I am SO PROUD of all my violin students, SO EXCITED and looking forward to our recital this Sunday! THANK YOU, parents, for all the support you give to your precious children. Let’s make some beautiful music!
WHEN: Sunday, May 5 – CALL TIME FOR EVERYONE IS NO LATER THAN 2:00 PM to tune, take photos, and stage setup – We perform at 3:00 PM and the recital will last until approximately 4:15. We will have refreshments afterwards (see info below).
PHOTOS: Mr. Jonas will be taking beautiful portraits of all students as they arrive and get tuned.
WHERE: Spring Valley UMC –same as last year’s May Recital.
WHAT TO WEAR: Dressy Formal (“Sunday Best” attire, no t-shirts, no sneakers, no shorts).
WHAT TO BRING: Violin (yes, don’t forget), Bow, Shoulder Rest, Rosin, extra strings if you have them. No music stands needed, we will play from memory.
WHO TO INVITE: EVERYONE YOU WANT, family, friends, neighbors, cousins, aunts, uncles, and, of course, the grandparents (for goodness’ sake, please, don’t forget to invite them…) Free admission.
WHAT TO PLAY: Your polished solo piece AND all the group pieces you can play from the list below. Note: Your child will only be responsible to play the pieces he/she knows. All students who came to the practice are welcome to play their learned pieces.
WHAT TO DO AFTERWARDS: Bring any general or special diet desired refreshments to share. EAT REFRESHMENTS. YOU DESERVE IT! Mr. Murillo will bring some refreshments and water, too.
Suzuki Books Repertoire:
Bach: Gavotte in G Minor (Book 3)
Martini: Gavotte (Book 3)
Schumann: The Two Grenadiers (Book 2)
Brahms: Waltz (Book 2)
Weber: Hunters’ Chorus (Book 2)
Handel: Chorus from “Judas Maccabaeus” (Book 2)
Bach: Minuet 1 (Book 1)
Suzuki: Andantino (Book 1)
Suzuki: Perpetual Motion (Book 1)
Suzuki: Allegro (Book 1)
Folk: Long, Long Ago (Book 1)
Folk: May Song (Book 1)
Folk: Song of the Wind (Book 1)
Folk: Lightly Row (Book 1)
Suzuki: Twinkle Variations and Theme (All students/willing parents)
The Frost Is All Over
Boil’em Cabbage Down (Easy/with individual freestyle solos by everyone)
Twinkle Rock (Everyone is welcome to play this, including parents)
Please make sure your child is practicing (and listening to the recording of) her/his solo piece, as well as these group pieces.
I can’t wait to hear each one of my precious students play, as well as everyone playing together!