221 practice days until trophies are awarded in 2020!
28 Days until Fall Workshop!
October14th-18th- Regular Lesson Week
October21st-25th- Group Lesson Week
October 24th-25th-Suzuki School Closed, St Luke’s is having a conference all over campus
October 28th-November 1st- Regular Lesson Week
RALPHFEST - Saturday, October 19th THIS SATURDAY!!!!
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.
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Practice Tip of the Week
Penny Practice - For every piece you play, put a penny in a container. When the container is full, donate it to a charity of your choice. (Nickels, dimes, and quarters work too)
SSA REGIONAL WEEKEND WORKSHOP - November 8-9
Online registration is now open at www.suzukischool.net
Early Bird Discount until October 25th.
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.
Sunday December 1st, 2019 6pm
New Covenant Church of God on Henry River Rd
Prelude and Church Service hymns
This is a great opportunity to practice performing in a church service prelude and hymns during the service. The members of this church are very excited to have us come and perform for them. Contact Nan Freeman 828 308 0118 for more information.
Save the Date
November 5th- Spirit Night at El Paso! (more details to come)
BARNES AND NOBLE FUND RAISER - Saturday, December 21st
JAM DAY - Saturday, February 22
May 2nd- National Anthem performance for Hickory Crawdads
2021 SSA TOUR TO ITALY - April 1 - 10, 2021