Monday, November 27, 2006

End of semester rehearsal schedule

Tuesday, Nov. 28th
5:00 Brahms string parts handed out
Listen to First Symphony

Thursday, Nov. 30th
5:00 String rehearsal

Tuesday, Dec. 5th
5:00 Strings only - Academic Festival Overture

Thursday, Dec. 7th
5:00 - 6:15 Orchestration Class reading session
Tutti Strings (including community members)
Wind players (as listed in handout at last concert)

Wind and percussion excerpt material for the spring concerts will be available after Thanksgiving. Auditions will be held during the first week of classes in January.

Monday, November 20, 2006

Short video clip of concert

I didn't know the strings section bowed to tightly... Above all else, you don't want to get on the director's dark side...

Thursday, November 16, 2006

She's a little bit country...

... a little bit United States, some Russian, Italian, Spanish, German...

There are two quite nice articles in the Morning Sun on Mr. and Mrs. Hastings that you should take a look at:

He loves late practices, jazz, and big bands
She prefers the symphony orchestra

Both from the Wednesday, Nov. 15th, 2006 issue.

Thursday, November 09, 2006

Concert Week Activities (Nov. 14th - 19th)

Tuesday, Nov. 14
Kelce Auditorium

7:00 Cimarosa
7:20 Paganini
8:15 Rimsky-Korsakov
9:15 Gershwin
9:30 END

Wednesday, Nov. 15
Kelce Auditorium

7:00 Cimarosa
7:15 Paganini
8:15 Rimsky-Korsakov
9:15 Gershwin
9:30 END

Friday, Nov. 17
Memorial Auditorium

6:00 Gershwin (strings only)
6:30 Cimarosa
7:00 Paganini
8:00 Rimsky-Korsakov
9:30 END

Sunday, Nov. 19
3:00 p.m. (2:30 call)