october, 2019

13oct12:00 pmStrings Play-In

Event Details


Greater Philadelphia Suzuki Association Fall Play-In provides musical enjoyment to students, teachers, and the Philadelphia community. GPSA is a non profit organization that aspires to improve the quality of life through the Suzuki approach of musical education. We welcome violinist, violist, cellist, and bassist to join us for this annual event on Sunday October 13, 2019 at 12noon – 1:00pm (performers arrive no later than 11:45am). Performers in this event will include string players of various ages and musical levels from Philadelphia and surrounding areas. String players will perform from memory standard Suzuki repertoire in a group setting.

Performer attire is khaki colored pants, shorts, or skirts along with the GPSA T-shirt provided by GPSA. Performers will receive their T-shirt the day of the event and must quickly change!

Student fee is $25 for students of GPSA member teachers. The fee for non GPSA member teachers is $30. This fee does not include the handling fee, which will be added upon checkout of your ticket purchase at eventbrite.com. The purchased ticket includes performing participation, a GPSA T-shirt, student admission to the museum, and one guest admission to the museum. Other individuals that would like to come hear the performance and explore the museum must purchase the standard ticket for Independence Seaport Museum. No refunds available. Additional GPSA T-shirts are available for purchase the day of the event, but cash only – limited sizes availability. Cash only!! GPSA is not equipped to handle card transactions at Independence Seaport. Students participating in the Fall Play-In must purchase tickets here, online. No refunds available. The Independence Seaport Museum accepts cash and card payments for their general admission.

The Fall Play-In will be photographed and/or filmed for GPSA social media, website, and promotional use. No names will be associated with the images.

Parking is available at the adjacent Hilton Hotel Parking lot. Street parking is also available and free on Sundays, please check signs.

Event Host: Julienne Ikegami
Event Coordinator : Raymond Mallari

GPSA Fall Play In 2019 Featuring Fantastic Families and Folks

*repertoire is subject to change

Welcome Songs Featuring all the Fine Folks

Song of the Breeze, Wind, Hurricane, and Tornado in D Major
Breeze: slow
Wind: a tempo
Hurricane: fast!
Tornado: fast spinning around!

Go Whisper, Tell, and Shout Aunt Rhody in D Major.
Whisper: soft
Tell: medium
Shout: loud!
French Folk Song in D Major

Flawless Minuet Marathon
Minuet 1 Bk1 in C Major
Minuet 2 Bk1 in G Major
Minuet 3 Bk2 in C Major
Minuet Beethoven in G Major

Fantastic Gavotte Marathon
Gavotte by Gossec : cello
Gavotte Mignon : viola
Gavotte Lully : violin
Gavotte in g minor

Fiery Book 1
12. Perpetual Motion in D Major singles & doubles
13. May Song in D Major
14. O Come Little Children in D Major
15. Lightly Row in D Major

Forever long – Long, Long Ago
16. Long Long Ago in C Major
17. Long Long Ago in A Major
18. Long Long Ago in G Major

Featuring Book2
19. Hunters’ Chorus in G Major
20. Musette in G Major
21. Chorus from Judas in C Major
22. May Time in C Major

Farewell Songs from Fantastic Folks
23. D-string and A-string Concerto
Pepperoni Pizza, Mississippi Hot Dog, D and A strings
24. Twinkle Theme and Variations in D Major

Memorization is required. All repeats are good. This list is subject to change depending on student enrollment. Teachers will play the introduction to pieces as necessary.


(Sunday) 12:00 pm EST


Independence Seaport Museum

211 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106


Raymond MallariChairmallari.raymond@gmail.com