SSSG Notes February 9, 2018

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Hello Suzuki families,

Please note: there are  regular SSSG Group classes on Saturday, February 10 but none the following Family Day Weekend.

The SSSG Music Fair is quickly approaching on February 24-please let your friends, neighbours, family members etc know about this welcoming event!

Janet Johnson
Suzuki String School of Guelph
administrative assistant

SSSG Music Fair fair
Please let us know if you have any of the following to donate for this day:   
used books, cds or dvds 
Please contact Janet at: & or leave donations by the File folders.
Thanks kindly for your support.

SSSG Board seeks a Fundraising Chair fund


Volunteer Role Description: Fundraising Chair
Seek contributions from the corporations to increase SSSG's Endowment Fund
Facilitate the search for corporate sponsors either for the school or for the two yearly large concerts
Disseminate fundraising information within the school
Communicate with Parent Liaisons
Attend monthly Board meetings during the school year (10 meetings)
Have an interest in and be enthusiastic about fundraising
Be a clear and effective communicator 
Be dedicated to the SSSG's mission
Be engaging and outgoing
Motivate without being dictatorial
Be creative 
Possess business acumen, especially with corporate funding
*As of September 8th, 2017, the Endowment Fund is at $205,000.  
The Fund goal is to raise $1,000,000.
For more information, please contact SSSG Human Resource Committee Chair, Katharine Creery:

Suzuki Early Childhood Education (SECE) free class! SECE

Kiwanis Music Festival of Guelph 2018kiw
Kiwanis Music Festival of Guelph

Festival Gala ConcertSaturday, February 10 - GYMC
We are still seeking performers  for this exciting annual fundraising event!  Every year, local professional musicians and advanced students donate their time and talents for the listening pleasure of our appreciative audience. 
This year's Featured Guest Artists are Pianist, Morgan-Paige Melbourne and Singer/Songwriter, Mikalyn Hay!  If any advanced students are interested in performing a piece or two, please let me know.  This is an eclectic concert and we welcome all styles of musical entertainment.

This elegant evening features not only a delightful concert, but also a vast selection of hors d'oeuvres and desserts including cupcakes and a chocolate fountain, and a huge silent auction with something for everyone.  Beer and wine are also available.  Mark your calendars now and plan to come out for a very enjoyable evening in support of your Kiwanis Music Festival!
Hope to see you all soon,
Heather Fleming
Festival Coordinator

GSO presents Hansel and Gretel han
Sunday February 11th at 3pm, the Guelph Symphony Orchestra  presents  Humperdinck's fairy-tale opera, Hansel and Gretel, featuring an all-Canadian cast, staged by one of the most celebrated "Gretel"s of her generation, director Linda Kitchen, Conductor, Judith Yan. Tickets available through River Run Centre

The Stonefields Quartet stone
"The Stonefields Quartet is the Faculty Quartet with the members being: Joy Schuster, Elayne Ras, Andrea Cook and Anna Hughes. We have put cards in all of the family file folders so that if you or anyone you know is interested in hiring a quartet to provide quality, live music for any occasion, we would be happy to provide that service. If you did not find your card feel free to contact us through Anna Hughes at:  and I will give you a card and answer any questions about the quartet."
Anna Hughes