Sunday 12 March 2023 at 2pm
Kings Church, Brook Street, Lewes BN7 2BY

The South Downs Suzuki Group is delighted to host
an afternoon of Individual and Group Masterclasses

led by esteemed violinist
Felicity Lipman

Suitable for all violin students, teachers and trainees


Please join us for a wonderful opportunity to observe masterclasses led by Felicity Lipman (see below for a brief biography)*

Part One: three individual master classes with selected pupils, from books 4-7
Part Two: an open invitation to participate in a group masterclass with Felicity

Watching Felicity teach will be an inspiration for all and will also help to prepare students for the Gala Concert at the Royal Albert Hall.

Repertoire for the group lesson
Gavotte by Lully
Concerto for two violins 1 st movement by Bach
Meditation by Massenet
Accompanist, Matthew Fletcher

2pm Arrive
2.10 Welcome
2.15 Observe Masterclass 1
2.45 Observe Masterclass 2
3.15 Observe Masterclass 3
4pm Group masterclass
5pm finish

To cover the costs of the afternoon
All children FREE - except the selected individual masterclass pupils
Accompanying parent £8 BSMA teachers/trainees £10

Please RSVP as soon as possible to: [email protected]
with the following information:
child’s name
 child’s age
 whether observing or participating in the group masterclass AND pieces being played
 your name if you are a teacher or trainee

Please pay by BAC** to the SDSG account:
South Downs Suzuki Group 
NatWest  account no. 42312094 
Sort code 60-13-09 

**Please put your name and FL as reference AND confirm your payment with Lynnette by contacting her at: [email protected]

UPDATED Deadline to book your place, Monday 6th March 2023

Please contact Lynnette for any other information.

We do hope to see you!
Teachers of the South Downs Suzuki Group

*Felicity Lipman
Felicity became the first European graduate from TERI (Talent Education Research Institute, in Matsumoto, Japan) in 1977. At Dr Suzuki’s request she founded ESA and BSI – with other key European colleagues – forming the first Suzuki teacher training courses in Europe. Felicity has taught at nearly every Suzuki Method World Convention and European Suzuki Method Conference and she continues to work worldwide with teachers and children. Felicity studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Hugh Maguire and later with Yossi Zivoni and toured extensively as leader of the Linley String Quartet and Rasoumovsky Quartet. Felicity was professor of violin at Junior Guildhall for 28 years, heading their chamber music department for twelve years as well as teaching at Purcell School.

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