Gala Week Summary

 

Registration for participation in all the British Suzuki Gala Week events will be open in September 2019.

 

The process of registration is as follows:

  1. Submit an online application for a place in the concert or the playtogethers (for all instruments except piano)

  2. Pianists to submit an audition recording by 20 October. Instructions will be on the website

  3. BSI will contact applicants to advise whether a place in the concert has been secured by 30 October

  4. Successful applicants to register formally, purchase concert tickets and submit payment online by 13 November to confirm participation


For more detail on each of the British Suzuki Week Gala elements please read on, but the summary of each element is listed here so you can add it to your family calendar right now:


Playtogether

Venue: Royal College of Music

Date: Saturday 26 March 2016       Note: This does not conflict with the Gala Concert, families will be able to attend both events!

Price: £15 per child (includes t-shirt)

Participants: Book 1-2 Suzuki string and wind players    

 

British Suzuki Gala Concert

Venue: Royal Albert Hall

Date: Compulsary rehearsals on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 March, Concert on Sunday 12 April 2020

Rehearsals: from 9am on both Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 March

Concert starts: 3pm (doors open from 2.30pm)

Participation fee: £50 for UK participants (BSI members), £60 for European participants. Fee is per child and includes rehearsals, concert participation and t-shirt.

Audience ticket prices: £15-£90 with child discounts

Participants:

Violin: Suzuki Book 3 and over

Viola: Suzuki Book 3 and over

Cello: Suzuki Book 2 and over

Piano: Suzuki Book 3 and over by audition    

Flute: Suzuki Book 2 and over

Recorder: Suzuki Book 2 and over

Mandolin: By invitation    

Harp: By invitation    

Guitar: By invitation

 

London Tourism Opportunities

Venue: Various, across London

Date: Monday 28 March 2016

 

We are offering our members and guests  a short insider’s guide to our favourite London  tourist activities. Please click here to see a list of things to do on Easter Monday.

 

Looking for somewhere reasonably priced to stay in London for the Suzuki Gala week?  We recommend these three hostels which are near to the Royal Albert Hall.

 

http://www.meininger-hotels.com/en/hotels/london/

 

https://www.safestay.com/ss-london-holland-park.html

 

http://www.astorhostels.com/our-hostels/hyde-park/

 

National Suzuki Workshop

Venue: Royal College of Music

Dates: Tuesday 29 to Thursday 31 March 2016

Times: Daily from 10.30am – 4pm. Arrivals on Tuesday from 9.30am

Price: £325 for first child, siblings £295 each

Participants: Suzuki violin, viola, cello, piano, flute & recorder students: all levels.


National Suzuki String Orchestra

Venue: Royal College of Music

Dates: Tuesday 29 to Thursday 31 March 2016

Times: Daily from 9am – 4pm

Price: £250 per participant

Participants: Suzuki violin, viola, cello and double bass. Book 6 – 10 or equivalent Grade 6 – 8+