SSSG Notes March 28,  2019

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Hello all,

Please know there are group classes this Saturday, March 30.

A gentle reminder that the GYMC is a shared space with many other organizations.  As of late the GYMC has had a number of complaints about loud play, running & disruptive behaviour it the hallways & lobby.  The GYMC is asking the SSSG to participate in trying to keep the GYMC a calm, focussed place where youth can develop their musical passion & skill.
The GYMC is also now making the building sent free in support of those with allergies & sensitivities to scents.  Please refrain from using perfumes & strong scents while at the GYMC.

Lastly, a reminder about the upcoming SSSG Spring Concert on Sunday, April 28 at the River Run.  Large group rehearsals will be on Saturday, April 27 at St George's Church. A detailed schedule coming shortly.

Thanks so very much.


Janet Johnson
Suzuki String School of Guelph
administrative assistant

Kiwanis Music Festival of GuelphKiwanis

The string section of the Kiwanis Music Festival of Guelph will be running from Saturday, March 30 to Friday April 5. The string section is mostly non-competitive and celebrates the hard work of Guelph's most enthusiastic and passionate young string performers. To find out about the schedule, go to 
Admission is $2. Our two adjudicators this year are Irene Tandberg from London, ON and Witold Swoboda from Peterborough. Both are very fine Suzuki teachers and experienced adjudicator. We encourage everyone to attend whether they are performing or not. Support your friends by attending their performances and cheering them on.
Group class and orchestra performances:
Saturday, March 30 - GYMC Recital Hall
Please gather in room 204, 20 minutes before your group or orchestra performance for tuning.
12:00 GYMC Junior Orchestra Tak Kwan
12:20 GYMC Intermediate Orchestra Tak Kwan
1:00 Ehnes Violin Ensemble Joy Schuster
1:20 Nelsova Cello Ensemble
2:30 Tanglewood Orchestra
Friday, April 5 - GYMC Recital Hall
5:15 Concorde Room 204 (30 minutes) Asturias last 10 minutes
5:45 Primrose Room 110 (20 minutes)
6:00 Matz Room 204 (20 minutes)
6:05 Perlman Room 110 (20 minutes)
6:55 Primrose Viola Ensemble, Perlman Violin Ensemble, Matz Cello Choir
8:15 Concorde : Albeníz Sevilla and Asturias
8:40 Concorde: Vivaldi Winter
  • Performers must bring a legal copy of their music for the adjudicator - music in the public domain is acceptable as are digital downloads with proof of purchase
  • Students should arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of their class
  • Warm-up spaces are usually available depending on the discipline, but are first come, first served and it is advised that performers try to warm up prior to arrival
We wish everyone a fun week!
Paule Barsalou, BM, MM, SAA approved Suzuki Teacher Trainer
Artistic Director

Suzuki Early Childhood Program's Spring Session sece
Please know that there are still spaces available in the Suzuki Early Childhood Education Program's Spring Session commencing next week.  If you know of any friends, family or neighbours who might be interested in joining this program please direct them to:
SOSI 2019sosi
Discover all the great things that make SOSI the biggest and most comprehensive Suzuki Institute in Canada-still the "ultimate musical vacation" for the entire family, and much more than just a camp. It's also an ideal, fun way to prepare for a productive year come September and to make lifelong friends.
We have a number of exciting offers to tell you about, including one to help you encourage new families to attend SOSI. Visit our web site to explore all the exciting possibilities, and be sure to talk to your teacher. Brochures will be available this weekend at the GYMC.
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