Dress Rehearsal and Concert Information


Please review the following information carefully – it contains important details about the dress rehearsal and concert. Concerts and dress rehearsals are REQUIRED activities for participation in the AYSP. If for any reason you/your student may be absent, you must e-mail your conductor/s to discuss the situation ASAP.

Dress Rehearsal – Saturday, April 27th, 1:40pm – 2:30pm (required)

Report Time: 1:00pm

End Time: 2:30pm

Location: Students should enter Popejoy Hall (very quietly – as PSO will be on stage finishing their rehearsal) through the loading dock.

  • Go down the stairs to the right to unpack instruments in the basement below the stage. Please keep floors clear with cases against the walls, and wait to tune with your conductor.
  • At 1:30pm, your parent managers will take you up to the stage.
  • After rehearsal, you will go back to retrieve your cases
  • Parents are welcome to sit in the auditorium and listen to the dress rehearsal.

Attire: Casual. We encourage students to wear any AYSP shirt.

Ticket Vouchers: AYSP student ticket vouchers will be handed out during dress rehearsal.

Concert – Sunday, April 28th, 1:00pm (required)

Report Time: 12:30pm

Concert: 1:00pm

End Time: 2:30pm

Location: Students should enter Popejoy Hall through the loading dock, head downstairs to the basement. When the Prep Strings concert is done and the stage setup is done, your Parent Manager/Conductor will lead you to enter the hall Stage Right.

After your performance, exit Stage Left/West with your instrument and sit in the audience to listen to the Junior Orchestra Concert.

  • BASSES and CELLOS will leave their instruments backstage on their way and join the rest of JSO in the audience.

All instruments will be packed up at the end of the Junior Orchestra concert.

Concert Attire: Concert Dress

Boys: Black pants, black dress shoes, black socks, white long-sleeve collared shirt.

Girls: White dress shirt, black ankle-length dress pants/shirt, black dress shoes.

Recording: Real Image Productions will be recording the concert. Video DVD’s can be ordered at the concert.


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Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program
4407 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

PO Box 30961
Albuquerque, NM 87190