January 6: 6:00 p.m. Potluck and rehearsal for free MLK dinner (Jan 13). At Bonnie’s house: 1137 Erin St. Lower level
January 7: Saturday classes and lessons resume
January 13: Martin Luther King Coalition’s Community Dinner, UW – Gordon Commons, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. All community members are welcome. Come share food with neighbors you usually do not know.
January 26: 1:30 & 2:30 4th Saturday Jam Sessions – all Music Makers – at Sosonic
February 7: WYSO HONORS Ensemble begins rehearsals at UW. For advancing 3rd graders and older. 10:10 – 11:30; continues on Feb 18, 25 & March 4, 11. Perform WYSO orchestra on March 18 concert.
February 11: Music Makers visits WYSO rehearsals at UW-Humanities Bldg and share pizza with our WYSO mentors Bus from Sosonic at 11:15. Back at 1:30. Parents invited to come with us.
February 25: 1:30 & 2:30 4th Saturday Jam Sessions – all Music Makers – at Sosonic
March 11 – 12: Wanida goes to Minnesota with WYSO’s Philharomonia Orchestra for an overnight concert tour.
March 12: WYSO application deadline for auditions for Sept 2017
March 18: Noon, Grace Presents Performance & lunch. Featured violinists: Maynie Bradley, Keani Braxton, Wanida Patheuansiingh, Tenzin Sopa, & Vivian Wilhelm
March 18: UW Mills Hall. WYSO concerts, including Music Makers students in Opus One, Sinfonietta, Concert, & Philharmonia Orchestras:
Opus One & Sinfonietta: 11:30 a.m.
Concert Orchestra: 1:30 p.m. (Music Makers attend concert)
Philharmonia: 4:00 p.m.
Youth Symphony: 7:00 p.m.
March 25: 1:30 & 2:30 4th Saturday Jam Sessions – all Music Makers – at Sosonic
April 10 – 12: MMSD Spring Break & Music Makers concert tour
April Saturdays: WYSO auditions begin: on successive Saturdays beginning with Youth, then Phil, Concert, Sinfonietta & Opus One For details, check the WYSO website at wysomusic.org
April 15: No Saturday classes – Spring Break
June 4: Gala Spring Concert Holy Wisdom Monastery. 4:00 p.m. all Music Makers
June 12 – 16: CAMP MUSIC ’17* Monona United Methodist Church, 606 Nichols Road, Monona WI, 53716. Violin, viola, guitar, piano, choir, art, mindfulness, food.New students welcome. See our photos of previous camps.
July 5 – 29: Summer Lessons
August 19: TEEN TEACHER RETREAT!
Sept 4: Fall classes and lessons begin
November: Fall Concert