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Momentum Music School is built on a community-centered

approach that includes many opportunities for students and their families to build relationships with each other and the art of music. 

From group classes and concerts to master classes, retreats and international studio tours, our students flourish both musically and personally when engaged on multiple levels. 

Click on the YEAR-AT-A-GLANCE button to find the calendar of events.

Concerts

The joy of sharing music with appreciative audiences is one of the greatest sources of motivation for musicians. We give recitals and concerts in many different venues and contexts. 

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MasterClasses

The Flying Colors Performance Program offers masterclasses with extraordinary pedagogues to our advanced students. All students are encouraged to attend these masterclasses.   

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International Tours

Musical tours are one of life’s great experiences. There is something about connection through music that reveals both commonalities and magnifies the beauty of each unique individual. We will be traveling to Barcelona for a series of performances and a musical exchange with the students and teachers of the Suzuki Music Institute in Barcelona in July of 2024. More information and registration found here:

Barcelona Tour 2024

Link to our monthly calendar for more details about our school happenings.

Studio Retreat

Fall Studio Retreat at the Flying Horseshoe Ranch: group classes, performance class, chamber music, a play-in around the fire, plus horseback riding!  Reserve a cabin at the Flying Horseshoe or come for a day.  Horseback riding happens on Sunday. Save the date: 9/22-9/24 2023

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SEATTLE Group Class Schedule:

Group class for books 1-3: 6:00-6:45 p.m.

Oreo break: 6:45-7:00

Group class for books 4-6: 7:00-7:45 p.m.

Group class for books 6+ is from 7:45-8:30 p.m. (If the event is marked as group/performance class, students in books 6+ will perform for each other, and class will end at 9:00 p.m. Please arrange to rehearse with Allyson ahead of time.)

Rep Group Class/Performance class: regular group schedule for students in books 1-5. Students in book 6+ will perform for each other and give feedback instead of having a group class. Performance class will end at 9:00 p.m.

Group - technique class: focus is on technique; class is without piano accompaniment.

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND Group Class Schedule:

Twinkle class: 5:00-5:30

Book 1-4: 5:30-6:15

CALENDAR DATES:

6/24-6/28  Oregon Suzuki Institute - No lessons

 

6/30-7/14 Studio exchange tour to Barcelona! -

       No lessons

 

7/28     Ferry Fun Recital - Seattle to Bainbridge Island

8/5 - 8/9 Japan Seattle Suzuki Institute - No lessons

8/26 - 8/30 - No lessons

9/2  2024-2025 school year begins

 9/2 - 9/6  No lessons

 

9/9 - Lessons begin

 

9/13     Technique group class and Ice Cream Social in Seattle! Everyone meets for group class from 6:00-7:00. Ice Cream Social at the break. Books 4+ will have group class from 7:30-8:30. 

 

9/15      Group class followed by ice cream social on                Bainbridge Island, 5:00 p.m.

 

9/20-9/22 Studio Retreat at the Flying Horseshoe Ranch! Arrive Friday evening or Saturday morning. Book a cabin with Penny: (509) 674-2366.

10/4     Seattle group class

10/12.  SAWS Festival! This will be inspiring and fun. Graduates will receive their trophies here. Group classes include Fiddle! Register for workshop here: https://suzukiwashington.org/fall-festival/student-festival/

10/14 - 10/18 No Lessons 

10/25    Seattle Spooky Suzuki! Come in costume for a hauntingly good time! Everyone: 6:00 p.m. Holiday treats 7:00. Books 4-5, 7:30-8:00. Books 6+ performance class, 8:00-9:00.

10/27     Spooky Suzuki on Bainbridge 5:00 p.m.

11/1      Seattle technique group class

11/8       Seattle technique group class + Advanced masterclass with Ilana Oaks (books 6+) starting at 5:00 p.m.

 

11/10    Ilana Zaks recital, Kenyon Hall, 2:00 p.m.

11/15     STUDIO RECITAL - SEATTLE 6:00 p.m. 

11/22    Bainbridge group class

11/25-11/29 THANKSGIVING BREAK - No lessons

 

12/6     Seattle technique group class

12/7     Caroling in Seattle

12/13     STUDIO RECITAL - BAINBRIDGE 5:00 p.m.

12/23-1/4  WINTER BREAK - No lessons

1/10    Seattle group class and Concerto Marathon books 1-3, 6:00. 7:00-9:00 Books 4-10+ Play all of our concertos! Seitz, Vivaldi, Bach, de Beriot,                      Kabalevsky, Bruch, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Lalo

 

1/24    Seattle group and performance class

1/31    Seattle Pajama Recital 6:00 p.m.

2/7      Bainbridge Pajama Recital 5:00 p.m.

2/10-2/22 Mid winter break - no lessons

2/28     Seattle technique group class

3/2       Advanced Masterclass with Marta Lamber

 

 

3/7      Bainbridge group class

3/14     SYAMFA Run-throughs at Allyson’s 6:00

 

3/16     STUDIO RECITAL - SEATTLE 6:00 p.m. 

 

3/17-21     No lessons (Tracy will be attending the Seattle Young Artist Music Festival)

3/28     Seattle technique group class

4/4       Bainbridge group class 

4/7       BAINBRIDGE SPRING BREAK - No lessons 

4/11     Seattle technique group class

4/15 -4/18     SEATTLE SPRING BREAK - No                               lessons

5/2 - 5/3  Workshop with Kara Eubanks - Seattle

 

5/9     Bainbridge Island group class

5/16     Seattle group and performance class

 

5/19 -  June 1  Memorial Day break - No lessons

6/6     STUDIO RECITAL - SEATTLE 6:00 p.m. 

6/13   STUDIO RECITAL/VIOLIN OLYMPICS - BAINBRIDGE, 5:00 p.m.

6/15     VIOLIN OLYMPICS - Seattle, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

June 30-July 14 - NO LESSONS

July 27 - Ferry Fun Recital on Bainbridge Island

August 4-8 - Japan Seattle Suzuki Institute -

                     no lessons

August 25-September 7 - no lessons

September 1 - Start of the 2025-2026 schedule (no lessons)

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