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UNI Suzuki School violin and viola beginners class announced

November 19, 2013

Cathy Craig, coordinator, Suzuki School, 319-273-2508,

Caroline Boehmer, communication and operations coordinator, School of Music, 319-273-2028,

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Registration is now open for the UNI Suzuki School's violin and viola class for young beginners. A parent orientation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 6. This will be followed by five classes for parents and students together from 6 to 7 p.m., on Mondays and Thursdays, Jan. 9 through 27. At the end of these sessions students will begin individual lessons with one of the school's instructors.

All classes will be held at Russell Hall on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Beginning sessions will be taught by UNI Suzuki School instructor Mary Grey. An instrument is not needed until individual lessons begin. Teachers will assist parents in selecting the correct size of instrument.

Besides receiving an individual and group lesson each week, students in this class will perform at the school's spring recitals in March and will participate in the school's annual concert at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center in May. The class is suited for ages 4 to 7. Pre-registration is required by Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Forms, fees and other details are available at or by contacting UNI Suzuki School coordinator Cathy Craig at 319-273-2508 or