(2016-17  Schedule) 

 
 
-AUG. 20th
  National Honeybee Day!  We will 
have a honeybee themed Performance and Theory 
Class.  Students performing Honeybee 
from Suzuki Piano School Bk 1 or their 
own composed variations of the theme are 
to research info about the Honeybee to 
connect with their piece. (Please visit:  

http://suzukiletterboxing.blogspot.com/2016/04/t
he-honeybee.html

)  We will take a field trip to 

Honeybee Day at Phinizy Park.   FREE EVENT 
 
 

 
-SEPT. 24th
  Composer of the Month:  
Beethoven.  Students meet at Augusta 
University for Performance Class.  
Special performance by students 
working on pieces by Beethoven in 

Suzuki Piano 
School, Bk 2.  
 
Sonatina in G 
major, (Moderato) 
by Ludwig van 
Beethoven 
Pianist:  Robert 
Green  
 

Sonatina in G major (Romance) by 
Ludwig van Beethoven 
Pianist:   Zhengyu Lu  
 
Following the performance, we will 
watch the movie "Beethoven Lives 
Upstairs". (Hosted by the Hegwood 
Family) 
 
 
-OCT. 15th
  "Long, Long Ago".  (Based 
on Suzuki Bk1 Solo "Long, Long Ago" 
by Thomas Haynes Bayly (1797-1839), 
song #11, pg. 25.  History and music 
studies go hand in hand.  Throughout the 

month, students working on this solo 
will be reading a book from our studio 
library titled "The Usborn Book of 
Living Long Ago - Everyday Life 
Through The Ages" by Felicity Brooks. 
(

http://suzukiletterboxing.blogspot.com/

2016/05/long-long-ago.html

) After our 

monthly Performance and Theory 
Class
, we will take a field trip to The 
Living History Park to attend the 
Colonial Times:  A Day to Remember 
event. 

http://www.colonialtimes.us/

 

(Photo below:  Musician Jim McGaw 
plays the dulcimer at the Colonial Times 
event.  I always enjoy listening to him 
perform! You will have the opportunity 
to hear lots of music during the Colonial 

period, and 
watch them 
dance!   
One type of 
dance 
during that 
period is 
called the 
Minuet.)    

-NOV. 19th       
Suzuki Book 2 
Graduation:  
Zhengyu Lu and 
Robert Green.  
Morris Museum 

of Art.  
Refreshments 
and Gifts 
following.  
Special Guests, 
Suzuki Strings 

of Augusta for chamber ensembles. 

    
 

-DEC. 17th  Suzuki Piano Winter 
Wonderland Tea Party. (Appreciating 
the joy of the winter season and school 
vacation to spend time with family!) 
 

Student's end of the 
year performance 
and award 
presentation.  Tea, 
cake and other light  
refreshments 
following.  

 
 
-JAN 14th  Performance and Theory 
Class.  As a fun "social" activity after 
class, students -with the help of their 
parents- will craft rhythm boards. 

(Photo below:  Rhythm Boards. Photo 
left for late elementary to advanced 
students.  Photo right for beginner 
students.) 

 

  

 

 
 
-FEB 24th
  February is Black History 
Month.  Students meet at Augusta 
University for Performance Class.  Our 
composer for the month will be an 
African American female composer by 
the name of Florence Beatrice Price.  
During our performance class, we will 
have special piano and voice 
performances of music composed by this 
amazing composer.  We will also view 
"The Caged Bird:  The Life and Music 
of Florence B. Price".  (Hosted by the 
Hegwood Family.) 
 

 
 
-MARCH 25th
  Students will study music of the Baroque period, and we will also 
discuss the history of the piano. Students are to read "The Music Box: The Story of 
Cristofori" by Suzanne Guy in our studio library.  We will take a field trip to Jabez S. 
Hardin PAC at Columbia County Library to hear repertoire of Baroque chamber music, 
and to also have the joy of seeing music performed on a harpsichord, blending in with our 
piano history studies. 

 

-APRIL 22nd  EARTH DAY SUZUKI 
PIANO CONCERT.  Phinizy Swamp 
Nature Park.  
 

 

 
 
 
-MAY 6th!
  

"Return of the SiXth"

 Star 

Wars Performance and Theory Class
Wear a Star Wars cosplay costume or T-
shirt!   
 

 

 
 
 
Additional Events 
*Sunday, October 9, 2016 
Artrageous!  Family Sunday 
Symphony Petting Zoo.
  1:00-4:00 PM.  
Touch, play, and learn about a variety of 
instruments with musicians from 
Symphony Orchestra Augusta, create 
musically inspired crafts, and dance 
along to impromptu performances.  

Cosponsored by the  Friends of 
Symphony Orchestra Augusta.  FREE 

http://www.themorris.org/calendar/calen
dar.html 
 

*November 4-6, 2016  
5-Piano Master Class 
Master teacher, Bruce Anderson. 
Location: 
Spivey Hall Chorus Room  
2000 Clayton State Blvd 
Morrow, GA 30260 

http://atlantasuzukipiano.org/workshop 

 
*Sunday, January 15, 2017 
Suzuki Piano Graduation Concert 
Location: 
Spivey Hall 
2000 Clayton State Boulevard 
Morrow, GA 30260 

http://atlantasuzukipiano.org/graduation 

 
*Sunday, June 4, 2017 
Suzuki Piano Graduation Concert 
Location: 
Spivey Hall 
2000 Clayton State Boulevard 
Morrow, GA 30260 

http://atlantasuzukipiano.org/graduation 
 

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No Performance classes during summer 
vacation. Private lessons will be 
scheduled in preparation for the Suzuki 
Piano Institute and Suzuki Piano Master 
Classes. 
 
July - University of Louisville Suzuki 
Institute 
 
August 3-7:  Master class and Friendship 
Concert in Philadelphia, PA