENTER COLISEUM before the Harlem Globetrotters family show .

Saturday December 29 2 Pm show.

We need to sell 50 tickets in order to participate. We receive discounts on all levels of tickets with the lowest price being 16$.

INVITE FRIENDS AND FAMILY under the SUZUKI STRINGS rate. WE can always add more tickets if we reach 50 or remove tickets if we do not dip below 50.

Commitment needed to secure this performance by Tuesday October 30 evening.

SIGN UP AT PLAY IN or text Diana 608-695-4020 by Wed 10/31 9 am deadline

Name of performer and approximately how many attending.

Star Spangled Banner two versions : first position and upper octave. Suitable for students end of Book 1 through Sonora.

Star Spangled Banner lower register

Star Spangled Banner higher register

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SSM Holiday concert information

SSM Holiday Concerts this year are:

Sunday December 9 time TBD afternoon Great Wolf Lodge Sonora and Prelude

Saturday December 15 tune 10:30 play 11:00 Capitol Lakes Books 1-2

Sunday December 16 tune 1:30 play 2:00 Olbrich Gardens Book 3- Sonora

scroll down to HOLIDAY MUSIC PDF scroll down to Holiday Music PDF

Great Wolf Lodge concert Sunday December 9 will have a sign up for Prelude and Sonora students. Time to be secured soon and will be afternoon so that we have lots of time to swim. Repertoire will be same as Olbrich Gardens concert.

Capitol Lakes Book 1-2 concert Tuesday December 11 at 4:00- pm preceding the Olbrich Gardens rehearsal.

Concert is Saturday December 15 at the Capitol Lakes Retirement Center Auditorium. Parking is located across the street. Please be sure to take a ticket and have it validated at the front desk.

Capitol Lakes is located at 333 West Main Street, not far from the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Download the Capitol Lakes handout

Olbrich Gardens Concert Book 3-Sonora

Dress rehearsal is Tuesday December 11 at 4:45 pm in Bradfield Hall.

Performance is Sunday December 16. Tune 1:30 Perform 2:00

Download the Olbrich Gardens handout

Olbrich Gardens 2017

Olbrich Gardens 2017

book 1-2 holiday concert 2017

book 1-2 holiday concert 2017

SSM Kids for Peace concert Saturday Sept. 22 at Madison Children's Museum

Annual Kids for Peace concert at the Madison Children’s Museum

100 North Hamilton

Kids for Peace celebrates the UN International Day for Peace ( 9/21)

arrive to tune 10:30

perform 11:00-11:30

dress: blue SSM t-shirt and jeans or jean skirt

repertoire: September list

attending faculty: Maria-Rosa Germain

PLEASE SIGN UP TUESDAY AT GROUP CLASSES and let your private teacher know .

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SUZUKI STRINGS OF MADISON 2018-2019 Calendar

Suzuki Strings of Madison 2018-2019 Calendar

G = Group class

September

Tuesday 11           G1   Group classes begin   sign up for 100 Day Club

Tuesday 18          G2

Saturday 22         Kids for Peace Concert at Madison Children's museum
                             tune 10:30 perform 11:00
Tuesday 25          Play In Potluck
                             tune 4:15 play 4:30 eat 5:30
GROUP TUITION DUE       Please fill out registration form.

October

Tuesday 2             G3

Tuesday 9             G4

Tuesday 16            G5

Tuesday 23            G6

Saturday 27           Halloween Concert at State Capitol ( first floor rotunda)                                                                 

                               tune 10:30 play 11:00 in costume                               

Tuesday 30           Play In and Dress rehearsal for Solo recital

November

Sunday 4               Solo Recital Oakwood Village West Auditorium  tune 1:30 play 2:00

Tuesday 6              G7

Tuesday 13             G8

Tuesday 20             G9

Tuesday 27             Play In   and  Dress rehearsal for Graduation Recital


December

Saturday 1                Graduation recital Madison Christian Community tune 1:30 play 2:00

Tuesday 4                 G10

Sunday 9                   Great Wolf Lodge concert time TBD

Tuesday 11                  4:00 Twinkle class           

                                   4:00 pm book 1-2 dress rehearsal for Capitol Lakes concert

                                    4:45 pm bk 3- Sonora rehearsal for Olbrich Gardens concert

Saturday 15                 Capitol Lakes concert tune 10:30 play 11:00 (bk1-2)

Sunday 16                   Olbrich Gardens concert tune 1:30 play 2:00 (bk 3-Sonora)

Tuesday 18                  100 day club party

 

Winter Break: MMSD through January 6 and Middleton through January 1

                                  Groups restart Tuesday January 8

January 2019

Tuesday 8                  G1         100 day club starts

Tuesday 15                 G2

Tuesday 22                G3

Tuesday 29                Play In and Dress for solo recital
                                  GROUP TUITION DUE

February

Sunday 3                    Solo Recital Oakwood tune 1:30 play 2:00

Tuesday 5                   G4

Tuesday 12                  G5

Tuesday 19                  G6

Tuesday 26                  Play In and Dress for solo recital

March

Saturday 2                   Bach Around The Clock @St. Andrews time TBD

Sunday 3                      Solo Recital Madison Christian Community tune 1:30 play 2:00

Tuesday 5                     G7

Tuesday 12                    G8

Saturday 16                   SSM workshop CPC  8-5

Sunday 17                      SSM workshop MMSD Van Hise 8-2

Tuesday 19                     G9 and rehearsal for Apollo’s Fire

                          Spring break MMSD and MCP March 25-31

Saturday 30                  Apollo’s Fire Pre-show at the Union Theater

April

Tuesday 2                      G10

Tuesday 9                      G11

Saturday 13                     Madison Children's Museum MSO day performance time TBD

Tuesday 16                    G12

Tuesday 23                    G13

Tuesday 30                    Play In and Dress rehearsal for solo recitals

May

Sunday 5                    Two Solo recitals  Madison Christian Community    

                                   no 1 tune 1:30 play 2     no 2   tune 3:30 play 4:00

Tuesday 7                   All School dress rehearsal for Spring Concert  4:45

Saturday 11                 Spring Concert  Middleton Performing Arts Center  2-5

Tuesday 14                 100 Day club party   Sonora Prelude rehearsals

Tuesday 28                 Graduation Solo recital   Sonora Prelude rehearsal

June

Sunday 2                    Solo Graduation Recital  Oakwood Village tune 1:30 play 2:00

                    Sonora and Prelude will rehearse as needed in June

Friday 21                      Make Music Madison

 

dates to be determined:

Madison Mallards Star Spangled Banner  June

Sonora Tour   June

Prelude Tour   June

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SUZUKI STRINGS AT THE MADISON MALLARDS June 8 FRIDAY !

Suzuki Strings night at the Madison Mallards is Friday June 8, 2018  7:05 game 

Performers need to attend a pre baseball game rehearsal 6:00 pm info below.

DEADLINE TO PRE ORDER TICKETS IS  5/31

TO ORDER TICKETS EMAIL OR TEXT Diana dvpopowycz@gmail.com with your Name and number of tickets       Diana at 608-695-4020

Tickets are 10$ each and include entry and a baseball cap- cash or check to SSM ( performers of national anthem also need a ticket.  ) We will all be seated together for Suzuki fun at the baseball game.

INVITE FAMILY AND FRIENDS!  You don't have to perform to attend. It's just a great Suzuki event.

STAR SPANGLED BANNER INFORMATION FOR PLAYERS

Please be solidly memorized.  There are two versions  : one all in first position and one that goes into third position. Learn according to your ability .   
NOTE:  version 1A please DO NOT TAKE THE RETAKE AT MEASURE 18  - bow it as is so that is matches the upper version. The pair of D eighth notes starts on an upbow.  Copies of the music were in the last newsletter.

WEAR: Suzuki blue t shirt and jeans 

ARRIVE TO REHEARSE:  6:00 pm 1601 N Sherman ave parking lot of Shabazz HS and then we will drive over the few blocks to the Mallards Baseball field just up the street.Tickets will also be distributed there for performers and their families and friends. 

If you are not playing the anthem I will have your tickets in will call under Suzuki Strings and your last name at Warner Park Mallards baseball field.

 

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Spring Concert rehearsal and concert information 5/8 and 5/12

TUESDAY MAY 8

4:00 Dalcroze class . No other classes in session.

4:45 All school mandatory dress rehearsal

also sign up for:

100 day club May 15  

Madison Mallards baseball Star Spangled Banner June 8

PLEASE READ ALL THE CONCERT INFORMATION CAREFULLY

If you have questions about black and white attire, either bring to dress rehearsal or show your private studio teacher. 

SSM Spring Concert
Middleton High School Performing Arts Center Saturday,
May 12th 2018

2100 Bristol Street adjacent to the Middleton High School

2:30 Tune / 3:00 Performance

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mandatory Dress Rehearsal
Tuesday, May 8th ~ Bradfield Hall ~ 4:45-6:30
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concert Dress
White Tops & Black Bottoms
Dark Shoes
Black socks, tights or hose

Repertoire:

Twinkles
Lightly Row
Song of the Wind
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
O Come Little Children Allegro
Étude
Minuet 2
Chorus
Musette
Long Long Ago & Variation Waltz
Lully Gavotte Gavotte in g minor Humoresque
Bach Bourree
Seitz 5/1
Vivaldi a minor, 1st Mvt. Bach Double German Dance Veracini Gigue Handel D Major, 2nd Mvt. Mozart Minuet

Pretwinkle Spotlight Pieces - Rest Position Song, Pop Goes the Weasel, Rocket Poem, Carnival in Rio, and E Monkey Song.

Prelude Spotlight Pieces - Mozart Round and Mendelssohns On Wings of Song
Sonora Spotlight Pieces - Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 1, Dvorak/McLean and Treas Violines, J. Johow SSM String Ensemble – TBA

Duet Assignments
Book 3/4 Class - Lightly Row, Song of the Wind, Go Tell Aunt Rhody, O Come Little Children and Allegro.

Prelude - Minuet 2, Chorus and Musette
Sonora - Long, Long Ago & Variation, Lully Gavotte, Gavotte in g minor and Humoresque.