Thank you for sharing the celebration with us!

Dear Community,

We were really happy to see you all, big and small, at our End-of the-School Year Celebration!

We hope you enjoyed the great performances by our students and teachers!  Everyone tried so hard to show off their skills and talents!  Great work!  Our students are exceptional!

We would like to thank all of our school staff again for their amazing job this year!  The school is flourishing because of you!

Thank you, Leonid Nenashev, for once again helping us to make our concerts a success!  We can’t thank you enough!!

Dear Parents, your support is very much acknowledged and appreciated!  We couldn’t have done without you!

A special “thank you” to all the helpers at the celebration:  with set up and clean up!

Congratulations, our amazing students, on completing another school year!  We can’t wait to see you and our new students back in the fall!

Have a relaxing and fun summer, everyone!  You are more than welcome to share it with us at our Summer Camp Friendship!


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Заключительный годовой концерт!

wi-2014-035Dear Community,

We’d like to invite you to our “End of School Year Concert” which will be held on May 11th at the Eagle Heights Community Center (611 Eagle Heights, Madison, WI) from 3:30 PM until 5:30 PM.

You are welcome to come and watch the varied performances from our students:
- Captivating performances from the older and younger theater classes
- Rich repertoire of songs from the children’s choirs
- Entertaining dancing by students from our dance classes
- Art exhibit and competition for Madison Russian School art students
- Piano students show off their skills
- Other surprise performances!
- Award Ceremony
- Tea & treats (Please show off your baking skills and bring something to share!)

We’re looking forward to seeing you all there to celebrate the end of another great school year!

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Upcoming RAPA Concerts

RAPA Apr 27 2014 ChildrenДорогие друзья! После концерта наших юных артистов, который пройдёт 27 апреля на сцене Auditorium of Oakwood Village University Woods (Oakwood West) в 18:30 ч. в воскресенье (читайте афишу!), 18 мая, в воскресенье, в 18 ч., в университетском зале UW School of Music Morphy Hall состоится следующий концерт Концертной Ассоциации Русских и Американских артистов под названием RAPA (Russian and American Performing Artists). В программе будут принимать участие различные солисты и коллективы русских и американских организаций со всевозможными номерами сценического жанра – от эстрады до классики, а также дети, которые уже неоднократно успешно выступали на профессиональных сценах в Мэдисоне, в других городах и странах.

Билеты продаются: взрослый – $15, детский и для пенсионеров – $10. Пожалуйста, обращайтесь к директору, Хендерсон Владе Владиславне (Владиславе) по телефону или электронной почте.  Кроме того, билеты можно приобрести у Инны Р.:

С уважением,

Vladislava Henderson, founder and director Russian and American Performing Artists concert association (RAPA)
(608)829-0149 (leave the message)
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Спасибо за проведенный с нами праздник!

Спасибо всем, кто разделил с нами ежегодное празднование Международного Женского Дня!  Было очень приятно видеть наших старых и новых гостей!

Дети и взрослые – артисты!  Вы – молодцы!  Спасибо вам за участие в концертной программе!  Все номера были чудными!

Дорогие педагоги!  Спасибо за подготовку ваших учеников!  Без вас это мероприятие не имело бы такого успеха!

Наш дорогой Леонид Ненашев!  И снова мы благодарим тебя за оказанную поддержку с техническим обеспечением праздника!  Спасибо, как всегда, за профессионально выполненное дело!

С наступающей всех весной!

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UW Physics Museum Tour – March 9th, 11:00 AM

Dear Community,

We wanted to let you know of an amazing opportunity for you and your children! One of the parents in our school, Maxim Vavilov, who is a Russian-speaking physicist at the UW Wisconsin, Madison, has offered to take us on a tour of the UW Physics Museum on Sunday, March 9th at 11:00 AM!

The physics museum is located on the University of Wisconsin – Madison campus in Chamberlin Hall, at 1150 University Avenue. The best parking location is lot 20, at 1390 University Avenue, which is free on Sundays.

Below is a brief description of the visit from Maxim.

Посетители смогут ознакомиться с постоянными экспонатами физического музея, представляющими различные эксперименты из таких разделов физики, как механика, электричество, магнетизм и оптика. Будут также представлены дополнительные демонстрации с жидким азотом, сверхпроводниками и лазерами. Многие экспонаты и демонстрации ориентированы на детей школьного возраста, но будут интересны и родителям. Дополнительная информация о музее представлена по адресу:

If you are planning on coming, please send an email to Inna Reinfeldt so we can let Maxim know how many people to expect. We will gather inside the main entrance before beginning the tour.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Thank you!

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Women’s Day Celebration

8-мартаWe would like to invite you all to our annual Women’s Day Celebration on March 8th, from 3:45 PM until 6:00 PM at the following address:

West Madison Senior Center
602 Sawyer Terrace, Madison, WI

As per our tradition, everyone is invited and encouraged to participate in the concert program!  That means that, if you or any of your family members or friends would like to partake with any kind of performance suitable for that type of event, please do so!  You could sing (microphones will be available), dance, perform a skit, show gymnastics tricks (that do not require a lot of room :) ), play a musical instrument (piano will be available), or recite a poem, you name it!

If you or your close ones plan on performing in the event, please register at the following address: as soon as you can!  To register, please list the names of the participants, their age (for children), type, and length of the performance!

There is no need to register if you are only coming to watch the show!  It is a free admission event, but please everyone bring an appetizer or a treat to share!

We also encourage all children to participate in our Art Display, which we will have set up for the event!  Please have your children bring along any of their favorite drawings, paintings, or other craft works to show off!  All the works should indicate the artist’s name and age.  All participants will be receiving prizes.  :)

Please do not hesitate to ask any questions you might have using the above address.

We can not wait to see all the wonderful artists in our community!

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And the Winner Is….

Those of you who joined us for our New Year’s Celebration may remember that the representative from the MDP Studio (Photography/Graphic Design) was unfortunately unable to join us for the raffle.  We have been in contact with them since the celebration and now have the details of their raffle item!

They are giving away a certificate good for one free session and a complementary 8×10 print!  We hope that you all have kept your tickets!!!  The lucky winner is…. 008064! If that is your number, please contact Inna Reinfeldt at to claim your raffle prize!  You will need to show your ticket in order to claim the prize.

If the winner hasn’t contacted us within the next two weeks, we’ll draw again on January 30th (that will be the final drawing).


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Thank you for celebrating with us!

IMG_0029Dear Community!

We would like to thank everyone who came to our New Year’s Celebration this past Sunday!  We hope you enjoyed a great performance by our students, time spent with and presents from Ded Moroz and Snegurochka, face painting and crafts, socializing with old and new friends, good food, and awesome prizes from our sponsors!  We definitely enjoyed seeing you all there!

Thank you to everyone who supported this event financially:  our sponsors and guests!  A special “thanks” to our great school staff for putting together an other successful celebration!   Our beautiful students:  you did an amazing job performing!  We thank your parents for all the support they give you and our school!  Leonid Nenashev:  your support of our organization goes beyond words, thank you!  We thank our special guests:  Alexander Krichevskiy and Alena Stashevskaya!  What would we do without you!

We were very happy to see so many new faces at the celebration!  If you or your children are interested in joining our school, we would love to see you in our classes!  Please review the available classes in the schedule and then submit your registration through our online registration page.  If you have any questions, please contact Inna Reinfeldt at or 608-516-3780.

We can’t wait to see you all in class again!


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New Year’s Celebration!

Happy New Year!

Дорогие друзья!

Коллектив Русской школы г. Мэдисона приглашает Вас и Ваших детей на ежегодную Новогоднюю Елку, которая состоится 4 января 2014 года в 15:00.  Мероприятие пройдет по адресу: Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 401 S. Owen Dr., Madison, WI (in the downstairs auditorium).

В программе:

  • Новогодние подарки от Деда Мороза
  • Профессиональный аквагрим для детей
  • Новогоднее представление по мотивам сказки С. Я. Маршака “Двенадцать месяцев”!
  • Игры и танцы с Дедом Морозом и Снегурочкой для всех детей и взрослых
  • Праздничный стол
  • Новогодняя лотерея (розыгрыш ценных призов)

Мы рады сообщить, что, благодаря щедрому гранту, подарки для всех учеников  Русской школы будут бесплатными!!! Обратите внимание, что регистрация остается обязательной для всех!

Если Ваш ребенок не является учеником нашей школы, то cтоимость подарка от Деда Мороза составляет $10.00 плюс $5 регистрационный взнос. Если Вы заказываете для своих детей 3 подарка и больше, от оплаты регистрационного взноса Вы освобождаетесь. Электронная pегистрация обязательна! Оплата принимается в виде чека на имя школы или money order, которые можно отправить по адресу:

Madison Russian School, Inc.
PO BOX 55404
Madison, WI 53705-2156

В этом году школа будет проводить праздничную лотерею, где будут рaзыграны новогодние призы. Стоимость лотерейного билета $1.00 или $5.00 за 6 билетов. Пожалуйста, не забудьте принести мелкие наличные деньги.

Праздник продолжится за новогодним столом. Мы просим всех, у кого есть возможность, принести угощение и отметить не менее двух позиций в регистрационной форме на Potluck. Если такой возможности нет, Вы можете внести $15.00 на расходы, связанные с праздничным столом (адрес указан выше). Добавить свое имя в список Potluck.

Для гарантированного подарка от Деда Мороза Вам необходимо заполнить регистрационную форму до 29 декабря!  Регистрация без приобретения подарка будет принята и после этого срока.

Поздравляем Вас со всеми зимними праздниками! До встречи на нашей Новогодней Елке!

Dear Friends!

Madison Russian School would like to invite you and your children to our New Year Celebration on January 4th, 2014! It will be held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 401 S. Owen Dr., Madison, WI (in the downstairs auditorium) and will begin at 3:00 PM.  

In the program:

  • Gifts for children
  • Face-painting for kids
  • Holiday school performance (in Russian), an adaptation of the story by S. Marshak, “The Twelve  Months”
  • Games for all children and adults with Ded Moroz and Snegurochka (Grandfather      Frost and his granddaughter Snegurochka (Snow Maiden))
  • Holiday Potluck
  • Holiday Lottery

Thanks to a generous grant, presents for all MRS students this year will be complimentary! However, we ask everyone to register before December 29th to ensure gift availability.

If you want your child to get a present (assortment of Russian treats) from Ded Moroz, and he/she is not a student of Madison Russian School, please register and send $10.00 for a present and $5 registration fee (check or money order) to the address below. If you are ordering 3 or more presents for your kids, you don’t need to pay the registration fee. Please, mark “New Year” on the envelope.

Madison Russian School, Inc.
PO BOX 55404
Madison, WI 53705-2156

We are doing a lottery style fundraiser with a variety of prizes, so please bring petty cash ($1.00 – per raffle ticket, $5.00 – per 6 tickets).

To ensure gift availability, please register using our online Registration Form before December 29th.  If you are not signing up for gifts, you may still register after the 29th. 

Add your dish to our holiday Potluck (2 items minimum). If you can’t bring anything for the potluck table, you are welcome to contribute by sending $15 to the address above.

Happy Holidays! We are looking forward to seeing you at our New Year Celebration!

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RAPA – Alexander Henderson – First Soloist Concert

Sasha Henderson Solo Concert 2013

Sasha Henderson Solo Concert 2013

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