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 speak with your conductor to discuss the situation ASAP.

Dress Rehearsal – Saturday, April 27th, 3:50pm – 4:50pm (required)

Report Time: 3:15pm

End Time: 4:50pm

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

  • Go down the stairs to the right, to unpack instruments below stage Please keep cases against walls to walkways open.
  • At 3:40pm, your parent managers will lead you up the West Stairs to the stage.
  • After rehearsal, exit Stage Left and go down the West Stairs back to 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, 3:00pm (required)

Report Time: 2:30pm

Concert: 3:00pm

End Time: 4:30pm

Location: Students should enter Popejoy Hall through the loading dock and quietly go downstairs to meet your conductor/parent managers, as JO may still be finishing their concert. Unpack instruments and take instruments and music up the west stairs to the stage when directed by your conductor/parent managers, after the Marimba Ensemble performace.

After your portion of the concert, you will exit Stage Left/West Side with your instruments and sit in the audience with your conductor to listen to the Junior Symphony.

  • Tubas and Euphoniums should leave their instruments backstage.

You will pack up your instrument after the Junior Symphony concert.

Concert Attire: Concert Dress

Boys: Black dress pants, black dress shoes, black socks, white dress shirt.

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