Sunday, November 20, members of the Knights, an incredible chamber orchestra, will be giving a concert for Suzuki students from 3 – 4 PM in our Concert Hall.
Please RSVP as space is limited. Please only one parent per family.
(We have 240 students and the Concert Hall has a capacity of 105!)
To ensure that everyone has a positive listening experience, please do not bring children younger than age 4, and please make sure your children listen quietly.
The Knights are led by Artistic Directors and brothers, Colin and Eric Jacobsen (who are former Suzuki students!)
This Sunday, Colin Jacobsen, Miranda Sielaff, viola, and Steve Beck, piano, will perform:
W.A. Mozart, Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423
Vaughn Williams, The Lark Ascending (violin and piano)
Franz Schubert, Violin Sonata in G Minor, “Sonatina” D. 408 (violin and piano)
The orchestra has toured and recorded with renowned soloists including Yo-Yo Ma, Dawn Upshaw, Bela Fleck, and Gil Shaham, and have performed at Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood, and the Vienna Musikverien. Spring 2017 will see the release of The Knights’ new album featuring Yo-Yo Ma on works by Osvaldo Golijov, Dvorak, and Sufjan Stevens.
Following the concert, Colin will coach the Teen Ensemble from 4 – 5 PM.
If you are renting an instrument from Johnson String, you can plan the deliveries and exchanges based on their monthly service trips to BKCM, listed here on their website. Instruments can be picked up in the afternoon of the day of the delivery. Should you have an exchange, please drop off your instruments no more than 24 hours prior to the scheduled service trip. The phone number for Johnson String is (800) 359-9351, their website is www.johnsonstring.com.
Drinks and dessert are included.
Historic attire welcome!
We are excited to have Chad Cooper as the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music’s new Executive Director.
Read this enlightened and inspiring message from Chad.
Allen Lieb has been mentor to our Suzuki program since its inception over 10 years ago. It is a great honor to play for him. We very much hope you will be able to join us.
Violin Masterclass in honor of Dr. Suzuki’s Birthday
with special guest Allen Lieb
Sunday, October 23, 2 – 6 PM (specific schedule forthcoming)
There will be a group class from 3 – 4 PM, and masterclasses from 2 – 3 PM, and from 4 – 6 PM.
Allen Lieb received his M.M. in Violin Performance from SIU/Edwardsville, studying Suzuki pedagogy with John Kendall. He holds a Teacher Training Certificate from the Talent Education Research Institute in Matsumoto, Japan following several years’ instruction with Dr. Shin’ichi Suzuki. A registered Teacher-Trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas since 1981, Mr. Lieb has taught institutes, workshops and conferences across the United States, Canada, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. He is Chair of the SAA Violin Committee, the SAA liaison to the International Suzuki Association Violin Committee and a member of the SAA Heritage Committee. Mr. Lieb is Head of the Violin Department and Instructor for the Teacher-Training Seminar at The School for Strings. He is also a violin instructor at The Diller-Quaile School of Music where he was a recipient of the 2012 Clifford/Levy Creativity Grant. For 13 years, Mr. Lieb served as Curriculum Coordinator for the Newark Early Strings Program, a Suzuki-based violin program jointly sponsored by the Newark Public Schools and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, for which he was recognized with the 2008 Samuel Antek Award for Music Education.
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The American Suzuki Journal is looking to round out coverage and increase the number of articles we publish by parents, for parents. If you have been thinking about writing about Suzuki parenting or have article ideas, we’d love to hear from you! Please feel free to ask me any questions here in the comments, or email me: libby (at)suzukiassociation.org. Thanks all!
PDF version of the 2016-2017-Suzuki School Year Calendar