Calendar and Events

Each year students participate in lessons, group classes, practice challenges, recitals, workshops, and students events. Each student has an online account and calendar through My Music Staff that includes all of their studio events. Please keep up to date with your calendar and emails.

Weekly lessons are held year round with breaks for holidays, teacher training, and vacations.

Group Classes
Group classes are held from September through May. Please check your calendar for the exact schedule. Virtual group classes may be offered during the summer months.

– 2 Studio Recitals are held each year, typically 1 per semester
– Book Recitals are scheduled on an individual basis
– Animato Strings may be scheduled to perform throughout the year
– Students may be asked to perform at special community performances (2+ per year) during the holidays and summers at places such as a retirement community, coffee shop, or farmers markets.

Parent Events
– The Annual Parent Meeting is held at the beginning of each school year
– Thanksgiving Week is Parent Thankfulness Week
– Yearly Parent Teacher Conferences are available in April and May

Andrea Coyle’s Violin & Viola Studio Private Facebook Group
In addition to our public social media, we also have a private group for studio discussion and content.

Suzuki Book & Movie Club
The purpose of this group is to discuss music related books and movies. Quarterly book and movie suggestions will be offered. Please consider following along in this group! Students, teachers, and parents are welcome.

Fall Listening Challenge is held each year from September 1st until our Fall Recital
Suzuki Store: Suzuki Practice and Listening Accountability
March Madness
Summer Ice Cream Challenge
Karate Scales
100 Day Club
Group Class Practice Challenges
Personal Practices Challenges as decided by the family

Studio Time Capsule
Studio recordings, pictures, art, writing, and other musical items were enclosed in our Studio Time Capsule at our Spring Recital on April 28, 2018. Current students contributed to the contents and signed the outside of the time capsule. The time capsule will remain closed in the studio until our Spring Recital in 2023!

Local Events, Competitions, and Auditions
The Denver Fall Festival is held each October in Denver
The Suzuki Association of Colorado also holds yearly student events and scholarship opportunities.
EOP String Competition
Evergreen Chamber Orchestra Concerto Competition
Please view SAA Event pages for additional information on institutes and camps.
Auditions for camps, institutes, and colleges are typically due between January 15 and March 15 of each year. Scholarship deadlines are typically earlier.

Summer Institutes
Peaks to Plains Suzuki Institute
Colorado Suzuki Institute
Intermountain Suzuki String Institute 
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
Interlochen Fine Arts Camp
Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival
Brevard Music Center
Rocky Ridge Music Center


“Musical training is more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the secret places of the soul.” ~ Plato