August 29, 2016

Hi All,

Thank you for a good rehearsal tonight. We have a lot of music to prepare for our concert and every week we're getting through more and more. We have 9 rehearsals left until Popejoy Hall, so please continue listening to the pieces and working through the challenging passages. Below are listening links to our pieces.

Overture to ‘Colas Breugnon’ by Dimitri Kabalevsky
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3pRV9PfMpw

A Shakespeare Suite from ‘Richard III’ by William Walton
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlNdPvc9aSE

Queen Anne’s Revenge by Mark O’Connor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzFA-enQdzk

Cello Concerto in D Minor, Mvt. III by Edouard Lalo, featuring soloist Mae-Ling Kao
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_bfFIZrK38

Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43, Mvts. I, partial III & IV by Jean Sibelius
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSp2ecoRyi8

Next week Monday we will not have rehearsal in observance of Labor Day. Our next rehearsal will be on Monday, September 12. Following is our rehearsal schedule for that day:

6:30 - full orchestra on Sibelius mvt 1 and O'Connor
7:35 - break
7:50 - section rehearsals on O'Connor, Walton and Lalo
9:15 - dismiss

Congratulations on a great round of chair auditions! Following are your seatings for this semester. As a reminder, we will re-test in January.

VIOLIN 1
Maya
Tegan
Emily
Justice
Lauren
Seol
Marisa
Nicolas S
Alana
Molly
Xavier
Nicolas B
Mikel
Annette

VIOLIN 2
Lorenzo
Chelsey
Bryn
Dylan
James
Franklin
Nate
Vanessa
Halle
Sara
Samantha
Liam
Geneva
Jade

VIOLA
Jane
Raven
Tatiana
Haneen
Garrett
Luis
Jordan
Jaiden
Katherine

CELLO
Jenny
Noah
Helen
Mae-Ling
Elton
Adrian
Zea
Levi
Reagan
Hannah
Halla

STRING BASS
Landon
Sean
Caroline
Jesse

Congratulations, everyone!

Ms. Siverson

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