GREENSBORO STRINGS

CALENDAR OF EVENTS  2022-2023

FALL SEMESTER: Mon. Aug. 29, 2022—Fri. Jan. 20, 2023.

SPRING SEMESTER: Mon. Jan. 23, 2023Fri. June 9, 2023

SUMMER SESSION: Mon. June 12, 2023—Fri. Aug. 4, 2023

(The semesters and summer session divide the school year in 3 parts merely for billing. Lessons are expected to continue unless a month’s notice is given.)

 

YOU CAN CHECK  THE CURRENT SCHEDULES AND INFO ABOUT ALL EVENTS AT ANY TIME AT WWW.EVEHUBBARD.COM. 

MASKS AND VACCINES

Masks continue to be required for all in attendance.

Group lessons are open to all, regardless of vaccination status.  

Our Zoom meeting room will be open during group lessons.

In-person individual lessons require proof of vaccination against covid by everyone in attendance.

Those who are not vaccinated may have lessons on Zoom.

You will have group when your group or book level is listed and when it says “everyone”.

—Students enrolled with Greensboro Strings will be alerted via email as updates and changes are made.

 

"GROUP-ONLY STUDENTS” join Greensboro Strings for group lessons but have individual lesson with an outside teacher. They are entitled to participate in all events.  Click on “Fees-Policies-Directions,” above, for the fees.


GROUP ROOM—Most groups will be in room 121.  Any changes will come to you on email and will be posted on this page.


GROUP ON ZOOMEvery attempt will be made to have our regular Zoom meeting room open at group time.  Join us on Zoom when you can’t come in-person.  The Zoom meeting number and password will be sent via email.  They are not posted on the website for security reasons


CLASS TIMES

Come on the dates that your group level is listed and when it says "everyone".  Your group level will be sent in a separate email and listed on the website.  If you don't see your name on the list, ask Eve Hubbard.  We aim for twice a month for each group.  Sometimes it's more often, other times it's less.

THERE WILL BE GROUP FOR SOMEBODY ON MOST MONDAY NIGHTS.    

 

GCS (GUILFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS) WORKDAYS are NOT holidays from lessons.   They are listed in the WEEK-TO-WEEK schedule, for your convenience.  If you would like to find someone to switch with, please refer to my individual lesson schedule and please tell me your plans.  All parties involved in the switch are responsible for remembering what they’ve decided.

 


CONCERT EVENTS FOR THE YEAR

FALL EVENTS


STATE-WIDE PLAY-IN IN WINSTON SALEM

Sat. Oct. 29

Details to follow

I hope all of you will go!

 

FALL RECITALS

For Eve’s students and Group-only students.

Each student chooses 1 recital time.


WHEN:  Mon. Oct. 24 at 7:00

              Sun. Nov. 6 at 1:30 and 2:45

WHERE: First Moravian Church

   304 S Elam Ave, Greensboro, NC 

On Zoom as well as in person.

Invite friends and family from all over the world.

A program, including the Zoom meeting number and passcode, will be sent on email a day or two before the recitals.


STATE-WIDE PLAY-IN

Sat. Oct. 29 at the NC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem.  I hope you will all plan to go!  More details soon.

 

SPECIAL WEEK Mon. Nov.  21 through Fri. Nov. 25

Eve’s lessons suspended in favor of preparation of the Holiday Sing-Along.

Special rehearsal on Mon. Nov. 21

 

CANDLE-TEA

WHEN: Fri. Dec. 2

Arrive at 5:00 to setup and tune.

Two short performances of holiday music at 5:30 and 6:00. 

WHERE: At First Moravian Church

304 S Elam Ave, Greensboro, NC 

Dress: Dark bottom, white top or all black

 

HOLIDAY SING-ALONG

WHEN: Mon. Dec.  5; Tune at 6:00, Play at 6:30

WHERE: First Moravian Church

304 S Elam Ave, Greensboro, NC 

FESTIVE DRESS

 

WINTER HOLIDAY

NO LESSONS

Tue. Dec. 20, 2022 through Mon. Jan. 2, 2023

Lessons resume Tue. Jan. 3.



SPRING  EVENTS


MLK DAYJan. 16, No lessons

 

SPECIAL WEEK--DATES TBA

Eve’s lessons suspended in favor of preparation of the Ensemble Concert.

 

ENSEMBLE CONCERT

DATES TBA

 

SPRING RECITALS

On Zoom, using SmartMusic accompaniment.

For Eve’s students and Group-only students.

Each student chooses 1 recital time.

TBA

Invite friends and family from all over the world.

A program, including the Zoom meeting number and passcode, will be sent on email a day or two before the recitals.

 


SPRING BREAK

NO LESSONS

Fri. Apr. 7 through Fri. Apr.14.

 

SPECIAL WEEK: WED. MAY 10

 THROUGH TUE. MAY 16                                                           

Eve's individual lessons are suspended this week to prepare for Group Showcase Concert

More rehearsals may be added.

 

GROUP SHOWCASE

Tue. May TBA--whatever we manage to do.

 

Mon. May 29 - MEMORIAL DAY

No lessons.

 

LAST DAY SPRING SEMESTER – JUNE 9

 

MON. JUNE 12 – SUMMER SESSION STARTS

First summer group lesson this evening.

Schedule TBA.


WEEK-TO-WEEK GROUP SCHEDULE & EVENTS--FALL SEMESTER

 


SEPTEMBER

 

Mon. Sept. 5 - NO LESSONS, LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

 

REMOTE LESSONS ONLY on Fri. Sept. 9. 

Streets closed for

FOLK FESTIVAL Fri. Sept. 9 through Sun. Sept. 11

Plan to attend!  Soak up some international culture and music!

 

Mon. Sept. 12

6:30 A

7:30 C

 

Mon. Sept. 19

6:30 B

7:30 D

 

Mon. Sept. 26

6:30 A

7:30 C

 

OCTOBER

Mon. Oct. 3

6:30 B

7:30 D

 

(GCS Workday – Wed. Oct. 5)

 

(Sat. Oct. 8 – Sun. Oct. 9 GSYO retreat)

 

Mon. Oct. 10

6:30 A

7:30 C

 

Mon. Oct. 17

RECITAL PREP

For Eve’s students and “group-only” students.

6: 30 Book 1  

7:20 Books 2 & 3

7:45 Books 4 & up

 


Mon. Oct. 24

ONE OF OUR FALL RECITALS

WHEN: 7:00 p.m.

           Arrive at 6:40

WHERE: First Moravian Church

304 S Elam Ave, Greensboro, NC 

On Zoom and in-person.

Invite friends and family from all over the world.

A program, including the Zoom meeting number and passcode, will be sent on email a day or two before the recitals.

 

(GCS Workday – Fri. Oct. 28)

 

Sat. Oct. 29 STATE-WIDE PLAY-IN

In Winston-Salem

I hope all of you will go!

 

Mon. Oct. 31 NO GROUP - Halloween

 

NOVEMBER

 

Sun. Nov. 6

TWO OF OUR FALL RECITALS

WHEN: 1:30 and 2:45

WHERE: First Moravian Church

   304 S Elam Ave, Greensboro, NC 

On Zoom as well as in person.

Invite friends and family from all over the world.

A program, including the Zoom meeting number and passcode, will be sent on email a day or two before the recitals.

 

Mon. Nov. 7

6:30 B

7:30 D

 

(GCS Workday – Tue. Nov. 8, Election Day)

 

Fri. Nov. 11 – NO LESSONS, VETERANS DAY

 

Mon. Nov. 14

6:30 A

7:30 C

 

(Nov. 20 GSYO Concert – 7 PM)

 


SPECIAL WEEK Mon. Nov.  21 through Fri. Nov. 25

Eve’s lessons suspended this week in favor of preparation of the Holiday Sing-Along.


Mon. Nov.  21

REHEARSAL PLAN 

ROOM 403 ON THE FOURTH FLOOR

WEAR MASKS!

IF YOU’RE READING MUSIC,

       BRING:

A STAND,

PENCIL AND

ALL MUSIC IN A BINDER. 

PLEASE DON’T PUT MUSIC IN PLASTIC SLEEVES.

ADVANCED STUDENTS, plan to practice leading at least one of the pieces!


Everybody present at the beginning. 

You may leave after we’ve played all the pieces that you’re learning.

I will try, very hard, to stick to this timeline.  We will go through the pieces quickly.  Notice where you have trouble and plan to spend extra practice time on those spots.


6:00      Pat-A-Pan

Twinkle in key of D

Go Tell Aunt Rhody - in key of D and repeat 1st line 

Jolly Old St. Nicholas

Jingle Bells

6:30      O Come Little Children 

Hanuka

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

We Gather Together

Joy to the World

Up on the House Top

6:50      I’m Getting Nuttin’ for Christmas

7:10      Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming

Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella

7:30      Waltz of the Flowers

8:10      Greensleeves” 

 

Mon. Nov. 28

6:30 A & B

7:30 C & D

 

DECEMBER

(December 4 GSYO Concerto Auditions)

 

Fri. Dec. 2

CANDLE-TEA at FIRST MORAVIAN CHURCH

304 S Elam Ave, Greensboro, NC 

Arrive at 5:00 to setup and tune.

Two short performances of holiday music at 5:30 and 6:00. 

Dress: Dark bottom, white top or all black

 

Mon. Dec. 5

HOLIDAY SING-ALONG

WHEN: Mon. Dec.  5; Tune at 6:00, Play at 6:30

WHERE: First Moravian Church

304 S Elam Ave, Greensboro, NC 

FESTIVE DRESS

 

Mon. Dec. 12

 

Mon. Dec. 19 NO GROUP

 

WINTER HOLIDAY

NO LESSONS

Tue. Dec. 20, 2022 through Mon. Jan. 2, 2023

Lessons resume Tue. Jan. 3.