Click here. Click this. Visit this site for all the info and registration for Strings Play In 2023 General Information: GPSA is a non-profit organization that aspires to improve the
General Information: GPSA is a non-profit organization that aspires to improve the quality of life through the Suzuki approach of music education. Performers in this event will include violin, viola, cello, and string bass of various ages and musical levels. Students and teachers from the area come together in shared repertoire to present a fun, casual, and Halloween themed concert. Pieces will be performed in group style led by different Suzuki teachers. Pieces will be performed by memory, unless playing harmony parts. Participants in this event, as with all GPSA events, are subject to having their photos taken or video recordings for social media posts. As this is a family event, we encourage families to create photo and/or video memories. We are a huge family and cherish these moments.
Halloween Themed: All participants are encouraged to wear costumes for this event. Please be sensitive to your costume if you are a performer! Beware of elaborate and large costumes that can possibly prevent comfortable playing. Attire is casual, if you choose to not wear a costume.
Come hear ChescoPOPS: After the Play-In, participants may attend the legendary ChescoPOPS Orchestra Concert immediately after the Play-In. Student performers will have a free ticket while extended families have discounted tickets to the ChescoPOPS concert. Join Maestro Joseph Gehring and his pops orchestra as they bring music to life by way of engaging and entertaining performances. The ChescoPOPS concert will be at 3:00pm EST at Alumnae Hall at Immaculata University. All children/students (even those not participating in the Suzuki Day) are FREE to all Chesco Pops concerts.Parents will need to purchase their October 22nd tickets ahead of time online to receive 50% off all ticket prices. They will need to use the code: suzuki2023
To purchase Chesco POPS tickets at discounted prices, visit their website at ChescoPOPS.org. To purchase discounted tickets for their concert, use the code suzuki2023
Suzuki Play-In: The Play-in starts at 1:00pm EST, but please arrive no later than 12:45pm EST to allow unpacking, tuning, restroom, etc. Participants are welcome to arrive as early as 12:15pm EST. This event will end at 2:30pm EST at the latest. The Play-In will be held in Great Hall located on Campus immediately next to Parking Lot D.
There is no Zoom or virtual equivalent platform for this event. This is an in-person event.
Event location for Suzuki Play-In : Immaculata University’s Great Hall.
Immaculata University address : 1145 West King Road Immaculata, PA 19345. Your GPS may also say Malvern or East Whiteland or Immaculata Dr
Parking at Immaculata University Campus is free: Parking Lot A and/or Parking Lot D. Alumnae Hall where the ChescoPOPS concert at 3:00pm is immediately next to Parking Lot A. Great Hall where the Suzuki Play-In will be is immediately next to Parking Lot D.
Students participating with a teacher who is a member of GPSA – $20.
Students participating with a teacher who not a member of GPSA – $25.
Families with multiple participating performers regardless of teacher membership – $10 per performer.
Audience members do not need to register, purchase for the Play-In. Friends and families of performers do not need to register, purchase for the Play-In. Audience members who wish to see the ChescoPOPS concert need to purchase tickets on their website. To purchase Chesco POPS tickets at discounted prices, visit their website at ChescoPOPS.org. To purchase discounted tickets for their concert, use the code suzuki2023
Teachers who wish to participate, please register for your free ticket. Simply “purchase” the appropriate ticket on this website. The coordinator will reach out to you about leading piece(s).
Registration ends Monday Oct 16, 2023 at 11:59PM EST. Play-In tickets are not sold the day of, at the door. GPSA is not equipped to take payment at Immaculata University Malvern. There are no refunds available for this event.
To register, please purchase tickets on eventbrite. Clickable link on this page, at the top where it says “Click here. Click this. Visit this site for all the info and registration for Strings Play In 2023.”
Thank you to Dr. Joseph Gehring, Immaculata University, ChescoPOPS, and GPSA. Thank you to all the Suzuki teachers, the performers, friends, and families. Thank you to the legend and extraordinary, Rebekah Waggoner.
(Sunday) 1:00 pm EST
Immaculata University Malvern
1145 West King Road Immaculata, PA 19345
Raymond MallariChair[email protected]