Annual Recital

The Annual Workshop and Recital is free of charge to all currently enrolled AC Suzuki families!

We plan for and expect each student, from our beginning pretwinklers to our most advanced high school seniors, to be at and participate in all events of this weekend. 
If conflicts arise, contact Mrs. Nies or Mrs. McDaniel ASAP so we can make accommodations.

Students currently studying with a Suzuki teacher or Suzuki program are welcome to participate in our workshop weekend!
All pieces on the final recital are performed from memory.

Fee for student involvement only is $75
Fee for student involvement plus parent class availability for parents is $100
Sandwiches are available Friday night at a cost of $6/adult (12 and up) and $4/child under 12.  Pizza  lunch Saturday is provided.

Please contact Tiffany HERE to get registered and for more information! You must be registered by February 10th!

 

2017 Annual Workshop & Recital


The dates for our 2017 Workshop and Recital are:

Friday, March 3, 2017 -
4:00 PM-5:30 PM  Advanced Student Master Classes
6:00 PM-8:15 PM Pajama Play-in and Party "Slippers and Sandwiches"
        **Dinner will consist of a deli-style sandwich, chips and drink, provided by Malcolm’s Ice Cream and Food Temptations. Dinner is provided for all currently registered AC Suzuki Students and families.
        There are no PRETWINKLE events scheduled for Friday night. All are welcome to come and watch and enjoy food with us, but they will not play.
**If food served does not meet your dietary guidelines and/or restrictions, please plan accordingly. For an additional cost, parent volunteer Carrie Zink has agreed to help make an alternative grilled chicken nugget meal available for those who contact her at tczinck@gmail.com by February 15.

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
8:30 AM (registration) – early/mid afternoon (ending times TBA closer to event)   Workshop Breakout Sessions for Students and Parents
Saturday lunch will consist of pizza.  Lunch is provided for all currently registered AC Suzuki Students and families.  
**If food served does not meet your dietary guidelines and/or restrictions, please plan accordingly. For an additional cost, parent volunteer Carrie Zink has agreed to help make an alternative grilled chicken nugget meal available for those who contact her at tczinck@gmail.com by February 15.
Afternoon (times TBA)-- Advanced Student Master Classes (Optional)
 

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 
3:00 PM Annual Group Recital 3:00 PM Concert, Concert Hall Theater plan to be in place by 2:45

ALL EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT THE AMARILLO COLLEGE MUSIC BUILDING AND CONCERT HALL 
Washington St Campus, corner of S.W. 22nd and S. Van Buren

What to Wear

Dress for Friday’s Play-in is Pajama casual and the Saturday workshop is daytime casual -- your Suzuki t-shirt would be a terrific choice of attire! 
Student dress for the Sunday group recital at 3:00 will be concert dress: white shirts and black skirts (below knee)/pants, black socks & shoes.

Saturday Parent Classes


AC Suzuki Parents, remember to plan on attending our Required AC Suzuki Parent Meeting 9:00-9:45 AM (right after registration) on Saturday. We will also have various parent topics presented throughout the day to enhance and invigorate you as "home teachers" and your growing child's best support system, so please plan to attend. Topics are planned for parents of young children as well as middle/high school students. 

What You Need to Do:


Parent Volunteer Request - To keep our set-up and clean up fees to a minimum we REALLY need your help. We are also always in need of parent volunteers to plan and supervise activity classes. If you have a great activity for kids of any age, please let us know!
Details can be found in this link:
LINK  TO VOLUNTEER

Master Class Sign-Up - Friday, March 3rd at 4:00 pm and Saturday March 4th afternoon for Violin students book 5 and above, and Viola & Cello students Book 3 and above, guitar, flute and piano check with your teacher.
Masterclass spots are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Please sign up your child (with teacher’s approval) through the link below by Friday, February 17. Return forms and payment to Tiffany McDaniel in room 304 or at group.

 

Masterclass Information


Master Classes
For Violin students Book 5 and above
Viola & Cello students Book 3 and above
Guitar, Flute and Piano based on teacher availability
(check with your teacher)

Friday, March 3rd, 4-5:30
Saturday, March 4th  afternoon times TBA

TBA violin- location TBA

TBA viola – location TBA

TBA cello – location TBA

TBA guitar-- location TBA

TBA Flute- location TBA

TBA piano-- location TBA

Participation is on a first come basis, enrolled AC Students receive priority. Spots are limited, not guaranteed!
Turn in completed registration form  and $35  fee to the Suzuki Office (room 304 )or to Mrs. Nies or Mrs. McDaniel by
Friday, February 17th.
 


Clinician Information


 

We have exciting news!!

For our 2017 Workshop and Recital we are bringing in a clinician for EVERY instrument! We are still working out the details, check back soon!

Violin Clinician-TBA

Viola Clinician- TBA

Cello Clinician- TBA

Flute Clinician- TBA

Guitar Clinician- TBA

Piano Clinician- TBA


What to Review Especially Well!


   

Spring Workshop (March 2017) Review List

Please be sure to regularly review all pieces listed up to your most advanced piece.  All listed pieces should be polished and performance ready. 
These will be worked in small groups with our guest clinicians during Saturday's workshop, and presented at our Annual Group Concert.
 

Events

AC Closed

All day event, December 18, 2016 - January 1, 2017

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"Perhaps it is music that will save the world."

- the great cellist, Pablo Casals, upon hearing a group of Suzuki students perform.