Outreach Performances

The UNI Suzuki School performs for various events and organizations throughout the year. 

  • Outreach performances-general invitation

for any who can play at least one piece on the repertoire list

  • Outreach performances-group or instruments specific

for any of a specified group or instrument that can play at least one piece on the repertoire list

  • Outreach performances-by invitation only 

participants receive an invitation by teacher recommendation

  • Outreach performances-Special Performance Groups 

student must be members of the named performance group to participate in these performances

Outreach performances for 2019-2020

Artapalooza

  • Type: General Invitation
  • LEADERS: Bob, Hannah, Mary, Suzanne
  • DATE: September 7, 2019
  • TIME: 10:00 - 11:45  (Arrive by 9:45)
  • ATTIRE: UNI Suzuki Purple shirts
  • PLAY LIST: concert rep
Lollipop Concert
  • TYPE: By invitation only
  • LEADERS: Suzanne, Todd, Mary, Bethany
  • DATE: September 14, 2019
  • TIME: 10:00 - 11:00 (arrive by 9:45)
  • ATTIRE: UNI Suzuki Purple Shirts
  • PLAY LIST: concert rep

Outreach performances for 2018 - 2019

College HIll Arts Festival 

  • TYPE: For all instruments and levels
  • LEADERS: to be announced
  • DATE: June 22, 2019
  • TIME: 10:00 - 10:45 (arrive by 9:45)
  • ATTIRE: UNI SUZUKI SCHOOL purple shirts and jeans or shorts
  • PLAY LIST:  Spring Concert repertoire plus some Irish tunes 
  • BRING: music stands, Irish music, rock stops

wcfsymphony preconcert performance:  

  • TYPE: Special Invitation
  • LEADERS: Suzanne, Todd, Mary, Bob
  • DATE: April 13, 2019
  • TIME: 6:15 - 6:45 (arrive by 6:00)
  • ATTIRE: UNI SUZUKI SCHOOL shirts and black pants or skirt
  • PLAY LIST: to be announced
  • BRING: rock stops

National Anthem at Hockey Game: CANCELLED due to weather

  • TYPE: any student able to play our arrangement of the Star Spangled Banner (violin, viola, cello & guitar)
  • LEADERS:  Mary, Suzanne, Bob
  • DATE: Feb 17, 2019
  • TIME: 3:00 (arrive by 2:30)
  • ATTIRE: Purple Shirts and jeans
  • PLAY LIST:  National Anthem
  • BRING:  rock stops,  music & music stand if needed

PAST PERFORMANCES:

Completed:  Thalman Square Christmas

  • TYPE: Special Performance Groups
  • LEADER: Mary and Suzanne
  • Date: December 12, 2018
  • TIME: 6:00 - 6:30 (arrive by 5:40)
  • ATTIRE: Purple shirts with jeans or jean skirt.  Santa hats encouraged.
  • PLAY LIST: Festive and More Festive Strings.  
  • OTHER:  Please bring a music stand.

COMPLETED: College Hill Farmer's Market

  • TYPE: instrument specific:  viola only
  • LEADER: Isaak
  • DATE: October 18, 2018
  • TIME: 5:00 - 5:30 (arrive by 4:45)
  • ATTIRE: Purple shirts with jeans or jean shorts or skirt
  • PLAY LIST: to be announced.

COMPLETED:  LOLLIPOP CONCERT sponsored by wcfsymphony (CF Community Center, corner of 6th and Main)

  • TYPE: invitation only
  • DATE: September 22, 2018
  • TIME: 10:00 - 11:00 (arrive by 9:30)
  • ATTIRE: Purple shirts with jeans or jean shorts or skirt
  • PLAY LIST:

1.  Twinkle in D (all instruments)

2.  Simpson Trio

3.  Yoder Duet

4.   French Folk Song (cello)

5.  Song of the Wind (cello/viola +)

6.  Allegro (cello +)

7.  Minuet 1 (violin+)

8.  Hunters’ Chorus (violin +)

9.  Humoresque (violin +)

10.  Lully Gavotte (cello only)

11.  Vivaldi, a minor, 1st mvt. (violin only)

12.  Rebecca (cello only)

13.  One of the Irish Tunes (Castle Kelly, Saddle the Pony or Swallowtail Jig)

14.  Ashokan Farewell

COMPLETED: ARTAPALOOZA (4th and Main in Cedar Falls, assembling on 2nd and Main)

  • TYPE: General Invitation
  • DATE: September 8, 2018
  • TIME: 10:00 - 11:00 (to be confirmed)
  • PLAY LIST:-See College Hill Arts Festival List below plus these guitar numbers
    Scarborough Fair, handout
    Eleanor Rigby, handout
    Long Long Ago, bk. 2
    Paganini Andante, bk. 2
    possibly Coste Etude, bk. 3
  • ATTIRE: Purple shirts with jeans or jean shorts or skirt
  • SIGN-UP: Posted at Registration on August 18, 2018 and then on the school's bulletin board.

COMPLETED: CEDAR FALLS FARMER'S MARKET (Overman Park)

  • TYPE: General Invitation
  • DATE: August 25, 2018
  • TIME: 10:00 - 11:00
  • PLAY LIST:-See College Hill Arts Festival List below
  • ATTIRE: Purple shirts with jeans or jean shorts or skirt
  • SIGN-UP: Posted at Registration on August 18, 2018 and then on the school's bulletin board.

COMPLETED: COLLEGE HILL ARTS FESTIVAL 

  • TYPE: General (for all instruments) plus alumni and former teachers
  • DATE: Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • TIME: arrive by 9:30 and perform at 10:00 - 11:00
  • PLAY LIST:  To be announced and will include Suzuki literature, Ashokan Farewell, and three Irish Tunes-Castle Kelly, Saddle the Poney and Swallowtail Jig
  • ATTIRE: Purple Suzuki shirts or plain purple shirt with blue jeans or blue jean shorts
  • SIGN-UP: on bulletin board beginning later this spring.
  • Play list includes:

Violin+ = violin key but cellists who can change key can join in

Cello+ = cello key but violinists who can change key can join in

Order:

  • Twinkle in A (violin+)
  • Twinkle in D (cello +)
  • French Folk Song (cello)
  • Song of the Wind (cello+)
  • O Come, Little Children (violin+)
  • Long, Long Ago (bk 1 violin)
  • Allegro (cello+)Allegretto (violin+)
  • Minuet 1 (violin+)
  • Minuet in C (cello)
  • Hunters’ Chorus (violin+)
  • Gavotte in g minor (violin)
  • Humoresque (violin+)
  • Lully Gavotte (cello)
  • Rondo by Breval (cello)
  • Vivaldi a minor, 1st mvt (violin)
  • Rebecca (cello)
  • Castle Kelly (Irish Session musicians welcomed)
  • Saddle the Pony (Irish Session musicians welcomed)
  • Swallowtail Jig (Irish Session musicians welcomed)
  • Ashokan Farewell (only for students in book 2 and above)

YOUNG ARENA, HOCKEY (DONE)

  • TYPE: special invitation, limited repertoire: National Anthem only
  • DATE: Friday, October 27, 2017
  • TIME: Arrive by 6:30 and perform at 7:00
  • PLAY LIST: National Anthem
  • ATTIRE:  Purple Suzuki shirts with blue jeans'
  • SIGN UP: on bulletin board
  • Free ticket to hockey game for all performers and discounted tickets for family

ARTAPALOOZA (DONE)

  • TYPE: General Invitation to bowed instruments
  • DATE: Saturday, September 10, 2017
  • TIME: Arrive by 11:15, performance 11:45 - 12:15 at the corner of 4th and Main and other areas of downtown.
  • Several "flash mob" type pre performances will take place at 11:30 and 11:40 at locations to be announced.
  • Play list....violin and cello may combine for some of them
  • Violins-tentative: Book 1 folk songs & Minuet 2; Book 2 Musette, Chorus, Witches Dance; Book 3 Humoresque; Country Dance (Heins); Ashokan Farewell; Orange Blossom Special; Fiddlesticks group pieces
  • Cellos- Book 1-Folk Songs, Allegro, Perpetual Motion, Rigadoon, Chorus, Hunter's Chorus, March in G, Musette, May Time, Lully Gavotte and  Orange Blossom Special
  • Attire:  wear purple Suzuki School shirts with jeans (shorts, pants or skirts)
  • Additional info: Cello & guitar students should bring their own chairs.
  • SIGN UP at Fall registration or first group lesson

PAST PERFORMANCES:

My Waterloo Days

  • Type: General Invitation
  • Date: June 10, 2015
  • Time: 1:50 - 2:10 (arrive by 1:30)
  • Leaders: Suzanne (with assistance from Todd Williams)
  • Place: Lincoln Park, Waterloo
  • Event: Family Day in the Park
  • Attire: Purple Shirts with shorts
  • Who: cello, violin and viola
  • Repertoire:  2016 Spring Concert pieces
  • Sign up?  see the bulletin board by room 177. 

Rotary Club in Cedar Falls (by invitation only)

wcfsymphony Lollipop Concert

    • Type: by invitation only
    • Date: February 20, 2016
    • Time: 9:30 - 10:40 am.
    • Leaders: Therese and Suzanne
    • Place: Waterloo Center for the Arts
    • Event: It's a String Thing
    • List: Humoresque, Perpetual Motion, Bourree, Twinkle and Variations, Folk Songs from Book 1, Csardas/McLean, Cello Choir piece, Advanced Viola piece
    • Attire: Purple UNI Suzuki shirt with blue jeans
    • RSVP: bulletin board or respond to email invitation
    • Rehearsal: Feb. 16, 6:40 - 7:40, location to be announced.

Hearst Center Gallery Opening Reception

    • Type: Special Performance Group/ Fiddlesticks
    • Date:  January 14, 2016
    • Time:  5:00 – 7:00
    • Leader: Therese
    • Place: Hearst Center in Cedar Falls
    • Event: Gallery Opening Reception
    • List: Fiddlesticks repertoire and other solo performances, other instruments welcomed.
    • Attire: black bottom, colorful top
    • SignUP?  Yes!  There is limited space for this performance.  See Therese Fetter.
    • Bring: Fiddlesticks music folder

Windhaven Christmas Party performance

    • Type: General Invitation to violin, viola, cello or guitar
    • Date:  December 10, 2015 (correction made 3:40 on 9/29/15)
    • Time:  5:00 – 5:30 or 5:45 – 6:15 or 6:30 – 7:00
    • Leader: several
    • Place: Windhaven at Western Home Communities on South Main
    • List:  Pieces from Festive and More Festive Strings
    • Attire: Purple shirts with jeans or jean skirts
    • SignUP?  Yes!  There is limited space for this performance.
    • Bring: Festive and More Festive Strings music and your music stand.
    • NOTE: Cello students that require a smaller than regular chair are asked to bring their own, guitar students should bring their own seating. 

Wartburg Christmas Event Preconcert music CANCELED!

    • Type: General Invitation to violin, viola and cello
    • Date: December 13, 2015
    • Time: 2:00 – 2:20 (arrive by 1:45)
    • Place: Neuman Auditorium at Wartburg College
    • Leader: Todd Williams
    • List: Pieces from Festive and More Festive Strings
    • Attire:  Purple shirts with black slacks or skirts
    • SignUP?  Yes!  There is limited space for this performance.
    • Bring:  Festive and More Festive strings and your music stand
    • NOTE: If cello students perform, please bring your own chairs & rock stops.

ARTAPALOOZA in downtown Cedar Falls

    • Leaders: Therese Fetter and Suzanne Bullard.
    • Arrive by 11:15, performance 11:30 - 12:15 at the corner of 4th and Main
    • Play list....violin and cello may combine for some of them
    • Violins-Book 1 folk songs & Minuet 2; Book 2 Musette, Chorus, Witches Dance; Book 3 Humoresque; Country Dance (Heins); Ashokan Farewell; Orange Blossom Special; Fiddlesticks group pieces
    • Cellos-Book 1-Folk Songs, Allegro, Perpetual Motion, Andantino; Rigadoon, Chorus, Hunter's Chorus, March in G, Witches Dance, Ashokan Farewell, Orange Blossom Special
    • Attire:  wear purple Suzuki School shirts with jeans (shorts, pants or skirts)
    • Additional info: Cello students should bring their own chairs.

College Hill Farmer's Market

    • Type: General Invitation to violins
    • Date:  October 22, 2015
    • Time:  5:00 – 5:30 (arrive by 4:45)
    • Play list....pieces will be chosen from the following list:

Violins-Book 1 folk songs & Minuet 2; Book 2 Musette, Chorus, Witches Dance; Book 3 Humoresque; Country Dance (Heins); Ashokan Farewell; Orange Blossom Special; Fiddlesticks group pieces

    • Place:  Parking lot on the corner of 22rd and College St.
    • Leader:  Therese Fetter
    • Attire: Purple shirts with jeans (please layer over clothing for warmth)
    • SignUp?  Yes!  See bulletin board.

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