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.

YCO Dress Rehearsal – Saturday, November 16th, 9:00am – 11:00am (required)

Report Time: 8:30am

End Time: 11:00am

Location: Students should enter Popejoy Hall through the loading dock on the south side of the building.

  • Go backstage to quietly unpack instruments. Please keep small cases on the tables and larger instruments out of the way for a clear walkway.
  • You may enter the stage once Mr. Jennison is done setting up.
  • After rehearsal, quickly exit Stage Left to your cases and quietly leave as YO sets up.
  • 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 before dress rehearsal. These ticket vouchers are for AYSP student use only and must be exchanged by the student for a ticket at "Will Call", or the box office the day of the concert. Students should wear their concert uniform, or 2018-2019 Program T-shirt when exchanging their voucher.


YCO Concert – Sunday, November 17th, 2:00pm (required)

Report Time: 1:15pm

Concert: 2:00pm

End Time: 4:00pm

Location: Students should enter Popejoy Hall through the loading dock. 

  • Go backstage to unpack. Please keep a clear walkway.
  • Head immediately to the concert stage for your warm up and performance.

After your performance, you will exit Stage Left (West Side door) with your instrument and sit in the audience with your conductor to listen to the YO Concert.

  • BASSES, CELLOS and TUBAS will leave their instruments backstage.

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

Concert Attire: Concert Dress

Boys: Black suit jacket, black pants, white collared dress shirt, black dress shoes, black socks, and a solid long dress tie – preferably black, and NOT a bow tie.

Girls: Black AYSP uniform dress and 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