Mirabilis News                          December 2018

  1. Final Ensemble Practices

  2. Dress Rehearsal & Ensemble Christmas Recital

  3. Final Make up day

  4. Christmas/New Year Holiday

  5. Calendar

  6. For Sale

Our Ensemble Christmas Recital is just a few weeks away—on Sunday, December 16th.

Please note, our Rehearsal/Recital Week will be a bit different this year. 

Also we will have a final day for make up lessons, so check the details below.


Final Ensemble Practices

This year we will have a short final practice for each ensemble as well as a dress rehearsal (see below). 

For the practices we will meet at Schreiner University in the Music Building on Tuesday, December 11th.  Here’s the practice schedule.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

4:00 - 4:15  Silent, Silent

1 Pacen and Quincy De Leon

4:15 - 4:30  In Christmas Time

1 Richard Han

2 Brooke Wilson, Beaux Dawson

3 Austin Wilson,Theo Standridge

4:30 - 4:45  Spring Song

1 Colter Potucek, Jack Bell

2 Gracie Thomas

3 Kooper Gooden

4 David Cruces, Richard Han

4:45 - 5:00  In the Bleak Midwinter

1 Hadley Inmon, Zack Derese

2 Reese Wentrcek, Joshua Woodruff

3 Bert Hardin

4 Gavin Derese

5:00 - 5:20  O Little Town Of Bethlehem

1 Linda Brundrett, Hannah Stapleton

2 Jack Bell

3 Glenn Rowan, Isabel Ebin

5:20 - 5:40  Galliard

1 Cullen Watson

2 Kirk Watson

3 Penelope Raymond

4 David Villareal

5 Laura Emmons

5:40 - 6:00  El Roble

1 Savannah Potucek

2 Mary Cornett

3 Alina McCormick

6:00 - 6:20  Auld Lang Syne

1 Paul Valenza

2 Kevin McCormick

3 Greg Espenhover

4 Jon Sibert, Laura Emmons


Dress Rehearsal & Ensemble Christmas Recital

On Saturday, Dec. 15 from 3:00 to 4:15 we will have a dress rehearsal for the recital program (recital “run through”--you don’t need to dress up). 

For the dress rehearsal we will meet at Schreiner University in the Chapel of the Campus Ministry building.

Our annual Christmas recital will feature all of our guitar ensembles. 

On Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3:00PM we will have our Ensemble Christmas Recital in the Chapel at the Campus Ministry Center at Schreiner University.

We’ll have small reception immediately following the recital.  We will have warm apple cider, other beverages, cups and all of the paper items.  

If you would like to bring something to the reception, the list below is a suggestion by the first letter of your last name:

A-K   Finger foods (crackers, chips, etc.)

L-O   Fruit/Veggies

P-Z   Desserts

But if you have a Christmas specialty that you prefer, bring it along!


Final Make Up Day

There will be a final opportunity for make up lessons for this semester on Monday, December 17th.  Please let me know if you are in need of a slot.


Christmas & New Year Holiday

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no lessons from 

Tuesday, December 18 through Friday, January 4. 

Lessons will resume, Monday, January 7th.  




Dec. 3 - 7  regular lessons

Dec. 10 - 14  REHEARSAL/Beginners & Make up WEEK

Dec. 11 - Final Ensemble Practices (Music Building)

Dec. 15 - 3:00 Dress Rehearsal  (Chapel of Campus Ministry Bldg)

Dec. 16 - 3:00 STUDIO ENSEMBLE RECITAL (Chapel of Campus Ministry Bldg)

Dec. 17 - Final make up lessons

Dec. 18 - Jan. 4, 2019  CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY


2019 SPRING SESSION begins January 7


For Sale

Takamine Model C

Beautiful 1980s era Cedar top Student model.  In great shape with wonderful tone. w/Hardshell case.  Will take best offer.

Felix Manzanero—Concert (1984)

This is a great deal on a handmade concert guitar.   It’s worth a few thousand dollars.  Excellent sound.  Asking $750 due to crack on the back. Quite a bargain.  Comes with hardshell case.


2003 Steinway Model S (excellent condition, bargain price)

New List: $38,000  Bargain Used: $19,000

Asking: $12,000 OBO

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