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Welcome to The Oakville Suzuki Association

The Oakville Suzuki Association embraces the philosophy that all children can develop musical ability, within a nurturing, enriching and socially positive environment.  We strive to provide a comprehensive musical training program consisting of private lessons, group lessons, and performance opportunities that promote the development of each individual student while providing musical gifts to our community.

February 25: Abols Studio's Piano Festival Prep Recital

Abols Studio's Piano Festival Prep

Date: Saturday February 25, 2017
Time: 1:30 – 3:30pm
Where: Anglican Church of the Incarnation

Details about the event, including scheduling will be available from Silvija Abols.
Piano Festival Prep Event Information

Festival Prep Recital information for download

February 26: Cello Workshop

Cello Workshop: Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at QEPCCC

Registration is required. You can register directly with your teacher or online. The price is $10.

Information and Registration here

The schedule (below) has been set to avoid conflicts with the Oakville Symphony's Young People's Concert which is on the same day.

Cello Workshop Schedule (for viewing or download)

Finally, please help treat our wonderful OSA Cello Teachers and Clinician by donating food/beverage items for the OSA Cello Workshop on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Coffee/tea, juice and cookies for workshop participants and parents also appreciated. To sign up please follow the link below.

Lunch/Snack Signup Sheet

Cello workshop information for download

Save the Date for the OSA Performing Arts Camp 2017!

Summer and the OSA Performing Arts Camp go hand-in-hand!

Mark your calendars now: July 10-14 and/or July 17-21, 2017

Click here for detailed information. Registration for summer 2017 will be opened in late February.

February 26th: Oakville Symphony's Young People's Concert

OSA Students to Perform with the Oakville Symphony 

As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, the OSA has a wonderful opportunity to perform with the Oakville Symphony in their Young People's Concert on Sunday, February 26th.

Concert Update (Feb 16):

Congratulations on the amazing rehearsal on Sunday February 12, 2017!

Here are a few reminders for our next rehearsals:

Date: Thursday, February 23 Rehearsal

  • Start time: 4:45 to 5:30 pm: Vivaldi G minor concerto, 1st movement only

Date: Saturday February 25--NO REHEARSAL

Date: Sunday, February 26 Rehearsal

  • Start time: 3:00pm. (Please arrive at 2:40 for tuning)

Additional Notes:

  • Dress code in effect for concert: White top, black bottoms, dress shoes
  • Cellists please remember to bring your strap and bench if needed.
  • For all other info see below.

OSO Young People's concert update for download

April 1st: Save the Date! Violin Workshop - 2017

Did you know?

Every year, the OSA offers a special workshop for our violin students. It is included in your group class fee, which makes it free to attend!*

Save the Date -- Saturday, April 1st

Violin Workshop 2017 Features:

  • special guest clinicians (Suzuki specialists, brought in just for the workshop)
  • opportunity to sign up for master classes, for one-on-one feedback from our clinicians
  • improv classes (*new* and tons of fun!)

Further details and scheduling to follow, but please mark your calendars! You don't want to miss this event - it is always productive (and fun) when kids have the chance to learn from other teachers.

*Improv and Master Classes will be held Friday, March 31st and Sunday, April 2nd. Extra fees will apply.

Junior Recital and Book Graduations: April 9, 2017

Registration is open for the spring Junior Graduation Recital on 9 April 2017

Junior Students Recital and Book Graduation Twinklers to students Book 3. Space is limited, so please register early.

April 9th at Lakeshore Place, 5314 Lakeshore Road in Burlington, Ontario:

  • Rehearsal (to be confirmed):  Friday, April 7th at 6:30pm at the home of Jean Grieve (216 Third Line at Hixon Rd in Oakville).
  • Recital: Sunday, April 9th at 2:30 pm (2:00 pm tuning, 2:30 pm recital) at Lakeshore Place, 5314 Lakeshore Road in Burlington, Ontario.

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