SSSG Notes March 10, 2017

In This Issue:

Dear SSSG families,

Please know that there are regular SSSG Private or Group classes March 11-19 due to March break. Enjoy!

Janet Johnson
Suzuki String School of Guelph
administrative assistant

Behind the Scenes: SSSG Music Fair-Thank you volunteers!!! scenes
Last week's SSSG Music Fair was a celebration of the best of the SSSG - our music and our community. There were so many volunteers and helpers that we couldn't fit them all into one photo! 
Thank you to Lisa, Andrea, Kathleen, Deanna, Vasanti, Joanne, Julia & Joyce who greeted visitors at the door, Walter and Janet who organized the day, Grace, Eunah, Sue, Paula, Amy & Rupinder who ran the book sale, Hal who played his violin so beautifully for visitors, Susan, Alexa, Grace, Miranda, Ruth, Leeanne, Xuyan, Masha & Will who took charge of the arts and crafts, and Karen who showcased her favourite instruments for Music Moves. Thank you to Shannon, Adelie, Navdeep, Jill, Carol, Kim and Meredith who ran the violin, viola & cello petting zoo, Stella who created balloon animals of all shapes and sizes, Michelle, Isabelle, Rose, Katy, Jasmine & Abbie whose face painting delighted visitors, Molly and Len who made delicious treats for all, to those who helped set up/clean up: Kim,  Pat, Ramneet, Rebecca, Katy, Shelley & Amy.
Thank you to all of the volunteers and helpers behind the scenes who we weren't able to catch on film! 

$496 were raised through the book sale! Thank you. We couldn't have done it without you!

Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute 2017 SOSI
Recommended for all our students and parents to keep your motivation up during the summer:
Canada's largest Suzuki institute offers student programs for all ages, in exceptionally well-equipped, air-conditioned facilities at Wilfrid Laurier University. Students & parents get recharged with an energizing head start for regular lessons in the fall. Plus you make great new friendships! It's the ultimate musical family vacation!

Complete String & Piano programs, Four Orchestras,Optional & Enrichment Classes, Chamber Music,Young Artist Program for advanced students, Body Mapping, Suzuki Baby & Toddler Classes, Mini Institute for youngsters 7 & under

For other Suzuki Summer Institute throughout North America: 


Invitation to SSSG students to perform on Canada Day canada
Invitation to all SSSG students!

You are invited to perform at the Canada Day celebrations this year on  July 1  at Riverside Park. All interested students, regardless of age or level should sign-up to perform. We will be performing repertoire from the Spring concert programme.

If you wan to participate, you must sign-up no later than  March 19 . Here is the link to sign-up:


It will be really fun! Join the party to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary!
Kiwanis Music Festival of Guelph k
Scheduling for Kiwanis classes is currently underway and should be completed and posted on the website this weekend:   
Please double check your posted schedule and let Heather know of any conflicts immediately:  
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend any Festival classes.  Audience members only pay $2 for admission!  Festival Passes are available for $12 and allow entry to some 160 sessions during the entire Festival!  
You will be sure to hear some stellar performers as they share their incredible musical talents!   Come out and support our aspiring, young musicians!

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