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.
YO Dress Rehearsal – Saturday, November 16th, 11:00am – 1:00pm (required)
Report Time: 10:30am
End Time: 1:00pm
Location: Students should enter Popejoy Hall very quietly through the loading dock, as YCO will be on stage finishing their rehearsal
HARP should quietly leave instrument backstage, then meet the rest of the YO downstairs, underneath the stage.
Everyone else goes down the stairs to the right, to unpack instruments below stage on the East Side Green and Dressing Rooms. Please keep a clear walkway with cases up against the walls.
You may then go up the East Stairs to wait in the hall with your instrument and music until you are invited to the stage for rehearsal.
At 11:00am your parent managers will lead you up the East Stairs to the stage.
After rehearsal, exit Stage Right quickly and go back down the East Stairs 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 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.
YO Concert – Sunday, November 17th, 2:00pm (required)
Report Time: 1:15pm
End Time: 4:00pm
Location: Students should enter Popejoy Hall through the loading dock.
HARP should take instrument Backstage Right/East, then meet the rest of the YO downstairs, underneath the stage.
Everyone else goes down the stairs to the right, to take instruments below stage on the East Side Green & Dressing Rooms. Keep a clear walkway with cases against the walls and warm up quietly.
At 1:45pm, you will pack up your instruments, then parent managers/conductor will lead you up the East Stairs to the hall to sit in the audience and listen to the Youth Concert Orchestra perform.
You will leave the audience to retrieve your instruments when you are instructed to do so just before their last piece. Listen to your parent managers/conductor very carefully and move quickly and quietly during the performance.
After retrieving your instruments/music, quietly wait downstairs for your Parent Managers to instruct you to move up the East Stairs to enter the concert hall once YCO is finished performing.
HARP quietly go upstairs backstage to unpack and wait until the rest of YO from downstairs enters the stage.
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.
We rely on donations from generous individuals and businesses like you to provide symphonic performance experiences to Albuquerque’s talented young musicians and access to music education for students in need.