SAW Retreat and Winter Solstice Concert!

SAW Retreat in Madison

Sign-up today for the Winter Suzuki Association of Wisconsin retreat, January 14-16 at the Marriott West Hotel and Conference Center in Madison.  The early bird registration deadline is this Monday, November 20th!  Click here to register, and see the linked flier for details.

Winter Solstice Concert

Please join for MCE’s Winter Solstice concert on Thursday, December 21st at MyArts!  A reception and door prizes will begin at 5 in the MyArts 4th floor atrium, followed by music at 7.  Admission is by donation.  See the flier below for more details!  Pizza orders for families will come out December 5th and be due December 15th.  Pizza will be served at 5:45 on 12/21.

ALL MCE members are encouraged to contribute to the fundraiser! Door prize donations should be delivered to MYArts or Beth’s house (2202 Van Hise) by December 19th.

Tuesday, December 19th–Winter Solstice Dress Rehearsal at MyArts Starlight Theater
5:00pm Call Time for all groups

Thursday, December 21st–Winter Solstice Reception and Benefit
5pm Call Time–Tune and warm up is in the Starlight Theater all cellists and violins.
5pm Reception and Door Prizes
7pm Concert

Three optional fun Celli performances

December 2nd – Enchanted Valley Christmas Tree Farm3pm-5pm. RSVP this Tuesday. Playback and bucking!
December 8th – Community Service, Oak Park Senior Center 2pm -4pm. RSVP to Beth by December 2nd.
December 16th – Great Wolf Lodge 2:30 call, 3:15 perform, 4:00 watch violins; 4:45 -8:30 Swim party. Must RSVP to Beth by December 2nd. 

Great Wolf Holiday Event

Sonora, Book 4/5 violins and selected Madison cello ensemble students are invited to play and splash at Great Wolf Lodge on Saturday, December 16th.  MCE performs from 3:15-4,  Sonora and Books 4/5 perform 4-4:45.  Sign-up is required, email Diana at  Please see flier below for details!

Sonora Holiday Cookie Sale

It’s time to order delicious holiday cookies and support Sonora!  They will be selling handmade cookies in a decorative bag for $10/dozen.  Order deadline is 12/5, pick-up at MyArts is 12/12.  You can pay in advance or at pick-up via PayPal, check or cash.  Click here to download the order form, and see the flier below for details.  When you pick up your cookies, make sure to stop by the Holiday Hot Cocoa Social–we’ll have hot cocoa and fun toppings available to purchase for $3 a cup.

NEW DATE for Suzuki Night at the Curious Crafter!

Join SSM students at the Curious Crafter on Tuesday, December 10th from 4:30-6:30 (PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A NEW DATE AND TIME THAN PREVIOUSLY LISTED).  Participants will make a personalized name tag and have hot cocoa!  See the flier below for pricing and RSVP details.

Holiday Concert Repertoire–click to view and print!

Book 4/5 & Sonora Holiday Concerts–Olbrich Gardens (Sunday, December 10th) & Great Wolf Lodge (Saturday, December 16)

Books 1-3 Holiday Concert–Madison Central Public Library (December 16th)

Overture Center Community Ticket Program

Reduced priced tickets are available through Overture Center’s community ticket program!  The current offerings are listed below.  Please email if you would like the promo code.

MY FAIR LADY (LIMIT= 5 tickets per patron order)
TUE, Nov 21, 7:30pm, Overture Hall
Age Recommendation= 8 and up


KANOPY–WINTER FANTASIA: REIMAGINED ( LIMIT = 5 tickets per patron order)
Age Recommendation= 6 and up// Runtime= 90 minutes


Fall/Winter Calendar

It’s getting to be that busy time of year!  We have a printable of our remaining fall/winter dates.  Click here to view and print.

Photo Release/Medical Release/Emergency Contact Forms

Please fill out the photo/video release and the Medical Release/Emergency Contact form.  These forms should be printed and either brought to MyArts on Tuesday, or given to your child’s private teacher.  You can also email the completed forms to

Sonora Retreat

Save the date for January 4-6: Sonora outreach, performances  and workshops in Door County!