SSSG Notes November 10, 2017

In This Issue:

Hello Suzuki families,

Please know that there are SSSG group classes this weekend.  However, Molly & the SSSG Cafe will not be operating this Saturday.....

Tickets to the Snowflake Concert are now on sale! (See details below.)

Upcoming important dates at a glance:

* November 11-19 SSSG Silent Auction
*November 18 SSSG AGM
*November 25 Large Group Rehearsal
* December 3 SSSG Snow Flake Concert

Janet Johnson
Suzuki String School of Guelph
administrative assistant

Notice of Annual General Meeting
Saturday, November 18 at 9:30 am
GYMC Upstairs Foyer
All SSSG parents are invited
Come celebrate our vibrant Suzuki community!
We are looking for two new board members:
Chair of Fundraising Committee
Member at Large
If you are interested in serving on the board, please contact our board chair person: Dorothy Vreeswyk-Kidd

Large Group Class Rehearsal Schedule large
Large Group Class rehearsal schedule:
Saturday, November 25
St George's Anglican Church
(2017 cello beginners are not included in this rehearsal
Please see the separate email from David Evenchick on this.)
8:15  Arrival for all students except 2017 beginners 
Violins unpack in Palmer Hall and proceed to Mitchell Hall
Violas unpack in Choir room and proceed to Mitchell Hall
Cellos stay in Mitchell Hall 

8:30 Shalom Chaverim and Twinkle Bell Canon

8:50  Beginner violin and violas arrive and proceed to Palmer Hall.

9:00  Violins move to Palmer Hall,  Violas go to Choir room,  Cellos remain in Mitchell Hall

9:00  PT  demonstration, Song of the Wind, Allegretto and Brahms Waltz

9:20 Vivaldi Winter (Ehnes and Mutter groups)

9:35 Bach Gavottes book 5 

9:45 Imagine (Perlman groups)
For Violas in Choir room:
9:00 French Folk Song, Lightly Row, Bohemian Folk Song
9:15 Seitz Concerto No. 5, 1st movement and Shostakovich Prelude
9:35 Done!
For Cellos:
9:00 French Folk Song, Song of the Wind, Rigadoon, Chorus from Judas Maccabaeus, Two Grenadiers
9:20 Latin Nights (Bacchianas cello choir) 
9:35 Go Down Moses (Matz cello choir)
10:00 Concorde in Palmer Hall

In order to provide the calmest, enjoyable and successful concert experience for our students, attendance at the large group rehearsals is  crucial and expected of all SSSG students. If you have a valid reason preventing your child from attending, please contact your group class teacher and Janet Johnson, to let them know in advance.
Paule Barsalou

Snowflake Concert  snow
The 180 students, ages 3 to 18, of the Suzuki String School of Guelph present a festive concert of joyful and peaceful music that will delight everyone! The concert will include a presentation by fall beginner students and Suzuki Early Childhood Education participants - always a show stopper!
Also on the programme ...  music by Vivaldi, Handel, Shostakovich, Ennio Morricone, John Lennon, and more! Perfect for the young and the young at heart!
Tickets at the River Run Centre box office 
Adults $15, Students $10, EyeGo $5 519.763.3000


Snowflake concert music:
All SSSG students will be involved in the following two pieces. Please click on the links to listen to the recordings:
Shalom Chaverim:

GSO reduced tickets for SSSG families! GSO
The Guelph Symphony Orchestra is pleased to offer specially priced tickets for our  December 10th, Holiday concert, for families of the Suzuki String School of Guelph

Adult ticket: $23 plus HST 
14 & under ticket:  $10 
Please call the River Run Box Office,  (519) 763-3000, and identify yourself as a Suzuki parent by  Thursday, December 7th, to take advantage of this offer!


KW Christmastide Concert christ
KW Symphony 
Christmastide concert 
Friday, November 24, 2017 8:00PM
Harcourt Memorial United. 

*Student prices are $12 for under 14 years of age and $15 for those who are 14 and up.  

Ellen McAteer, soprano  
Ivars Taurins, conductor
Torelli: Concerto Grosso for two violins in G minor Charpentier:  In Nativitatem Domini Canticum
Manfredini: Concerto Grosso No. 12 in C major, Christmas Concerto
J.S. Bach: Excerpts from Christmas Oratorio
Handel: He shall feed his flock/Come unto him from Messiah
Locatelli: Concerto Grosso No. 8 in F minor
Various, arr. Ton Koopman: Christmas Carols
Experience a Baroque Christmas celebration, a candlelit vesper of Christmas forepast. Delightful and charming, the music of Manfredini, Torelli, Bach and Handel fills the halls. You will be enthralled with the sights and sounds of yesteryear!

Cambridge Symphony Orchestra cam
Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
November 17, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Central Presbyterian Church
7 Queen's Square - Cambridge
The sights and sounds of Spain have enchanted many great composers.
Their musical impressions will make your spirit dance
and your heart sing! Come and feel the passion!
Viva EspaƱa!
Tickets: Pay what you can