Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Regional Workshop and Concert

Nov. 13 and 14, 2015
Classes Friday afternoon starting at 3 p.m.

and Saturday starting at 9 a.m.

Concert at 5 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 14,
all at Heritage Center, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City

Guest Clinicians:

Susan Reed of Boston. Nationally famous violinist, storyteller, composer and performer.  More info: https://www.susanreed.com/

Xun Sun, internationally recognized violinist and conductor who also directs the Orchestra of Southern Utah, http://myosu.org/ and directs the string program at Southern Utah University, https://www.suu.edu/faculty/sun/professional.php

Music Repertoire

1."'Thank you Dr. Suzuki" http://suzukimusicutah.org/celebration-music-list/ for music link
2."'Where Love is Deep: Sign language with Susan Reed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oQ2Mm0-e0k&feature=youtu.be
3. America the Beautiful by Ward, arr. Starr
(beginners may play open G, Book 1 repeat melody in lower beginning key)
From Delightful Duets for Young Violinists - Part 1 and 2 for Violin by William Starr

Book 1: Twinkles:  Variation C in A major (Grasshopper), Variation D in D Major (Peanut Butter Jelly Sandwich) and Theme in A Major
Lightly Row with harmony
Long Long, Ago with harmony
Etude with harmony

Book 2: 
Hunter’s Chorus by Weber (violin, viola, and cello are all in same key)
Two Grenadiers by Schumann with harmony

Book 3:
Gavotte by Becker (same key for violin and viola)

Book 5
Gavotte by Bach, revised edition for violin only (duet)

Advanced Violin:  
On Wings of Song, by Felix Mendelssohn (Bk 4+) Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJ7LFwMciQM

     From Singing Violins Arranged by Doris Preucil

Hunters Chorus (same key as violin), Book 2
4th movement of Telemann Double in Book 4

Allegro, by Suzuki arr. By Adam Silverman, Book 1 fits with ensemble arrangement
Musette, by J. S. Bach, Book 2
Pachelbel Canon, arr. by Piano Guys
(saving Swan for future concert)

Ragtime Annie, Fairfield Fiddle Farm Vol 1, adv. In Vol 2: with Harmony (beginners leave out doublestops or play open D)

Perpetuoso by Brian Holmes
March by Prokofiev

Conducting Added to Regional Workshop

Our guest conductor will be Dr. Xun Sun, Orchestra of Southern Utah Conductor and Director of Strings and Orchestra at Southern Utah University.  He will be helping with basic conducting skills for teachers and students in addition to directing the orchestra pieces for the workshop and concert.

To register contact suzukistringscedar@gmail.com or complete forms below photos:

Xun Sun serves as guest conductor for the regional workshop.
Susan Reed teaching at Bryce Canyon Workshop (photo by Wes Clarke)

WORKSHOP ONLY ENTRY  FORM (just Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13 and 14, 2015)
please send it in by Oct 15, 2015 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 (taking $10.00 off the Individual Fee)
SAU (Suzuki Association of Utah) MEMBER  Yes _____ No _____
Circle instrument(s)
City_________________________ State ________Zip________
Phone_______________     Email:______________________________
Teacher_________________Teacher's Email or Phone ________________
Most Advanced Concert Piece___________________
***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
Mail to: 
Sara Penny, 1366 North Fairway Drive, Cedar City, UT  84721
Questions: suzukistringscc@gmail.com  or 435-586-2286
which also includes REGIONAL WORKSHOP and CONCERT
starting Wed., Sept. 9, SUU Music Building
5 p.m. Rooms 206, 207 and 104
The group class fee for Suzuki Strings is due at the beginning of each semester.
$70 for one student   $80 for two students    $90 Three or more students in one family
     Suzuki Association of Utah (SAU) members have a $10 discount off the group fee.
If you would like to join SAU please contact Sara or Marin before Sept. 20.  It’s $30 per family and gives discounts to state activities plus a parent newsletter.
     Please give this slip with your group fee to your teacher, Sara Penny, or Marin Colby by the end of the 1st month of the beginning semester you have registered for -  THANKS! 

We want to make sure each child is recognized with correct spellings for programs.






Parent Name__________________________________Home Phone______________Cell #_________
CURRENT EMAIL: _________________________
Send to: 
Sara Penny, 1366 North Fairway Drive, Cedar City, UT  84721
Questions: suzukistringscc@gmail.com  or Sara Penny, 435-586-2286; or Marin Colby, 435-231-2182

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Summer Performances 2015

Suzuki Strings Cedar City students perform for community, church, and family events.  We have students who played in a wedding in Trinidad, for Groove-kids, at Cedar Music and at Groovefest. They are also busy with other activities like sports, dance, and music workshops. Two of the students are singing and dancing in the English Greenshow for the Utah Shakespeare Festival.  Thanks to the parents and teachers for the photos.   Thanks to the families who were able to participate.

Cedar Music Store Celebrated World Music Day on June 20

Groove-kids performance at Heritage Center on June 22

Fiddling at Groovefest on June 27