Annual Recital

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

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
Pizza will be provided Friday night, however if you would like lunch delivered to you Saturday, the fee is $6/adult (12 and up) and $4/child under 12.

Please contact Tiffany HERE to get registered and for more information! You must be registered by February 12th!


2015 Workshop & Recital

The dates for our 2015 Workshop and Recital are:

Friday, February 26, 2016 -
4:00 PM-5:30 PM  Advanced Student Master Classes
6:00 PM-8:15 PM Pajama Play-in and Pizza* Party
        *If food served does not meet your dietary guidelines and/or restrictions, please make alternative arrangements

Saturday, February 27, 2016 -
8:30 AM (registration) –  1:30 Workshop Breakout Sessions for Students and Parents
1:30-3:30PM Advanced Student Master Classes (Optional)

Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 
3:00 PM Annual Group Recital 3:00 PM Concert, plan to be in place by 2:30

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. Details can be found in the link below...

Saturday Lunch- Lunch will consist of a deli-style sandwich, chips and drink, provided by Malcolm’s Ice Cream and Food Temptations. Lunch is provided for all currently registered AC Suzuki Students and families. Non AC Suzuki families/students can have lunch for $6 for adults and $4 for children under 12.  ***If food served does not meet your dietary guidelines and/or restrictions, please make alternative arrangements

Master Class Sign-Up - Friday, February 26 at 4:00 pm and Saturday February 27th afternoon for Violin students book 4 and above, and Viola & Cello students Book 3 and above (check with your teacher). Masterclass spots are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis, starting with the Friday 4:00-5:30 pm  time slot.  The Saturday master class times may be offered depending on student interest and clinician availability. Please sign up your child (with teacher’s approval) through the link below by Friday, February 12. Return forms and payment to Tiffany McDaniel in room 304 or at group.

Go to  (link to come) for more details and to sign up for any or all of these items by Friday, February 19.

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.


Clinician Information To be announced!


more info to come!


What to Review Especially Well!


Spring Workshop (March 2016) 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.

Masterclass Information

Master Classes
For Violin students Book 4 and above
Viola & Cello students Book 3 and above
Guitar, Flute and Piano based on teacher availability
(check with your teacher)

Friday, February 26th, 4-5:30
Saturday, February 27 Time TBA PM


Participation is on a first come basis, enrolled AC Students receive priority. Spots are limited, not guaranteed!
Turn in completed registration form(link below) and $35  fee to the Suzuki Office (room 304 )or to Mrs. Nies or Mrs. McDaniel by
Friday, February 12th.



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