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September 2022 Newsletter


It's the beginning of another school year and that means we are back to newsletters! We hope everyone had a wonderful summer! We have lots to share including our Region Masterclasses, our summer adventures and of course, our Sešek String Studio Student of the Month! Check it out!


  • September and Summer Birthdays

  • Student of the month

  • Welcoming our New Students

  • Region Masterclasses!

  • A Summer in the Tetons

  • Fanny and Felix's Follies


 

September and Summer Birthdays!


Since we did not have newsletters over the summer, we are WAAAAAY behind on birthdays! We have some catching up to do:

June Birthdays

Tobi A.


July Birthdays

Jennifer B.

Jenny L.


August Birthdays

Zoey Z.

Camille C.


September Birthdays

Leeshia X.

Anishka G.

Mishal A.



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Student of the Month


Zoey Zepeda


Every month we feature a different SSS student who has shown dedication and continued improvement. SOTM's receive a prize for being selected.


City and state currently residing?

Missouri City, TX


What are you playing/working on right now?

I am working on Mazas Etude #2 for Region. I also have Sarabande by Böhm.


When did you start in SSS?

I think I started September 2021. I wanted to get into the honors orchestra program, and I needed help.


What drew you to the viola?

The sound it makes opposed to the violin. It makes deeper sound and pitch.


What is your favorite musical experience to date?

My favorite musical experience to this date was receiving a 1 at my UIL solo competition last school year.


In what other activities do you participate?

I am a member of the National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, and Girl Scouts.


Any other tidbits about yourself that you want others to know?

I have 2 dogs and 3 cats and I like to go thrift shopping.



 

Welcome to our new students!


The studio has been buzzing with activity, including the buzz of new students. Please join us welcoming :


Jasmine G.

Kendall M.

Nicholas T.

Leeshia X.

Austin M.

Megan H.

Kastine N.

Olivia N.

Krishna K.

Holly M.



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Region Masterclasses!


Our popular event is back! We are offering separate violin and viola Region Masterclasses in September and October for middle school and high school. If you need extra help, you do not want to miss these sessions! As a member of SSS, these are FREE to you! (Outsiders have to pay!) The dates are as follows:


Sunday September 18 and October 2

High School


Sunday October 2 and 16

Middle School


For detailed information on times, visit the Region Masterclasses page on this website.



 

A Summer in the Tetons!


As most of you know, Luka and I spent almost a month in Wyoming. The reason was I was invited to perform at the Grand Tetons Music Festival, a collection of musicians from all over the world, of which many play in the world's finest orchestras and ensembles. I feel very fortunate to have been asked to join this collective.


If you've never been to this part of the country, you are truly missing out. It is easily one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Hope you enjoy some of the moments from our travels!




 

Fanny and Felix's Follies


The Poodlessohn's were not to be left out! They joined us on our Teton adventure and got to partake in the majestic views that Western Wyoming has to offer.Fanny gave out on us on two times mid-hike and once Luka had to carry her 45 lb. frame up a mountain for an hour, but that story is for another time!Felix enjoyed fetching a stick atop Ski Lake, which was at the summit of one of our day hikes.The lake water was absolutely pristine (See pic to the above!)Luka jumped in for a refreshing swim.I stayed on the sidelines as my body could not handle that much cold!




 

Tell Friends and Family!


Help spread the word about our studio! If you refer a friend, and they sign up for lessons, you get 15% off of your next month's total tuition!

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It's our way of saying "THANK YOU!" for helping us grow! There is NO LIMIT to the number of people you can refer!

(Just make sure they include you as a reference when they sign up!)


We'll see you next month!