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Notes for the Week September 9th-13th, 2019

Regular Lessons Week

257 practice days until trophies are awarded in 2020!

Lessons Schedule

September 9th-13th- Regular Lesson Week

September 16th-20th-Regular Lesson Week

September 23rd-27th- Regular Lesson Week

September 30th-October 4th- Group Lesson Week

*Your teacher will go over your red orientation packet at your lesson. If you went to group last week then you should have received one. If you didn’t attend group, then your teacher will have a packet ready for you.

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 9am-12pm

*The office will be closed on Monday morning, you can email and text Tenley if you need to get in touch quickly.

Concert Program-Due Date for Ads September 27th

Now is a great time to reserve your ad space for the Fall Concert program, to be debuted in October 2019. Email the Suzuki Office for prices and reservations. If every family sold or purchased an ad for the program we would reach our fundraising goals for the year by December!

Amazon Smile

For those of you who shop online with Amazon, you can help Suzuki School of the Arts by using Amazon Smile. We are an eligible 501©(3) organization. Simply use your regular Amazon information to log in with Amazon Smile and be sure to select Suzuki School of the Arts as the benefitting organization of your choice. Thank you for supporting our organization!

Practice Tip of the Week

Make up silly words to go with your Suzuki pieces. If you can sing your pieces on pitch you can play them on your instrument much easier!

Example: Go Tell Aunt Rhody

Go tell Aunt Rhody, John is very sick, Please tell the doctor, John is sick in bed. He had some popcorn, then some candy-floss, then peanut-butter on his bread. Go tell Aunt Rhody, John is very sick, Please tell the doctor, John is sick in bed.

RALPHFEST - Saturday, October 19th-more details to come

All students are encouraged to come join us for a fun filled afternoon at the Monday’s Farm in Claremont. There will be bluegrass jams, a Suzuki Play In concert, Hayrides, a Pig Pickin, Silent Auction, and good old-fashioned outside playing. Please come join us for a great afternoon. This festival/fund-raiser is in memory of Ralph Monday, the patriarch of the Monday family. He was an older beginning violin student, supported the Suzuki School of the Arts, and loved playing violin with his whole heart.


Online registration is now open at

We will be hosting our annual weekend workshop for ALL of our students, on the weekend of November 8th and 9th. This is an opportunity to come to a wonderful Suzuki Workshop and enjoy working with world class teachers for the weekend. Master classes will be scheduled on Friday, and Groups will be on Saturday. We will have 2 great elective classes if you choose to participate in them; Fun With Snacks and Bucket Drumming/Percussion. It is a great opportunity and a way to enhance your musical skills in a fun environment.

Save the Date

BARNES AND NOBLE FUND RAISER - Saturday, December 21st

JAM DAY - Saturday, February 22nd

2021 SSA TOUR TO ITALY - April 1 - 10, 2021

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