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 28th, 3:25pm – 4:10pm (required)
Report Time: 2:45pm
End Time: 4:10pm
Location: Students should enter Popejoy Hall (very quietly – as JSO will be on stage finishing their rehearsal) through the loading dock.
Go down the stairs to the right, to unpack instruments below stage in the East Side Basement Green Room (past the washers and dryers). Please use the desks in the dressing rooms for smaller cases to keep open walkways.
At 3:00pm you will use the downstairs Green Room to warm up and tune with your conductor.
At 3:20pm, your parent managers will lead you up the East 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 29th, 3:00pm (required)
Report Time: 2:30pm
End Time: 4:30pm
Location: Students should enter Popejoy Hall through the loading dock and quietly go backstage to meet your conductor/parent managers, as JO may still be finishing their concert. Unpack instruments Backstage Left/West, and take instruments and music onstage when directed by your conductor/parent managers.
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.
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.