Jams and Recital Dates

I am thrilled to announce the first (of hopefully many) Studio Jams! SAVE THIS DATE: Fall Jam - Saturday, November 15th 1:00-2:30pm at the Hillman City Collaboratory5623 Rainier Avenue S., just a few blocks from the studio in Columbia City.

What is a Studio Jam, you ask?  It is a wonderful opportunity to bring all my violin students together, get our instruments out and play music WITH each other. I have invited some of my musical buddies to come and jam with us - guitarist, pianists, bassist, and more - so it will be like playing with a band!  This is one of my favorite ways to play music that is casual, fun and a great way to learn new tunes.

This is NOT a recital. As I mentioned we are playing music WITH each other not necessarily FOR each other nor for parents, relatives or other friends. There will be a time for that at the end of the year (see below).  Parents of young students are welcome but you could be asked to participate (like clapping hands, playing a percussion instrument or by bringing an instrument yourself!).

This is an event that I ask that ALL students participate - whether you just recently started, or not.  I will help all my beginning students get up to speed and many tunes we will use will be from the O’Connor book that I have been teaching from. This will be beneficial regardless of the level you are at.

In addition to the Fall Jam, I am adding to the calendar the Spring Jam and the first ever Studio Recital. All will take place at the Collaboratory and am asking for a small financial contribution to help defray the cost of renting the space.

Here are the Event Dates to put in your calendar:

  • First Ever Studio Jam - Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1pm - 2:30pm
  • Spring Jam - Saturday, March 7, 2015 1pm - 2:30pm
  • Inaugural Studio Recital - Saturday, June 13, 2015 (time tbd)

I hope you are as excited as I am! I will be providing more info to you as the Fall Jam approaches.