Weekly Update - November 30, 2017

SRO Volunteer Opportunities December 2017

Dear SRO Families,

December is upon us, bringing some of our favorite events of the year, and also some fun opportunities for you to help us make them a success!

You will find the following 3 possibilities at our convenient signup link: 
SRO Volunteer Opportunities December 2017

1) Staff the cookie sale at the Holiday Concert on 12/10 (you won't miss the concert!)

2) Staff the spirit wear distribution on 12/10 (you won't miss the concert!)

3) Staff the gift wrapping table at Barnes & Noble on 12/17 (you can work before or after your student's performance!)

In addition, we need people to help in the following ways:

4) Serve as a buddy family to come alongside a new family as they learn the ropes

5) Help tune up our music stands by tightening and replacing missing bolts

Please contact Beth Vojtisek on bvojtisek@suzukiroyaloak.org if you can serve as a buddy family, or help with our music stands.

Your willingness to volunteer helps keep our non-profit going strong.  Thank you!!!

SRO Calendar and Announcements
December 1 - Tuition is due.

December 2 - Tour Group Performance at First Congregational Church from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. This is part of the Noel Night Festivities in Detroit.

December 4 5 6 9 - We will have our final rehearsals this week for the Holiday Concert. Please have your Holiday Songs as well as the music for your group's performance polished.

Holiday Concert Repertoire:
Cello Repertoire for the Holiday Concert
Flower Song, Monkey Song, Mrs. Twinkle Stop Stop, French Folk Song, Song of the Wind, Perpetual Motion, Jingle Bells, Chanukah Oh Chanukah, Frosty the Snowman
Guitar Repertoire for the Holiday Concert
Twinkle A followed by Theme, Lightly Row, Song of the Wind, Allegretto, Tanz - G. Fuhrman, Suzuki Allegro, Waltz - B. Calatayud, Nonesuch, Greensleeves, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Joy to the World, Jingle Bells
Violin / Viola Repertoire for the Holiday Concert
Violins will play from Flower Song through Handel Bourree on the D and A strings so we can play with the viola students.
Flower Song, Monkey Song, Twinkle B, Song Of The Wind, O Come Little Children, Allegretto, Minuet 1, Chorus, Handel Bourree, Humoresque, Seitz 2/3, Jingle Bells, Dreydl, Greensleeves, Jolly Old St. Nick

December 10
SRO Wear will be available for pick up at the Holiday Concert

Solo Recital for students of Mrs. Clarke and Mrs. DeLisle
Saturday December 9 - 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Sunday December 10 Our Shepherd Lutheran Church
2:00 pm - Mrs. Clarke and Mrs. DeLisle

30 Day Practice-A-Thon (Practice Makes Easy) for the students of Mrs. Clarke and Mrs. DeLisle began on November 10.
Practice Makes Easy Prize: students who practice 30 Days in a Row (no misses or make ups) will receive a $5 Gift Certificate for SRO Wear
You will get a $5 credit on your order since they have to be in before the recitals.

Holiday Concert - 4:00 PM Sunday December 10 2017
Our Shepherd Lutheran Church
Concert Order
4:00 PM - Pianos in the Choir Loft
4:20 PM - Guitars, Cellos and Violins will perform on the stage.
Suzuki Strings and the String Quartet will perform at Barnes and Noble.

Cookie Sale following the concert. 
Please bring 2 Dozen homemade Holiday cookies to sell after the concert. We will have containers for you to purchase for $10 that you can fill up with everyone's holiday goodies.

December 11 12 13 16 - The theme for this week is Marathon Day. We will play Holiday and Review Songs and talk about the importance of repetition.

December 17
Barnes and Noble Concert Sunday December 17
Barnes and Noble Holiday Book Fair Flyer to Post

Barnes and Noble Holiday Book Fair Vouchers to give to cashiers at checkout
1:00 PM - Guitars and Cellos
2:00 PM - Suzuki Strings and String Quartet
3:00 PM - Tour Group
4:00 PM - Violins and Violas

December 18 19 20 23 - Holiday Play-Ins

December 24 through January 7 - SRO Holiday Break

SRO Patron Campaign

Please consider making a donation to SRO
during this holiday season.


Platinum Sponsor ($1000)
Bernadette and Vincent Borla
DTE Energy - Walter McCarthy Grant
Elaine Madigan
Mark Mutter
Gold Sponsor ($500)
Dante and Doree Ann Espiritu
Silver Sponsor ($250)
The Springer Family
Judy Totman
Bronze Sponsor ($100)
Pauline and Kenneth Jackson
In Kind Sponsors
Michelle Lannoo and Peter Wardowski
Karen and Frank Vesprini
Please join our sponsors and help SRO achieve their dreams.

Finish your Holiday Shopping and Give to SRO at the same time!!!

Amazon Smile Fundraiser

SRO is now taking part of the Amazon Smile fundraising program. Here is the link to sign up:

Please print or share this flyer with family and friends. This offer is good all year long.