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Regional Workshop & Concert Nov. 2 and 3


(poster design by Rollan Fell)
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Regional workshop and concert Nov. 2 and 3, 2018


Concert  on Sat., Nov. 3, 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
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Repertoire:
Book 1 
Twinkle Variation A in Key of D, Theme in Key of A
Lightly Row with harmony
O Come Little Children with harmony
Etude with harmony and duet
Happy Farmer with orchestra accompaniment

Book 2
Bourrée  by Handel with orchestra accompaniment
Gavotte from Mignon by Thomas, violin only

Book 3
Gavotte in D Major, violin only (use revised edition)

Book 4
2nd Seitz, violin only at this point although we own the orchestra parts if we feel we can add to the orchestra.  We'll decide by mid Sept.

Book 6
Allegro by Fiocco

Fiddle and supplementary
Barrage Vol 1:  Country Dance and Blue Bells (open D drone for beginners)
Star Spangled Banner from Let Us Have Music book, cello bass line of piano (beginners open G

Orchestra
Gabriel's Oboe thanks to the Cozzens family
Telemann concerto thanks to Denise Willey
Troika by Prokofiev

Viola
Concerto in G major by Telemann, 1st mvt.  (again I have orchestra parts if we are able to add to orchestra time)
Chorus by Handel, viola only

Cello
Perpetual Motion (beginners open D)
Angus Campbell (thanks to Catherine Schulzke)
John Dunbar Theme
Elfintanz (Elf Dance) by Jenkinson in Solos for Young Cellists, Volume 2

We are excited to welcome Denise Willey, Lara Willey, and Catherine Schulzke as our workshop clinicians.
Denise Willey
Denise Willey, founder of the Lyceum Orchestra Program in 1987, is starting a new youth orchestra this summer, the VIVACE ORCHESTRA PROGRAM. She also founded the Lyceum Music Festival Youth, a hugely successful orchestra summer camp.  She is an SAA Registered Suzuki Teacher Trainer, and was selected “Studio Music Teacher of the Year” by Utah’s American String Teachers Association.  She has served on the Suzuki Association of Utah Board of Directors for thirty years.  Mrs. Willey published the I LOVE to Read Music! Literacy Series, and has authored Easy Steps to Music Reading.  She received her Bachelor of Music from the U of Utah, played in Mormon Youth Symphony for years, and taught school orchestra for a dozen years before she retired to raise her family. She's back in school this fall after 30 years. She also performs with Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra. Mrs. Willey was a home-schooling/Suzuki mother of six now-grown children, who have all received national recognition for their accomplishments, and the happy grandmother of nearly 10.


Catherine Anne Willey Schulzke graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University, earning a degree in Classical Studies (Latin) and Music.  She has also served as a music missionary for twelve years in the Orchestra at Temple Square, and is co-principal cellist. She has soloed with the Utah Symphony (twice), Utah Valley Symphony, Timpanogos Symphony, Lyceum Music Festival, at two ASTA National Conferences, and for a world audience with Debut National Orchestra at Mt. Rushmore. She is a fully- trained Suzuki teacher and has taught private cello lessons since 2005. She has been the faculty cellist at Vivace Orchestra Program, Lyceum Music Festival Youth, Mountains and Strings Retreat, and Bryce Canyon Music Camp. She spent a semester teaching in Kyiv, Ukraine, and served a mission to Cape Verde. An aspiring polyglot (eleven,) she took first place in the 2016 International Yengitch Latin Competition. She is married to her BFF, Nate Schulzke. 

Lara Willey is a senior at Utah Valley University on full music scholarship, where she
serves as concert master of the UVU Symphony. Her teacher is Donna Fairbanks and
she is double majoring in Violin Performance and Commercial Music (Film Scoring.)
Miss Willey has soloed with the Utah Symphony a record five times, along with the
Debut Orchestra in Beverly Hills, at three ASTA National Conferences, five times with
Utah Valley Symphony, with UVU Symphony in 2016 and 2018, among others.  She
was concert master of the Lyceum Philharmonic and Music Festival for ten years, from
age 12, concertmaster of Utah’s All-State Orchestra, and performed in National High School Honors Orchestra.  Rebekah started violin at 12 months with her mother, and also studied with Deborah Moench, Barbara Williams, and Katherine Eberly.  She played her first full symphony at age 7, and solo violin in “Fiddler in the Roof” at 12. She won the Utah Prize in the first Stradivarius International Violin Competition, first prize in the Utah Baroque Competition, and 2nd place in the Grand Junction Symphony Competition. Teacher-trained in the Suzuki method, Rebekah maintains a studio of young violinists/violists, is the new director of the Vivace Chamber Ensemble, and the faculty violinist at Lyceum Music Festival Youth, Mountains and Strings, and Bryce Canyon Music Camp.






--------Students are welcome to join us for the regional workshop and concert.  
Those involved in the SUU group classes are automatically enrolled in the workshop and concert through their group fee.

For students not enrolled in SUU group classes please complete this form and 
send by Oct 15 , 2018 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

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The workshop begins on Friday (11/1) at the Heritage Theater in Cedar City.  Hours are: Friday 3:30 to 7:00 pm.  Saturday 9 am to 2:00 pm with a 5:00 concert.  Lunch is provided for all participants on Saturday.   (The Storybook Parade is at 2:00 on Saturday afternoon.)  

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