International Friendship Day

Michele Jeglum Uncategorized

Coming up on this Saturday, October 21, we will be performing at International Friendship Day at thePioneer Park Civic Center.

This is a fantastic venue for us and we would like as many of you as possible to come and help fill the stage!

You should arrive promptly at 12:00 noon at the back entrance closest to the park side.  Myself (Audra), Michele and Dorli will be available to help tune and set up.

Audra, Michele, and Dorli will be available to help tune and set up. Our performance is from 12:20-12:40.

We CAN NOT run over our time, so we may have to cut a piece if needed.

Please wear your new Suzuki Talent Education T-shirt with our new logo! If you have not received your shirt yet, look for Aelin Allgood this week at group class. She will be passing out t-shirts. Also, please wear black pants or a long black skirt. No jeans please.  Cellists please bring a rock-stop or strap.

Following is the playdown order, so please brush up on any pieces you may have forgotten or not practiced recently.

We will be having a Friendship Day rehearsal at this weeks group class from 6:30-7:00 in the commons. So plan to arrive early if you are in the 6:45 class.

Two Grenadiers (Violin Key)

Hunter’s Chorus

Minuet 1 (Violin Key)

Amaryllis (flutes only)

Andantino in D

Allegro in D

Gail Johansens Heartland Strings Group

Long Long Ago in D

O Come Little Children in D

Go Tell Aunt Rhody in D

Song of the Wind in D

Twinkle Var. A in A

Twinkle Theme in A


Heart of Alaska Strings

Michele Jeglum Uncategorized

The Heart of Alaska Strings, under the direction of Dr. Gail Johansen, will perform this Saturday, May 6 at 7:00 PM at Zion Lutheran Church on Davis Road. The recital will feature soloists and also violin choir pieces. Admission is free and all are invited.

Come support these musicians and enjoy an evening of beautiful music.

New Course Offered

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Every Child Can!© An Introduction to Suzuki Education

Every Child Can! ©  (ECC) is an introduction to Dr. Suzuki’s philosophy and its application to Suzuki education. For parents, teachers, prospective teachers and others, this course provides an inspiring, in-depth look at the Suzuki approach to teaching and learning. For teachers, ECC serves as the first course in the Suzuki Association of the Americas’ Teacher Development Program. In addition to exploring the elements of the Suzuki approach and its far-reaching goals, it includes an introduction to learning styles, history of the development of Suzuki education, the role of parents, the importance of Suzuki pedagogical training, and an overview of the SAA’s role in supporting teachers and parents. A fast-paced, engaging and inspiring program, ECC includes video materials and SAA-developed courseware, and provides each participant with useful reference materials (manuals) for later study.

Every Child Can! will be offered in Fairbanks on Saturday, October 22, from 9:00 to 4:00, with an hour break for lunch. Suzuki Association of the Americas teacher trainer Dr. Gail Johansen will teach the course at Zion Lutheran Church, located at 2982 Davis Road. Registration and fees payment is online at and must be received by October 1, 2016.

Fee: $125 per registrant


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Fairbanks School of Talent Education

Our spring 2021 semester will be using Zoom Group Classes online. Any in person classes will only be held if the Covid numbers are low enough to ensure everyone’s safety. The Registration Form will be available on the registration page on December 31..

December 31: Registration for Spring Semester Opens Online

January 14: Registration Closes Online (Late fees will apply after this date). Scholarship Application Deadline

January 21: Group Classes Start

April 22: Group Classes End

Class times will be 6:00-6:40pm and 6:50-7:30pm. Class assignments, with links to the zoom meetings will be emailed prior to January 21.

String players must be able to play Book 1 “Allegro”

We offer scholarships for group lessons, the application can be found here.