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Fall 2020 Piano Graduation Concert by Zoom
Sunday, November 8, 2020 

1:00 pm and/or 3:00 pm   
​The link will be sent on Thursday, November 5.       ​                                                


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The Suzuki Music Association of California - Bay Area Piano Branch would like to welcome you and your child to our Graduation Program. The teachers in this association are working together to provide a program where Suzuki piano students in the Bay Area have the opportunity to advance through progressive levels of achievement and be recognized in a formal concert and awards ceremony.


                        

CONCERT  ATTIRE
The Graduation Concert is a formal event designed for a family audience. Choose outfits that provide comfort and confidence while performing at the piano. Parents should select conservative styles that are age-appropriate. 

​Clothing

  • Dresses must fall below the knee 
  • Tuxedos and dark suits are appropriate
  • Dress pants and belt, with solid dress shirt (tucked) and tie, and coordinated jacket or vest (optional)
  • No sheer or clingy fabric or plunging necklines
  • No backless dresses
  • Use discretion with spaghetti straps
  • No shorts
  • No corduroy or denim pants 


Shoes

  • Dress shoes are the most appropriate
  • Keep high heels to a moderate height
  • No sneakers
  • Wear dress socks when appropriate  


General

  • Wear nothing on fingers or wrists
  • Secure hair away from the face
  • Be able to walk naturally in shoes   
  • ​No hats                                             



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​​​​​​Attention, Teachers and Parents! 
What's new for Fall 2020 Graduations...
Fall Graduation Recital will be held by Zoom. 

Take note that video recording and submission for the Graduation process will be done in 2 phases:

Phase 1: Recording the required pieces for Graduation Evaluation consisting of Graduation piece and second piece. For students who will audition a piece outside of Suzuki repertoire starting at Level 4, there will be 3 required pieces. Check the required pieces in this page:
Graduation Levels. 
Recordings for Evaluation will be submitted either as a YouTube link or a link to a Google Drive file with the uploaded videos. IMPORTANT: Test the links before submission.
 
Phase 2: Recording the Recital piece (1 piece) chosen by evaluators. Upload the recording onto Google Drive and submit the link using this form by October 25 (click on 'Submit Reciital video using this form' red button). IMPORTANT: Test the link before submission.​

Follow this streamlined guide to accomplish these requirements for Fall Graduation, complete with links to the forms you will use to submit your recording links :  ​    (Click on 'Fall Graduation Recital 2020 Checklist' button) 

You will find deadline dates for payment and submissions in the Home Page. 

​Invite friends and family to the Graduation Recital, which will take place on Sunday November 8 via Zoom. You will receive a Zoom link on Thursday, November 5.

We eagerly look forward to excellent performances by Suzuki students!

Information for Parents