CALENDAR

May 17, Monday

Summer Lessons Begin

 

June 4th, Friday

Last day to submit your Summer Lesson Form

 

Sep. 7, Tuesday

Fall 2021 Classes Begin

SPRING CALENDAR UPDATE

April 13, Tuesday

3:45 – 5:45 pm Regular Group Classes, at Centenary

 

April 20, Tuesday

3:45 – 5:45 pm Regular Group Classes, at Centenary 5:45 – 6:30 pm Rehearsal for Seniors in Brown Chapel 6:30 pm Solo Recital Online Sign-up lists will be available through the email newsletter. If you have a busy schedule or more than one child in our program, we recommend that you sign up as soon as the sign-up opens. To sign up, you will need:

  • Solo Recital piece: complete title and composer’s name
  • Your child/family schedule.
  • Any recent musical honor and orchestra participation.
  • Summer Suzuki Institute or other Summer Music Camps planned.

 

April 27, Tuesday

3:45 – 5:45 pm Regular Group Classes, at Centenary (In-person ONLY) 5:45 – 6:30 pm Rehearsal for Seniors in Brown Chapel

 

May 4th, Tuesday

Last day to sign up for Solo Recital and to submit Returning Student Form. Dress Rehearsal for Annual Spring Concerts  – no regular groups, no zoom! All the rehearsals will happen at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SHREVEPORT!

  • Violins: 3:45 – 4:25 pm Violin Book 1-2 in Sanctuary
  • Violins: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Violin Book 3 and up in Sanctuary
  • Violas: 3:45 – 4:20 pm Viola Book 1-3 in Frost Chapel
  • Violas: 4:25 – 5:15 pm Viola Book 4 and Viola Choir in Frost Chapel
  • Cellos: 3:45 – 4:20 pm Cello Book 4 and up in Choir Room (FBC)
  • Cellos: 4:25 – 5:15 pm Cello Book 1-4 in Choir Room (FBC)
  • Seniors: 5:30 – 6:15 pm Graduating Senior (Room TBA)

 

May 8, Saturday

ANNUAL SPRING CONCERTS 

at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SHREVEPORT
2:00 pm and 4:00 pm More information on the Parents Page

 

May 11, Tuesday

No group classes

 

May 14, Friday

Last day of 16-week Spring Semester lessons

 

May Solo REHEARSALS

In Brown Chapel (Centenary Campus)

  • May 12, Wed. 3:30 – 4:45 – Cellos
  • May 12, Wed. 4:45 – 6:30 – Violins (Books 1-4)
  • May 13, Thur. 3:30 – 4:30 – Violins (Books 1-4)
  • May 13, Thur. 4:30 – 5:45 – Cellos
  • May 13, Thur. 5:45 – 6:45 – Violas
  • May 14, Fri. 3:30 – 4:45 – Violas
  • May 14, Fri. 4:45 – 5:45 – Violins (Books 5+)
  • May 14, Fri. 5:45 – 6:45 – Violins (Books 1-4)
  • May 17, Mon. 3:30 – 5:00 – Violins (Books 5+)
  • May 19, Wed. 3:30 – 4:30 – Violins (Books 1-4)
  • May 19, Wed. 4:30 – 6:45 – Violins (Books 5+)

Dan Ley will be the pianist for Violas, Cellos, and Violin Book 5+ Rene Todaro will be the pianist for Violin Book 1-4

 

May Solo RECITALS

In Brown Chapel (Centenary Campus)

  • May 15, Sat. 10:00 am Cello Recital I
  • May 15, Sat. 11:30 am Cello Recital II
  • May 15, Sat. 1:00 pm Violin Recital I Books 1-4
  • May 18, Tue. 4:30 pm Violin Recital II Books 1-4
  • May 18, Tue. 6:15 pm Viola Recital I
  • May 20, Thu. 4:30 pm Viola Recital II
  • May 20, Thu. 6:15 pm Adv. Violin Recital I Bk 5+
  • May 21, Fri. 4:30 pm Violin Recital II Books 1-4
  • May 21, Fri. 6:15 pm Adv. Violin Recital II Bk 5+

 

May 17, Monday

Summer Lessons Begin

 

June 4th, Friday

Last day to submit your Summer Lesson Form

 

Sep. 7, Tuesday

Fall 2021 Classes Begin

SPRING 2021

  • Jan. 7, Thurs. 4:30 – 6:30 pm Concerto Winners & STRAD Class Dress Rehearsal
  • Jan. 9, Sat. 11:00 am Concerto Winners, STRAD Class Solo Recital & Pizza Party, in Brown Chapel
  • Jan. 18, Mon. Spring Semester Begins (16 weeks); Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: There are private lessons!
  • Jan. 19, Tue. Regular Group Classes Resume
  • Jan. 26, Tue. Regular Group Classes and 4:20-4:55 pm Parents Meeting (TBC)
  • Feb. 2, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Feb. 9, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Feb. 13, Sat. Parents Workshop with Christine Goodner— 9:00 am and 1:00 pm (two repeated sessions)
  • Feb. 15 – 17 Private Lessons DO take place on President’s Day and Caddo Parish Winter Break
  • Feb. 16, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Feb. 23, Tue. Regular Group Classes and due Graduation forms and trophy money; 5:45-6:20 pm Mid Semester Solo Recital
  • Mar. 2, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Mar. 9, Tue. 4:00 pm and 5:15 pm  – Graduation Celebrations
  • Mar. 15 – 19 Spring Break: No private or group lessons.
  • Mar. 23, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Mar. 30, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • April  6, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • April 13, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • April 20, Tue. Regular Group Classes; 6:30 pm Solo Recital Sign up will be available in the Email Newsletter
  • April 27, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • May 3, Tue. Rehearsals for Annual Spring Concerts. No Regular Groups: Check the Newsletter for specific rehearsal times; Last day to sign up for Solo Recital and to submit Returning Student Form.
  • May 8, SAT. ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT: 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm
  • May 14, Fri. Spring Semester Ends
  • May 17, Mon. Summer Lessons Begin

FALL 2020

  • Sep. 7, Mon. Labor Day: No private lessons
  • Sep. 8, Tue. Fall Semester Begins (14 weeks): All Group Classes & Private Lessons Begin
  • Sep. 15, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Sep. 22, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Sep. 29, Tue. Regular Group Classes 
  • Oct. 6, Tue. Regular Group Classes; Due for Graduation forms and trophy money; and 6:30 pm Online Mid Semester Solo Recital,
  • Oct. 12 – 14. Private lessons DO take place during Caddo Parish Fall break
  • Oct. 13, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Oct. 20, Tue. 4:15 pm Graduation Ceremony I – VIOLAS and CELLOS 
  • Oct. 27, Tue. 4:15 pm Graduation Ceremony II – VIOLINS (Twinkles to Book 4)
  • Oct. 27, Tue. 5:45 pm Graduation Ceremony III – VIOLINS (Book 5 and up)
  • Oct. 31, Sat. CANCELLED Spooky Suzuki Play Down (Books 1-5) in Amphitheater
  • Nov. 3, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Nov. 10, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Nov. 17, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Nov. 23 – 28 Thanksgiving Break: NO private or group lessons.
  • Dec. 1, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Dec. 8, Tue. Regular Group Classes
  • Dec. 15, Tue. Group Classes (Holiday performances recording)
  • Dec. 21, Mon. Last Teaching Day of Fall semester (This Monday is a make-up for Labor Day)