HAPPY SUMMER EVERYONE!

Despite the changeable weather, we still enjoyed the year-end POOL and PIZZA PARTY.
Thanks to Penny Karas at Rio Can Shoppers World, for providing some of the pizza
                                                             and to our Superstore for the great desserts!

See you all at the Rehearsals July 29th and July 5th
to prepare for the Leisure Fair Mall Concerts  August 8th: 5pm arrival and 
August 9th :12:30 pm arrival
Claudia will be providing the times and details


Have fun viewing the photos!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 HAVE A WONDERFUL SUMMER, EVERYONE!

CONGRATULATIONS!



WELL - DONE, YOUNG MUSICIANS!
YOU WERE A BIG HIT WITH YOUR AUDIENCE June 10th!
see concert photos: to be posted below
 
We are now looking ahead to our Sunday and Tuesday short concerts and party:
 
Here are the details for this
SUNDAY June 22 CONCERT: ALL students
"Mini Carabram" at Shoppers World 
in Staples Court
Arrive 3pm-get out instruments and stands.
Watch the performance and wait till 3:30 BE READY for FAST set up.
We play 3:30 to 4pm Photographer from SNAP paper will be there
Wear your MATT t shirt and nice pants/skirt/shoes

Sunday Program only:

includes Twinkles, Lightly Row

both programs include all items from June 10 EXCEPT-NO Air by Handel,
and NO Solos or Staff quartets
 

 
TUESDAY June 24 Year-end pizza/pool PARTY All students and parents
Refreshments provided by Shoppers World and Superstore
 

at Ms Currie's home 4-6 pm.  rain or shine

please call Claudia or Ms Currie for address

Come and swim, with your parent's supervision.
 
TUESDAY June 24: EVENING CONCERT level 2 and 3 only
for "Night Cruisers" classic car event
in north parking lot Shoppers World
arrive between 7 and 7:15
We play at 7:30 till  8pm
 
 
 

Getting ready!
 











Sofia and Christian

  The Cello Amigos
 
Ryan's solo
 
And we had BASSES! Thank you Sydnie and Andrew.
 
Level 1's and 2's
 


Kalpi and her Vivaldi 
 
Thea and Ali: Concert intrigue
The Glow of a job Well Done




 

PREPARE for ARRIVAL: CONCERT JUNE 10!

                                    
                                                                    PARENTS

1.Arrival time Tuesday is 3:30 to 3:45 pm individual tuning must be done before the 4pm rehearsal
 
2.Make sure your child has all their music with them and in correct order (See below) in a folder or binder
3. Please have students wear a MATT t-shirt  with colorful pant/skirt (or black t-shirt or top if you don't have one) . Dress up a little for our guests please
4. Please bring your food/drink items  and place on the refreshment tables when you arrive. They will be covered until after the concert.
5. Help your child to know where to go and how to sit quietly through the rehearsal and concert . You may sit with them on the side if you wish when they are "off stage". "When "on stage" their eyes should always be on their music or the conductor.
6. Help them practice carefully, listening and counting. Correct placement of fingers on tapes and excellent playing positions RH LH and holding, are essential at all times
7. Make sure your child has all their music with them and in correct order (See below) in a folder or binder


Please have your music in this order and in a folder or binder, so no music sheets can go flying!

                                                      CONCERT PROGRAM
 
1. level 3:                          Allegro from Handel's Water Music
2. level 1:                                    Twinkles - acc. by level 3
3. level 1                                   Lightly Row - acc. by level 3
4. level 3                         Gabriel's Oboe: solo by Ryan Conklin Bric
5. Mozart- Staff                                Staff Quartet
6. level 1, 2,  3 :                              Concert Song
7level 2 and 3                           Over the Rainbow .
8. level 3                                       Chariots of Fire
9. level 3                                 Vivaldi: Solo by Kalpi Patel
10.Mountain Spring: Staff               Staff Quartet
11. level 3:                              Air from the Water Music
13. level 3                                      Eleanor Rigby
 14 Level 3                         Let it Go: solo by Nikeeta Lauther
14. ALL                                 FINALE: March from Scipio

                                                     WHAT'S COMING UP IN JUNE?
PLEASE NOTE: The concert June 21st is now changed to SUNDAYJune 22nd . Thank you to all parents for being flexible!! I am hoping this will pay off in more exposure for our program.
Sunday JUNE 22nd :Arrival time is 3pm Start at 3:15 and play till 3:45
ALL students are invited to join in, but the program will be very short.
Bring all your music, but we will only play a few of our Concert pieces.

TEACHERS MEETING. .. A teacher report will be required for each child-to be handed out for  the next lessons-last session for each group. All teachers will see MS Currie at some their lessons the next two weeks and will have an interview session with her -to be arranged at a convenient time. Also we would like to meet with all teachers.

PARENT MEETINGS: to learn your concerns, needs, suggestions, summer classes/lessons needs. Please sign up with Claudia for a parent\teacher meeting the week of June 17th. Our LAST CLASS  will be held Tuesday June 17th back to  usual times!!

Week of June 17th only"Early bird" prices for 2014/15 registration. Level 1:$45 for 6 weeks, Level 2 $55 and 3: $60 for 6 weeks.

June 17th, 18, 19th Last week of regular classes - resume normal times.

YEAR END PARTY Tuesday June 24-4 to 6pm. No classes/lessons Pizza -pool party for our parents and children- at Ms. Currie's very near-by. Speak to Claudia to get address and if you need transportation. Parents teachers, volunteers and students are invited

SUMMER 2014 : MUSIC LESSONS will be offered for all interested students -bring your calendar to you June Parent Meeting! TWO CLASSES will be held during the summer-all students are required to attend. Dates TBA. IF not able, notify Claudia!

 SUMMER PERFORMANCES: August 9 and 10 we are participating  in the 
Shoppers World Summer FAIR we will need Parents' help in
 manning our booth for 3 hours at a time.

More Details on This ater!
 

COMING in FOR A GREAT LANDING

 


PARENT NOTES: 
PLEASE NOTE: The concert June 21st is now changed to SUNDAYJune 22nd . Thank you to all parents for being flexible!! I am hoping this will pay off in more exposure for our program.
Sunday JUNE 22nd :Arrival time is 3pm Start at 3:15 and play till 3:45
ALL students are invited to join in, but the program will be very short.
Bring all your music, but we will only play a few of our Concert pieces

2. For Dress Rehearsal next Tuesday June 2 please have your music organized in a binder or folder.

CLASS TIMES this Tuesday June3: 
Level 3 arrive 3:45 leave 5pm
Level 2 arrive 4:00 leave 5:30
Level 1 arrive 4:00 leave 6:00

 HOMEWORK for ALL STUDENTS:The goal for a concert: to give your gift of beautiful music to our audience-

HOW to make it beautiful? Carefully review all your pieces his week to perfect: 
 tuning, rhythms and BOWINGS too!
they will LOVE what you can do!
 
 
 CONCERT PROGRAM
 
1. level 3:                          Allegro from Handel's Water Music
2. level 1:                                    Twinkles - acc. by level 3
3. level 1                                   Lightly Row - acc. by level 3
4. level 3                         Gabriel's Oboe: solo by Ryan Conklin Bric
5. Mozart- Staff                                Staff Quartet
6. level 1, 2,  3 :                              Concert Song
7level 2 and 3                           Over the Rainbow .
8. level 3                                       Chariots of Fire
9. level 3                                 Vivaldi: Solo by Kalpi Patel
10.Mountain Spring: Staff               Staff Quartet
11. level 3:                              Air from the Water Music
13. level 3                                      Eleanor Rigby
 14 Level 3                         Let it Go: solo by Nikeeta Lauther
14. ALL                                 FINALE: March from Scipio


JUNE 10 CONCERT INFORMATION
1. June 10 All students must arrive at 3:45 pm for 4pm  Rehearsal till 4:45
                                                                         The concert will start at 5pm.
 wearing concert attire (T shirts and colorful pants/shorts/skirts) CONCERT TIME 5pm Bring stands
.
2. June 22 Sunday All students at Shoppers World Staple Court by 3:00pm: Wear concert attire Bring stands

3. June 24 evening (after Pizza/pool party) 7:15 arrival Level 2 and 3  concert attire Bring stands

 CLASS TIME June3: 
Level 3 arrive 3:45 leave 5pm
Level 2 arrive 4:00 leave 5:30
Level 1 arrive 4:00 leave 6:00

 HOMEWORK for ALL STUDENTS:The goal for a concert is to give your gift of beautiful music to our audience-
HOW to make it beautiful? Carefully review all your pieces his week to perfect: 
 tuning, rhythms and BOWINGS too!
they will LOVE what you do!

REFRESHMENTS for June 10 Concert: Parents are asked to donate an item for the refreshment table . Please sign up with Claudia

PARENT MEETINGS: to learn your concerns, needs, suggestions, summer classes/lessons needs. Please sign up with Claudia for a parent\teacher meeting the week of June 17th. Our LAST CLASS  will be held Tuesday June 17th back to  usual times!!

Week of June 17th only"Early bird" prices for 2014/15 registration. Level 1:$45 for 6 weeks, Level 2 $55 and 3: $60 for 6 weeks.

June 17th, 18, 19th Last week of regular classes - resume normal times.

YEAR END PARTY Tuesday June 24-4 to 6pm. No classes/lessons Pizza -pool party for our parents and children- at Ms Currie's very near-by. Speak to Claudia if you need transportation.

SUMMER 2014 : MUSIC LESSONS and CLASSES will be offered for all interested students -
bring your calendar to you June Parent Meeting!
 SUMMER PERFORMANCES: August 9 and 10 we are in the Shoppers World Summer FAIR
more details on this later!

IT IS GOING TO BE SO MUCH FUN MAKING MUSIC WITH YOU AT THE CONCERTS!!

PARENT NOTES for JUNE and SUMMER 2014


PARENT NOTES:

1.ALL STUDENTS please return music, except Hornpipe THIS WEEK if it is not being used for the concert. Also please hand in any other books or equipment
you have finished with which belong to MATT 

2. For class this week please have your music organized in a binder or folder.

SUMMER 2014 MUSIC LESSONS and CLASSEs will be available -bring your calendar to you June Parent Meeting!
 SUMMER PERFORMANCES: August 9 and 10 we are in the Shoppers World Summer FAIR
more on this later!
 
TENTATIVE CONCERT PROGRAM
 
1. level 3:                          Allegro from Handel's Water Music
2. level 1:                                    Twinkles - acc. by level 3
3. level 1                                   Lightly Row - acc. by level 3
4. level 3                         Gabriel's Oboe: solo by Ryan Conklin Bric
5. Mozart- Staff
6. level 1, 2,  3 :                              Concert Song
7. level 2 and 3                           Over the Rainbow .
8. level 3                                       Chariots of Fire
9. level 3                                 Vivaldi: Solo by Kalpi Patel
10.Mountain Spring: Staff
11. level 3:                              Air from the Water Music
12. level 3                          Let it Go: solo by Nikeeta Lauther
13. level 3                                      Eleanor Rigby
14. ALL                                 FINALE: March from Scipio


CONCERT DATES
1. June 10 All students must arrive at 3:45 pm for 4pm Dress Rehearsal
 wearing concert attire (T shirts and colorful pants/shorts/skirts) CONCERT TIME 5pm Bring stands
. June 21 Saturday All students at Shoppers World Staple Court: times -to be confirmed: tentative arrival times-11am & 12:45 concert attire Bring stands

3. June 24 evening 7:15 arrival Level 2 and 3  concert attire Bring stands

 CLASS TIMES for remaining 3 classes till Concert Day: May 20, 27 and June3:
Overlapping classes to provide joint rehearsal times : 
Level 3 arrive 4:45 leave 5pm
Level 2 arrive 4:30 leave 5:45
Level 1 arrive 5:30 ,leave 6:45
REFRESHMENTS for June 10 Concert: Parents are asked to donate an item for the refreshment table . Please sign up with Claudia

PARENT MEETINGS: to learn your concerns, needs, suggestions, summer classes/lessons needs. Please sign up with Claudia for a parent\teacher meeting the week of June 17th.

Week of June 17th only: "Early bird" prices for 2014/15 registration. Level 1:$45 for 6 weeks, Level 2 $55 and 3: $60 for 6 weeks.

June 17th, 18, 19th Last week of regular classes - resume normal times.

YEAR END PARTY Tuesday June 24-4 to 6pm. No classes/lessons Pizza -pool party for our parents and children- at Ms Currie's very near-by. Speak to Claudia if you need transportation.

THINGS are SHAPING UP: KEEP UP THE GOOD EFFORT EVERYONE!!

MUSIC MAY-KING --THREE CLASSES till CONCERT TIME

PARENT NOTES:

CONCERT DATES
1. June 10 All students must arrive at 3:45 pm for 4pm Dress Rehearsal
 wearing concert attire (T shirts and colorful pants/shorts/skirts) CONCERT TIME 5pm Bring stands

2. June 21 Saturday All students at Shoppers World Staple Court: times -to be confirmed: tentative arrival times-11am & 12:45 concert attire Bring stands

3. June 24 evening 7:15 arrival Level 2 and 3  concert attire Bring stands

NEW CLASS TIMES for remaining 3 classes till Concert Day: May 20, 27 and June3:
Overlapping classes to provide joint rehearsal times : 
Level 3 arrive 4:45 leave 5pm
Level 2 arrive 4:30 leave 5:45
Level 1 arrive 5:30 ,leave 6:45

REFRESHMENTS for June 10 Concert: Parents are asked to donate an item for the refreshment table . Please sign up with Claudia

PARENT MEETINGS: to learn your concerns, needs, suggestions, summer classes/lessons needs. Please sign up with Claudia for a parent\teacher meeting the week of June 17th.

Week of June 17th only: "Early bird" prices for registration next year. Level 1:$45 for 6 weeks, Level 2 $55 and 3: $60 for 6 weeks.

June 17th, 18, 19th Last week of regular classes/lessons - resume normal times.

YEAR END PARTY Tuesday June 24-4 to 6pm. No classes/lessons Pizza -pool party for our parents and children- at Ms Currie's very near-by. Speak to Claudia if you need transportation.


HOMEWORK for ALL
We are now focusing fully on concert preparations -
the goal : to have FUN playing the concert!
HOW?
Find your pieces in the program below and practice hard parts till they are easy. Have fun playing them at home and fixing them till they are perfect!
 
don't forget to practice the correct bowings!
 
 
TENTATIVE CONCERT PROGRAM
 
1. level 3:                          Allegro from Handel's Water Music
2. level 1:                                    Twinkles - acc. by level 3
3. level 1                                   Lightly Row - acc. by level 3
4. level 3                         Gabriel's Oboe: solo by Ryan Conklin Bric
5. Mozart- Staff
6. level 1, 2,  3 :                              Concert Song
7. level 2 and 3                           Over the Rainbow .
8. level 3                                       Chariots of Fire
9. level 3                                 Vivaldi: Solo by Kalpi Patel
10.Mountain Spring: Staff
11. level 3:                              Air from the Water Music
12. level 3                          Let it Go: solo by Nikeeta Lauther
13. level 3                                      Eleanor Rigby
14. ALL                                 FINALE: March from Scipio
 
              Looking forward to playing beautiful music beautifully for our audience!!

 
 

The Merry Month of Music MAY - king!


CONCERT Notes: THREE CONCERTS in JUNE -REMINDER

1.Tuesday, June 10 : Rehearsal for all 4-5 pm  before Annual Brampton Towers Concert
                                                                 in the Party Room
                                                           ALL STUDENTS PLAY
INVITE YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS  and INTERESTED  FUTURE STUDENTS


2. Saturday June 21st At Shoppers World; 2 performances between12 noon to 2:30 pm

3. Tuesday June 24 ;
" Cruise Night" Fund raiser event  (50% of funds for us!)in Shoppers World parking lot

A short program to be performed by Level 2 and 3 students 7:30pm

YOU are ALL invited :Annual year-end pizza and pool party for all students and parents                                4 to 6 pm. at Ms Currie's home- nearby.

THIS WEEK"S HOMEWORK
 
LEVEL 1
 
1. Lightly Row
2. Twinkles
3. March from Scipio
4. Concert Song- AFS # 75
 
 LEVEL  2
 
1. March from Scipio
2. Over the Rainbow
3. Concert Song  AFS #75
4. Canon -learn it well-may use it as an entrance piece
AFS Book up to 110
 
LEVEL 3
 
NEW:  Eleanor Rigby 
1. Hornpipe- practice the tuning VERY carefully
2. Air: Practice Rhythms and tuning
3. Allegro- keep in excellent shape!
4. Over the Rainbow- master the arco melody parts
5. Chariots of Fire- review
6. March from Scipio
3 Accompaniments:
                                  Vivaldi:very controlled and smooth playing
                                   Morricone: focus on bars 26 -31, learn all
                                   Let it go: Prepare -in c major- no sharps!
 
What great music-  a beautiful gift to our audiences!
Let's learn it well for our their enjoyment!