Members of the UNI Suzuki School faculty and the Northern Iowa Youth Orchestra will present a recital at Davis Hall in Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at 6:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public.
CLASS: Beginning Violin or Viola
Session I & II: Teacher: Mary Grey
Session III: Group teacher: Mary Grey, Individual teachers to be announced.
RECOMMENDED AGES: 4 - 7
SESSION I: Parent Education and Orientation (1 meeting)
This session will introduce the Suzuki philosophy, first year expectations and what the UNI Suzuki School has to offer.
- January 13, 2014
- 6:00 - 8:00
SESSION II: Parent and child together (5 meetings)
These pre-instrument sessions will introduce beginning techniques, group ettiquette, and early musical concepts.
- January 16, February 3, 6, 10, 13
- 6:00 - 7:00
SESSION III: Weekly Individual and Group lessons (14 weeks of individual lessons and group meetings and 1 week of performance class and solo preparation)
Children will be sized for instruments, start their individual lessons and continue with their group lessons.
- Beginning the week of Feb. 17.
- Weekly group lessons will continue at 6:00 - 6:30 on Thursdays only starting Feb. 20
- Individual lesson time will be assigned based on registration form information.
All sessions will be held in Russell Hall at the University of Northern Iowa
- Registration fee is $75 and should be included with the registration form
- Instructional fee (includes Session I, II and III) $540. See the fees page for payment options and policy.
- Enrollment commitment is expected for at least all of Session I and II. Once an individual lesson assignment has been finalized (February 13) enrollment and payment is expected for the remainder of the semester.
A minimum enrollment is required for the class to be held. Confirmation will be sent via email prior to January 1, 2014.
UNI Suzuki School individual lessons (violin, viola, cello, or guitar)
Community Music School presents MusicMania
Community Music School & UNI Suzuki School presents Exploring Chamber Music. Watch video.
UNI School of Music presents Middle School String Camp
Tim Purdum Camp Creativity
Young beginners's class for violin and viola students will start in August, 2013. This class is for students ages 4 - 6. Younger students may also apply but continued enrollment will depend on maturity of child. Younger students interested after the start of this class will be put on the list for the next beginning class (January, 2014). Click here for information.
Cello, guitar students and violin/viola students (ages 7 and up) may start when vacancies allow placement. Submission of 2013-2014 registration forms by August 10th will insure fall placement. Families (cello and guitar students) also have the option of attending the open house on August 24 at 1:00-2:00 in Russell Hall lobby. Any of these late applicants will be placed as soon as a lesson time can be arranged.
For all outdoor outreach performances: Purple Suzuki shirts with denim (shorts, skirts, or jeans)
Repertoire lists are under Student Information (log in first), select instrument from the list and the pieces will be listed on each instrument specific page.
Hearst Center Reception on April 10, 2014 for selected members of the NIYO Chamber Music ensembles and Fiddlesticks.