STRINGS FOR KIDS
is in its 9th year in the Greenfield Public Schools!
SFK QUESTION OF THE WEEK:
Week of 3/13:
Question: Handel wrote “Music for the Royal Fireworks” for an outdoor celebration. What else was part of the celebration, besides a musical performance?
Answer: Fireworks! (The fireworks didn’t go very well, though…it rained, and the fireworks that did go off made parts of the stage catch on fire.) Listen to a recording here.
Week of 3/20:
Question: Which famous composer was born on March 21st, 1685?
Answer: Johann Sebastian Bach
He’d be turning 332 this Tuesday!
STRINGS FOR KIDS NEWSLETTER
PIONEER VALLEY SYMPHONY has a concert on Sat. April 1, 7:30pm, at GHS. This concert is FREE to all SFK students, and features a TUBA concerto! For more information, please visit pvsoc.org.
ADVANCED STRING INTENSIVE will be the week of July 17-21. Sign up now, in person at Artspace, on the phone (call 772-6811), or online! It’s free to all SFK students and is open to ALL string players.
SPRING RECITAL: Save the date! Our spring recital will be on Sunday, May 21st at All Souls Church. We will announce the official time closer to the date, but please plan for it being early afternoon.
FEDERAL STREET SCHOOL CONCERT Federal Street Strings For Kids will be performing on March 30th at the school’s instrumental music concert. There will be an in school performance that day, so please remember to bring your instrument and music! There will also be a performance that evening at 6:30 pm. Please report to the school gym by 6 pm.
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