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.

May 12 Saturday All School Spring Concert Middleton PAC 3:00 pm

Suzuki Strings of Madison presents its annual Spring concert featuring : SSM ensemble, presentation of the 2018 Twinkle class, Sonora and Prelude and an all SSM concert.

Please read the following information carefully.  Practice thoughtfully on the concert pieces and the assigned duets.  Feel free to use the SSM black and white bins to update your concert attire.

 

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

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.

 

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TUESDAY FEBRUARY 27 SUZUKI STRINGS REHEARSALS

Tuesday February 27  

   - Many events are happening , please read carefully. THIS IS NOT YOUR TYPICAL PLAY IN and we need to get all the rehearsals running smoothly. Thank you so much in advance for arriving ON TIME and being ready to take your places.

Play in for PreTwinkle - Book 4  meet in the Covenant Presbyterian Sanctuary

tuning is at 4:15 playin is 4:30-5:00

Ensemble performs at 5:00 !  all please stay to listen  ( arrive 4:45)

5:15 Book 3-4 continue Play IN 

5:15 is Bach Around the Clock rehearsal for SONORA AND PRELUDE for the March 4 performance

5:45 is Sonora rehearsal in Choir room  for their March 3 Eighth Black Bird pre-show

 Rehearsal for the March 4 Solo recital will be in the Choir room 4:15

As always please not food or drink in the sanctuary . Be aware that the CPC trash and treasure is filling their hallways. 

 

 

BACH AROUND THE CLOCK INFORMATION FOR 3/4 and 3/10 CONCERTS

SUZUKI STRINGS OF MADISON IS PERFORMING AT TWO EVENTS!

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Suzuki Strings is participating in two performances for Bach Around the Clock.

~Prelude and Sonora ONLY will be Sunday March 4 at the Chazen Museum

~Book 1- 4 will be Saturday March 10 at St. Andrew's Church

Please read the specifics for your correct concert level.

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                SUNDAY MARCH 4  ARRIVE AND BE READY AT 11:30 SHARP

CHAZEN Art Museum 750 University Avenue GALLERY 3

Park at Lake Street Ramp

             SONORA AND PRELUDE ONLY ( DUE TO SPACE CONSTRAINTS)

               BLACK AND WHITE CONCERT ATTIRE AND SONORA ATTIRE

PERFORMANCE ORDER:

BACH MINUET 3 MAJOR AND MINOR SECTIONS WITH REPEATS AND DUET PART

BACH GAVOTTE IN G MINOR WITH DUET PART

BACH MINUET 2 WITH DUET PART

BACH BOURREE MAJOR AND MINOR ALL REPEATS   (no duet )

BACH DOUBLE CONCERTO IN D MINOR 1ST MOVEMENT

   WE WILL BE PERFORMING SECOND -ESTIMATED TIME 12:45  ( no video or photo at performance is allowed, and NPR and Chazen will be professionally doing that).

LIVE STREAM will be via WERN  88.7 FM  Sunday Afternoon Live at the Chazen

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SATURDAY MARCH 10  ARRIVE 12:30  PERFORM 1:00

ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH 1833 REGENT STREET  street parking

BOOK 1-4 PERFORMING  

ATTIRE IS BLUE SSM TSHIRTS AND  TIDY JEANS

REPERT0IRE:

MINUET 1       MINUET 2     MINUET 3

MUSETTE      GAVOTTE IN G MINOR    BACH BOURREE

Video taping and photography is allowed at St Andrews Church.  There is plenty or seating so feel free to invite friends and relatives.

LIVESTREAM WILL BE AVAILABLE- CLICK ON  LINK BELOW

https://bacharoundtheclock.wordpress.com/live-stream/

 

SUPPORT BACH AROUND THE CLOCK

DONATE ONLINE  ON THEIR WEBSITE:https://bacharoundtheclock.wordpress.com/donate/

OR MAKE A CHECK OUT TO BACH AROUND THE CLOCK   and mail to

BATC   1902 Rowley Avenue Madison Wisconsin  53726

 

 

Eight Blackbird Saturday March 3 at 7:30 pm Union Theater

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Eighth Blackbird Eighth Blackbird is “one of the smartest, most dynamic contemporary classical ensembles on the planet” (Chicago Tribune). Launched by six entrepreneurial Oberlin Conservatory undergraduates in 1996, this Chicago-based super-group has earned its status as “a brand-name…defined by adventure, vibrancy and quality….known for performing from memory, employing choreography and collaborations with theater artists, lighting designers and even puppetry artists”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4B1JItlIDZo

They will be performing selections from their grammy award winning Hand Eye.

SSM special student rate $10.00 with a parent ticket starting at $25.00 Just mention "suzuki strings" when calling the box office 608-265-2787  or in person at the UW Memorial Union Box Office.  Let's fill Shannon Hall with SSM families. Get your tickets now.

Special guests SONORA STRINGS performs as pre-show 7:00 pm in the hall.

Check out this post in The Green Room http://wisconsinuniontheater.tumblr.com/post/169511288957/eighth-blackbird-keeping-classical-contemporary

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