Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Brian Lewis, Guest Clinician, for Nov. Workshop in Cedar City

Regional Workshop and Concert:  Nov. 3 and 4, 2017

Concert  on Sat., Nov. 4, at 5 p.m. Public invited 

(suggested donation $5)
Heritage Center, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City, UT
Classes Friday afternoon starting at 3 p.m.
and Saturday starting at 9 a.m., all at Heritage Center
We are thrilled to announce that Brian Lewis will be the clinician.  Learn more about him at http://brianlewisviolin.com/

Repertoire, schedule, and registration information below:

Brian Lewis
Dr. Ka-Wai Yu, Guest Cello Clinician
Dr. Paul Abegg, Guest Orchestra Director

Everyone: 
All Instruments:
Persian Cat (from SAU magazine to help beginners understand low 2)
Auld Lang Syne from Let Us Have Music for the Violin Volume 2, Carl Fischer
(we’ll add orchestra parts)
Turkish March by Beethoven from Let Us Have Music for the Violin Volume 2, Carl Fischer (with orchestra parts)
You Are My Sunshine  by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell, arr. Wesley Schaum from Anthology Pop Standards, published by Belwin
Riu, Riu, Chiu, 16th Century Christmas Spanish Carol

Book 1: 
Twinkle Variation A in D Major (Mississippi Hotdog) and Theme in A with harmony
May Song with orchestra harmonies
Minuet 1 with orchestra harmonies

Book 2:  Long, Long Ago with variation, orchestra harmonies
Witches Dance, violin only

Book 3: Gavotte in G minor, violin and viola only (cello is in different key so no cello for this piece)

Fiddle:  
Wake Up Suzy Reel from Fairfield Fiddle Farm 1st repeat only and D.C.
Celtic "Give Me Your Hand" arr. Amy Gold

Orchestra:
Fairy Tale arranged by Rimi Fletcher
Land of Liberty Medley
Fire in the Forge by Ted Allen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86AFpiqKrNI
Spinning Song, arr. Dalley 

Advanced Violin: 
Bk: 5:  Vivaldi Concerto in G minor, 1st mvt.

Viola:
Bk 1: Lightly Row
Bk 6: Hungarian Dance #5

Cello:
Bk 1: Perpetual Motion, Suzuki
Bk. 3 La Cinquantaine, Gabriel-Marie
Sonata in E Minor, Op. 38, No. 1-Romberg/Farrar (quartet arrangement) 
(Solos for Young Cellists, Volume 3 (Cello Part & Piano Accompaniment)
(ed., and arr. Carey Cheney)

Group classes resume at SUU on Sept. 6
This workshop is included in the group class fee.

Draft Schedule.  If you see a mistake or have a question please send to suzukistringscc@gmail.com

Friday, Nov. 3
Regional Suzuki Strings
Workshop & Concert
Heritage Center
Conference Center Room 7, enter by office on southwest corner of building and go upstairs

Arrive at least 10 minutes before class to be ready, sit quietly and listen when it’s a piece you do not know yet.
Conference Center Room 2
enter by office on southwest corner of building and go upstairs
3 p.m.

(Some of you may need to arrange to get out of school early to be on time.)
Violin and Viola:
Brian Lewis, guest clinician
Concerto in G minor, 1st mvt., Vivaldi, Book 5, violin only
Hot Canary, violin only
Gavotte in G minor, violin and viola
Hungarian Dance #5, viola only
Tasha Seegmiller, pianist
Cello:
Ka-Wai Yu, guest clinician
Perpetual Motion, Bk 1
Bk. 3 La Cinquaintaine, Gabriel-Marie
Sonata in E Minor, Op. 38, No. 1-Romberg/Farrar (quartet arrangement)
Melany Jeffs, piano
4 p.m.
Orchestra: 
Paul Abegg, guest clinician
Land of Liberty Medley
Fire in the Forge
Fairy Tale 
Spinning Song
Tasha Seegmiller, piano 
Brian Lewis, guest clinician
Violins, Violas, and Cello
Who are not in Orchestra:  
Auld Lang Syne 
Turkish March 
You Are My Sunshine  
Riu, Riu, Chiu
Minuet 1 
Long Long, Ago with variation
Witches' Dance, violin only
Rimi Fletcher, pianist
5 p.m.
Orchestra:
Paul Abegg, guest clinician
Auld Lang Syne 
Turkish March 
You Are My Sunshine 
Riu, Riu, Chiu
Minuet 1 
Long Long, Ago with variation
Twinkle Variation A in D Major (Mississippi Hotdog) and Theme in A with harmony
May Song 
Persian Cat
Give Me Your Hand
Wake Up Suzy Reel
Tasha Seegmiller and Rimi Fletcher, piano
Beginning Class: 
Brian Lewis, guest clinician 
Twinkle Variation A in D Major (Mississippi Hotdog) and Theme in A with harmony
May Song 
Persian Cat
Lightly Row, viola
Perpetual Motion, cello
Give Me Your Hand
Wake Up Suzy Reel
Beth Stephenson, pianist
6 p.m.
15 minute Break
15 minute Break
6:15 p.m.
Developing Independent Musicians and Parent Questions:
Clinicians will give ideas and answer parent questions about learning an instrument (Question Time)
Everyone to Room 7





Saturday, Nov. 4
On Stage 
9 and 10 a.m. Brian Lewis
11:15 Paul Abegg and Ka-Wai Yu
Downstairs
Ka-Wai Yu at 9 a.m.
and Paul Abegg at 10 a.m.
Brian Lewis at 11:15

9 a.m.
Violas:
Brian Lewis
Hungarian Dance #5
Lightly Row
Gavotte in G minor
Tasha Seegmiller, piano
Cello:
Ka-Wai Yu 
Bk. 3 La Cinquaintaine, Gabriel-Marie
Sonata in E Minor, Op. 38, No. 1-Romberg/Farrar (quartet arrangement)
Perpetual Motion, Bk 1
Melany Jeffs, piano
10 a.m.
Violin, Advanced
 Brian Lewis
Concerto in G minor, 1st mvt., Vivaldi, Book 5 
Hot Canary
Witches Dance
Long Long Ago with variation
Minuet I
Wake Up Suzy Reel


Tasha Seegmiller, pianist
All Violin, Viola, and Cello who do not play Advanced Violin pieces, 
Paul Abegg and Ka-Wai Yu
Auld Lang Syne 
Turkish March 
You Are My Sunshine  
Riu, Riu, Chiu
Minuet 1 
Long Long, Ago with variation
Witches' Dance, violin only
Rimi Fletcher, piano
11:00 a.m.
15 minute Break
15 minute Break
11:15 a.m.
Orchestra
Paul Abegg and Ka-Wai Yu
Land of Liberty Medley
Fire in the Forge
Fairy Tale 
Spinning Song
Give Me Your Hand
Auld Lang Syne 
Turkish March 
You Are My Sunshine  
Riu, Riu, Chiu
Tasha Seegmiller, piano
All Beginning Students 
Brian Lewis
Twinkle Variation A in D Major (Mississippi Hotdog) and Theme in A with harmony
May Song 
Persian Cat
Lightly Row, viola
Perpetual Motion, cello
Rimi Fletcher, piano
12:30
Lunch Break
You may bring a lunch and eat downstairs.  Please clean up. Parent supervision please.
2:00 p.m.
Dress Rehearsal – EVERYONE
(We run all of the pieces starting with the easiest so you may have a break when we get to the pieces you don’t know. You don’t have to be in your concert clothes yet.)

5:00 p.m.
CONCERT: Dress clothes please
Invite your family and friends. 
The $5 suggested donation helps us pay the Heritage Center rental.

WORKSHOP ONLY ENTRY  FORM (just Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3  and 4, 2017)
please send by Oct 6 , 2017 to avoid the late fee of $5.00
Fees: Twinkle Students through Allegretto  $20.00
Individual Student (Etude and above) $40.00 
SAU members:  $30.00 (discount of $10.00 off the Individual Fee for SAU members)
SAU (Suzuki Association of Utah) MEMBER  Yes _____ No _____
AMOUNT ENCLOSED__________
Name_____________________________________________________
Circle instrument(s)
VIOLIN      VIOLA      CELLO      CONTRABASS
Address__________________________________________________________
City_________________________ State ________Zip________
Phone_______________     Email:______________________________
Teacher_________________Teacher's Email or Phone ________________
***Make your check payable to Suzuki Strings
and fill out a separate form for each child.***
Teachers – please send in the forms as soon as you can and you may participate in the classes and concerts at no extra fee if you have students participating.
Mail to: 
Sara Penny, 1366 North Fairway Drive, Cedar City, UT  84721

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Spring Concert and Classes Photos

Thanks to everyone involved in a strong season.  We are pleased with the progress and will look forward to resuming group classes on Sept. 6. Enjoy playing your music for family and friends and remember to keep listening and practicing daily for best results.

Concert Photos:















Gold Cup Recital for Southern Utah String Festival:



Group Classes:





Dress Rehearsal at Heritage Center:













Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Jack Ashton Directing Combined YACP and Suzuki Strings in April 2017

Thanks to Jack Ashton and his exceptional group, Young Artist Chamber Players, for the joint concert in Cedar City with Suzuki Strings.  We appreciate everyone who made an effort to be a part of this concert.  Thanks to teachers and parents who shared photos.  Special thanks to Becky Hesterman for helping arrange the tour and Rev. Lee Montgomery and Carol Bolsover at St. Jude's for allowing us to perform in their wonderful church.

Performance:
































Rehearsal:














 




Before Performance:


After Performance: