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 https://gkmf.ca/schedule/
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