January class updates

Suzuki Strings of Madison and Madison Cello Ensemble will continue monitoring and updating our policies and procedures according to the latest public health guidance. The health and safety of our families, faculty and our MYArts community is of the utmost of importance.

SSM/MCE January Group class changes:

~All of the repertoire classes Pre-Twinkle Violin and Pre-Twinkle Cello, Violin Book classes 1-5 will be virtual . You will receive a ZOOM link from your group teacher for Tuesdays 1/18 and 1/25

~Movement classes and Ensemble are suspended for January.

~Sonora , Cello Ensemble 1 and Cello Ensemble 2 will meet in person 1/18 and 1/25 .

~January Solo recital is postponed to 2/27


When we ALL return to in person classes we ask you to follow these guidelines:

~Check in upon entry ( students and all accompanying adults and siblings)We are required to do contact tracing as members of the MYArts community .

~Masks are to be worn at all times. We encourage you to wear KF94 or KN95 masks or layer a cloth over a paper mask ( double mask). All SSM/MCE faculty will be wearing KN95 masks.

~Distancing rules will be adhered to in the classrooms and hallways. Larger rooms will be used as their availability permits for spacing.

~All SSM /MCE faculty is already fully vaccinated. MYArts will require all faculty and staff onsite to be fully vaccinated by 2/15/22. We encourage our students and families* who are eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. Many musical organizations, including WYSO now require proof of vaccination , or negative covid test within 72 hours , in order to participate in concerts and recitals. *except for those exempt for medical or religious reasons.


Please monitor your symptoms AT HOME : fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, headache, muscle pains and fatigue, sore throat, runny nose or loss of smell.

MYArts BUILDING air quality

~each room has its own air return

~MERV-13 filters are in place

~HVAC system now equipped with needlepoint bipolar ionization

Let’s continue to show up on ZOOM or in person classes. Inspire one another , strengthen our musical community and continue to cultivate an inclusive musical environment .