Spring Group Concert

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Come to our terrific Spring Group Concert: Wednesday, May 16, 6pm Unity Church, on Unity Way, off of Highway 599, north of town- arrive early to get a seat! Come hear all of our students, playing everything from Bach (the first movement of the Concerto for 2 Violins, played “en masse”), to Dvorak’s Humoresque, to Peter Warlock’s […]

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Parent Workshop Sunday, March 11!

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Suzuki Parents Workshop: Making Practice Easier Sunday Kol BeRamah March 11 12-2 pm Refreshments served- and we will have childcare available! Bring your copy of Ed Sprunger’s ‘Helping Parents Practice!’ We’re going to talk about Chapters 9 – 16. 9: Look for Horses, not Zebras “Violin is too hard. It’s definitely a problem with my […]

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Fall Semester Group Concert

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SFTE Fall Group Concert Temple Beth Shalom; 205 E. Barcelona Rd. Thursday December 14   Young musicians: wear black or dark bottoms with a colorful top (Please no t-shirts or jeans!) Arrive: 5:15pm Concert: 5:30 – 6:30pm Reception: 6:30pm families, please bring: drinks (a liter or more) cookies/bars,or snacks (chips & salsa, hummus, etc.) If you […]

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Christmas at the Palace- Friday, Dec. 8

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We are so happy to be invited to play the Palace of the Governors’ Christmas at the Palace again this year! Sign-up sheets will be posted in the studios.  We will be playing at 5:30 this year, on Friday, Dec. 8, at the Palace of the Governors, on the Plaza. We have not gotten our final […]

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We’re starting beginners in January!

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                Just a few, but get on board now! Parents will need to join our introductory parent sessions on Sundays, January 14 and 21 at 1814 Tewa Road in Santa Fe, 12 to 3 pm. Call Rick at 231-9242 or email rick.lohmann55@gmail.com  

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It’s time to start violin!

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  It’s Violin Time! Our introductory parent sessions for beginners start on October 1, so get on board now! Margaret Carpenter has lesson times available earlier in the week, Rick Lohmann has some lesson times available later in the week, and the group lesson time is at 5:45 on Wednesday. This is the only time […]

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Put a smile on YOUR child’s face!

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  To register for our beginning fall lessons, email or call: Rick Lohmann rick.lohmann55@gmail.com 231-9242 or Margaret Carpenter mcarpenter1770@yahoo.com 231-9241 Follow us on Facebook!

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you say: “But no one in our family is musical!”

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It doesn’t matter! Come to our Introductory Parent Sessions on October 1 and 8, and we will tell you everything you need to know. Yes, you may be concerned about getting a good, correctly sized violin, or whether you can fit it in to your busy schedule. Do not worry. We cover it all. Shinichi […]

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We’re taking beginners!

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Santa Fe Talent Education will be starting beginners on violin in the fall of this year. Please contact Rick Lohmann at 505.231.9242 or rick.lohmann55@gmail.com or Margaret Carpenter at 505.231.9241 or mcarpenter1770@yahoo.com before August 15, if at all possible.  Parents with children as young as age 4 are encouraged to contact us.   Introductory Parent Sessions take […]

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Summer chamber music here in Santa Fe!

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Our friends over at Santa Fe School for Strings are running two separate weeks of  intensive chamber music instruction this summer. We think this will be a boost for any young musician looking for inspiration! Talk to your teacher! In each session, ensembles rehearse with School for Strings coaches from 9-11 AM Monday through Friday […]

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Outreach concert April 12

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Next Wednesday, April 12, we will have a group concert INSTEAD OF group lessons. Brookdale Assisted Living 640 Alta Vista Street Arrive 5:30 Play 5:45-6:25 Pre-Twinkle Demo Rocket Song Four Numbers (with lizards!) How many taka-taka-stop-stops in a row can we do? Twinkle Variation A O Come Little Children Minuet 1 Chorus from Judas Maccabeus […]

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Mozart at the Lensic

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$12 student and heavily discounted parent tickets are available NOW for our students for this weekend’s performances by violinist Benjamin Beilman with the Santa Fe Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra at the Lensic Theater! Performances are 4 pm Saturday and 3 pm Sunday. Call Janet Gilchrist at the Pro Musica Box Office 505.988.4640 x1000 right away […]

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The Happy New Year Group Night

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Wednesday January 4th at Kol BeRamah: Group lessons this week will be in a different format. Groups return to regular format on January 11th. Everybody will be in the big room this week: 5:45 – 6:30        PreTwinkle & Book 1                             Flower & Monkey Songs                             Twinkle rhythms                             Lightly Row  –   Perpetual Motion […]

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Winter Break

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No Lessons December 17 – January 1 Our next group lessons are on Wednesday January 4th.   See you then! Happy Holidays!

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Fall Group Concert

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Please invite your loved ones to our fantastic Fall Group Concert! Wednesday  December 14 6:20pm Santa Fe Place Mall Cerrillos Rd & Rodeo Rd  

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Starting new beginners in January

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SFTE is now accepting new beginning students ages 3 to 6 Application deadline: December 16 Parents & children begin lessons in January 2017 Contact Margaret Carpenter 505-231-9241 mcarpenter1770@yahoo.com

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Group Concert October 12

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Please sign up to perform at our group concert:   Wednesday October 12 6:00pm Pacifica Senior Living (2961 Galisteo Road)   Wear nice recital clothes. Please no t shirts, jeans or Crocs. Arrive at 5:45 to unpack & tune. We’ll play from 6:00 to 6:40pm. Must be playing Lightly Row to participate. You’ll play the […]

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Taking New Beginners for Fall Semester

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SFTE is taking one or two more new beginners between the ages of 3 and 6. Please contact Margaret at 505-231-9241 or mcarpenter1770@yahoo.com. Parents do NOT need to have any music background (we teach them), they simply need to have a desire to work with their child. Application deadline: August 31

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Fall Semester: new group lesson location!

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Beginning Wednesday August 31, our SFTE group lessons will take place at Kol BeRamah, 1409 Luisa Street, Suite A. We will enjoy plenty of off-street parking and a nice, central location! Please allow an extra 5 minutes on August 31st to find the new location so we’ll be able to use the  full time with […]

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Fall Semester

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Fall lessons will begin on Monday August 29th, with group lessons beginning that Wednesday (August 31).

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Spring Group Concert

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Spring Group Concert Sunday May 22 2:00pm DeVargas Mall in the Center Court

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“Hoe Down” video

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“Hoe Down” video   for Enchanted Strings April 15 5:30 pm performance on First Presbyterian’s TGIF concert series. This is a slightly slow tempo. Enchanted Strings musicians: Listen and also bookmark the link.

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More Holiday Group Concert Videos!

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These are for our Dec. 20 group concert at First Presbyterian.  There is no sheet music for these.  See our previous post for more videos. Happy practicing! My Favorite Things Frosty the Snowman I Wonder As I Wander  

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More holiday videos

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These will always be here, linked on our webpage. Joy to the World  Auld Lang Syne First Noel They are for our Dec. 20 big semester-end Group Concert, Sunday, Dec. 20, 3:00 pm, First Presbyterian Church, and we will likely play them at the Palace of the Governors on FridayDec. 11, time either 5:30 or 6:30.  Please sign […]

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Music Videos for Holiday concert Dec. 20

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Margaret has kindly made videos of two tunes we will be doing on the Christmas Group Concert, Sunday, Dec. 20, 3:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church. Thank you Margaret!  Also, below:  an audio demo of Feliz Navidad, courtesy of Alfred Music More Dec. 20 audio, sheet music and video will come soon. Little Drummer Boy […]

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Spring Play-in Sunday May 17

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Please arrive at 1:37pm to unpack & tune First Presbyterian Church Grant & Marcy Streets 2:00pm Music 2:50pm Practice Awards 3:05pm Reception Please bring a plate of goodies to share if your last name starts with A – P Please bring 2 large bottles of seltzer/juice/water/soda if your last name starts with R – Z

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Outreach concert at Kingston Residence Assisted Living

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Sign up in the studios for a GROUP OUTREACH CONCERT 2:00 pm, Sunday September 14, 2:00 pm at Kingston Assisted Living Residence, Legacy Way, off of Rodeo Road, near Sam’s Club. This is always a grateful, appreciative audience, and it’s a way for us to share our music once again! Email Rick.  Please do tell […]

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August 25

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The SFTE semester starts  on August 25.  The first group lessons are on August 27.  See you soon!

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2014-2015 Calendar

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The 2014-2015 Calendar is now posted on the Schedule and Calendar page.

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Spring Play-in

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Spring Play-in May 17, 2014 First Presbyterian Church Downtown at Grant & Marcy Streets This Saturday! Arrive 1:37pm 2:00 Music! 2:50 Practice awards for everyone 3:05 Reception

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New Mexico Suzuki students come together!

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On Sunday, March 30, a special event will take place. Suzuki violin and viola students from Albuquerque and Santa Fe will come together for a group performance, at 2 pm in the Recital Hall at Robertson Violin Shop in Albuquerque. It will be a great chance to bring New Mexico Suzuki students together. But it […]

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Recital night

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Tonight, Wed. January 29, is a RECITAL night for SFTE, so there are NO group lessons!  Recital will be fairly short tonight, starting at 6:00 pm.  this is the first recital at our new location, Desert Academy.

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New group location!

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Our new Wednesday night group location is the NEW Desert Academy, 7300 Old Santa Fe Trail.  Groups are at the same times as before.

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December 21st is our Group Concert

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What will take place on this date at this time? Saturday December 21 9:37am   a.) A full eclipse of the moon. b.) The Violin Shop will have a 75%-off sale on rosin. c.) Our exciting fall play-in!* (*A play-in is a group concert, where everybody comes, performs and enjoys a great party afterwards!).   […]

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24 Days to Go in the 100 Day Practice Challenge

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You are awesome! You’ve already practiced 76 days IN-A-ROW and now you’re on the home stretch. Twenty-four days to go, musicians! You can taste the pizza at Backroads Pizza at our celebratory party, Saturday January 11. Down bow, up bow, rah, rah, rah!!!

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Christmas at the Palace

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We will be performing at the Palace of the Governors on Friday December 13 at 5:30pm. Be sure to let your teacher know if you’d like to participate!

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The Practice Challenge

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Have you practiced today? Practice Challengers are on Day 21 of the Practice Challenge. Go for it! You are mighty and awesome!

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The 100 Day Practice Challenge!

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The 100 Day Practice Challenge is beginning: Monday September 16 through Tuesday December 24 you sign up to practice EVERY single day, without missing a single day. Students who complete the challenge are invited to the 100 Day Practice Celebration, Saturday January 11 at Back Road Pizza, enjoying prizes and awards. A friendly reminder: a […]

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Group lessons

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Hoorah! We are pleased to announce our new location for group lessons this fall: The Old Desert Academy building at 313 Camino Alire (between Agua Fria & Alameda Streets). There’s plenty of parking surrounding the building. Come in the front door and we’ll be looking forward to seeing you this Wednesday August 28! If you […]

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2013-2014 Calendar

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The 2013-2014 SFTE Calendar is now posted on the Schedule and Calendar page! That’s where you can always look for it. We begin on Monday, August 26. We look forward to seeing you again!

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Summer Group Lessons

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Club Alegria 2791 Agua Fria (just north of the intersection with Siler Road). Enter at the blue awning. Group lessons on Wednesdays June 19, July 10, July 17. 5:45pm Pre-Twinkle and Twinkle 6:15pm Book 1 6:45pm Books 2, 3 and 4 7:30pm Enchanted Strings (until 8:15)   Our summer recitals June 26 & July 24 […]

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Spring Play-in

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Spring Play-in: Sunday, May 12, 1:37 pm Chapel at Immaculate Heart of Mary (map below) Everybody comes for our big group concert! Pre-Twinklers through Enchanted Strings. The tentative play-list is below. Yes, we know it’s Mother’s Day, but what Mom wouldn’t like to hear a little ‘Twinkle, Twinkle’ on her day?? Wear: nice spring colors Arrive: 1:37pm to […]

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Today is Recital Day

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Today, April 24, is a recital day.  There are no groups.

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Enchanted Strings/ Kokopelli Players Concert

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SFTE’s Enchanted Strings performing ensemble will host the Kokopelli Players from Talent Education of Albuquerque in a joint concert, this coming Sunday, April 7, at 4:00 pm.  This short concert will take place at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe, 208 Grant Street, downtown.  The two ensembles will play music by Bach, McLean, Mascagni, […]

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Next week, March 18-22

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No Bk 1-4 groups next week, March 20.  Rio Grande School is closed.  YES there are private lessons for both teachers! Enchanted Strings stay tuned for the exact time and location of your Wednesday night March 20 rehearsal.

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Groups March 13

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Yes, there are groups March 13.   No groups Mar. 20 except for Enchanted Strings TBA.

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Conference week- YES groups!

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This is parent-teacher conference week.  Unless you have made arrangements with your teacher, you will be having a conference in place of your lesson (without the student, unless your teacher has told you otherwise).  We do have flexible schedules this week, but you must let your teacher know if you need a different time. There […]

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Recital Week

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This Wednesday night, Feb. 27, is a recital night, 5:45 pm, Rio Grande School.  The next group lessons are on Wed. night, March 6.

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March group schedule change

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The group schedule for March has changed, to reflect Rio Grande School’s spring break.  We had thought their spring break was March 11- 15, turns out it’s March 18- 22! So:  YES, regular groups March 13; NO groups March 20!

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Schedule

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This Wednesday, January 30, is a book recital night for Pilar B., Ellie B.  and Cole A.  There are no groups.   Groups resume on Wednesday, Feb. 6.

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January schedule

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We start lessons on January 7, groups on January 9.

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