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35th Annual Spring Concert

Suzuki Strings Celebrates Spring with Public Concert Miss Utah Guest Artist
The 35th annual Suzuki Strings Spring Concert will be on Thursday, May 3, at 7 p.m. in the Heritage Center, 105 N. 100 East in Cedar City. Guest artist will be Miss Utah, JessiKate Riley, who started violin with the program at age 3 and played as a soloist with the Orchestra of Southern Utah a few years ago. The public is invited and the suggested donation is $5.
The Suzuki Strings Cedar City program teaches violin, viola, and cello to students from age 3 to adult and plays music ranging from fiddling to classical.  The orchestra has selected music from multiple eras, including Handel and the popular movie theme “Somewhere Out There.”  The advanced violinists are setting their talents to the challenging Mozart "Rondo" and Corelli's "La Folia." Cellists will play Bach and the theme from "Mission Impossible" while the violists are playing a popular "Allegro" by Suzuki and…

Young Artist Chamber Players and Suzuki Strings Cedar City Photos and Videos

Concert April 14, 2018 with Young Artist Chamber Players and Suzuki Strings Cedar City. Thanks to  all of the students who performed and special thanks to Jack Ashton, director of the Young Artist Chamber Players from northern Utah.  We appreciate the help of Becky Hesterman in helping facilitate this annual concert.  Thanks also to the Suzuki Strings teachers, pianist Sunny Chen, and the student families for their help. It is a joy to perform in the St. Jude's chapel with its amazing acoustics.  More information on YACP at http://www.youngartistchamberplayers.org/index.html

Video links for a few of the pieces
YACP:
Red Pony Suite by Copland https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nd3nGDWkLsY
Paganini Perpetual Moto featuring Cameron Jeppson  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFpreaTumGM&list=PL2mW0JRY6Nshhe_mNMTz_Yt5h44y5DEMM&index=2
Combined Groups:
Capriol Suite Basse Dance  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU1808BlxOM
Capriol Suite Pied-en-l'air https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c…

Saturday, April 14, Concert at 4 p.m.

You are Invited to a Joint Concert with Jack Ashton's Young Artist Chamber Players and Suzuki Strings Cedar City on Saturday, April 14, at 4 p.m. in the St. Jude's Episcopal Church at 70 N. 200 West in Cedar City.  Free and the public is invited.
YACP Selections: The Red Pony by Aaron Copland Moto Perpetuo by Niccolo Paganini, Cameron Jeppson, Soloist Violin Concerto in C by Joseph Haydn, Brooklyn Fagergren, Soloist String Quartet No. 8 for String Orchestra by Dmitri Shostakovich
Suzuki Strings Selections: Boil the Cabbage, arr. Hall Hunter's Chorus by Weber Concerto No. 2, 3rd mvt. by Seitz
Combined Pieces Selections from Capriol Suite by Peter Warlock   Basse Dance   Pieds-en-l'air   Sword Dance
Preview music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFwt6exTne4