SSSG Notes October 4, 2018

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Hello Suzuki families,

Please know there are NO SSSG group classes this Saturday, October 6.  Enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday!

It's not too early to mark your calendars for the SSSG Snowflake concert on December 2!   We will be performing the beautiful canon "Dona Nobis Pacem". Please e mail me at: if you still need a recording.

Janet Johnson
Suzuki String School of Guelph
administrative assistant

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SAO Conference, November 10, 2018
Lakeshore Campus of Humber College, Toronto

Come to Toronto for an exciting day of stimulation and renewal for all sides of the Suzuki Triangle. Registration deadlines are fast approaching!  September 30 is the deadline for the student day.
Saturday November 10: SAO Student Day is directed to the three corners of the Suzuki triangle. Teachers and students will both benefit from observing and participating in the various classes being offered by fantastic clinicians in violin, viola, cello, bass, piano, guitar and flute as well as SECE. Group classes, play-ins, and exciting music enrichment classes will be an inspiration to all. Students will be placed in the enrichment class that best suits their age, schedule and instrument. Enrichment possibilities will be: Drumming (Cheryl Reid), Fiddling (DnA), Create an Opera (Dean Burry), and String Orchestra (Tony Leong). 
Parents are invited and encouraged to attend one of two special parent talks that day: Ed Sprunger, author of "Helping Patents Practice" on "Resistance" and Christy Zimmer (parent) and Paule Barsalou (teacher) "A Tool to facilitate Communication Flow in the Suzuki Triangle"

Please note the annual  SSSG AGM.  All are welcome!!
Saturday, October 27 - 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
GYMC Upstairs Foyer

" Nurturing Independence Through Collaborative Note Taking"
With Christie Zimmer and Paule Barsalou
Would you like your child to take on more ownership of their musical learning? Would you like your child to be able to evaluate his/her own playing. Would you like your child to get more joy out of practising? Would you like your child to develop strong life skills through practising? Come join Suzuki teacher Paule Barsalou and Suzuki parent and journaling expert Christie Zimmer as they discuss the way they use note taking in the lesson and at home to strengthen communication, develop a reflective mindset and problem solve as a team.
Followed by  SSSG Annual General Meeting
*There will be a children's movie in the Recital Hall.

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