IMPORTANT INFORMATION

READ AND HEED – YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Please review the information below carefully - it contains important details about upcoming events.

DRESS REHEARSAL – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 FROM 5:30-7:00PM (REQUIRED)

Report Time: 5:00pm Location: Popejoy Hall. Enter through the loading dock on the South side of the building. Leave cases backstage and go onstage with your instruments and tune. Parents can wait in auditorium. Attire: Casual - regular school clothes Turn In Tickets: All ticket money and unsold tickets must be turned in to the parent manager at the beginning of the dress rehearsal. End Time: 7:00pm

CONCERT – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 3:00PM (REQUIRED)

Report Time: 2:00pm Report Location: Popejoy Hall. Enter through the loading dock. Leave cases backstage and go onstage with your instruments and tune. Concert: 3:00pm End Time: Approximately 4:30pm Attire: Concert Dress Boys: Black suit jacket, black pants, white collared shirt, black dress shoes and socks, and solid colored long dress tie Girls: Black AYSP uniform dress and black dress shoes Tickets:Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased in advance from a YO student, at the AYSP facility, or at the door. Children under 5 and students in all AYSP programs are free. Ask for a complimentary ticket at the information counter in the Popejoy lobby. A separate ticket is required for the YS and YO performance.

NO REHEARSALS ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 26TH

There are no regular YO rehearsals again until January 11, 2016. Rehearsals for the optional Joy Junction Concert begin on November 2.

HIGH SCHOOL TOUR – TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10 (REQUIRED)

As indicated in your registration materials, AYSP high-school ensembles will be performing at an APS school this season. This is REQUIRED for all students in the Youth Orchestra. This performance takes place during the school day. AYSP will communicate with APS, and students will be excused from school. Transportation is up to your family. Date: Tuesday, November 10 Time: Morning – expect to be out of class from approximately 8am-12pm< Location: Highland High School  Report Time/Details: The report time and additional details will be provided shortly.

JOY JUNCTION CONCERT REHEARSAL SCHEDULE (OPTIONAL)

If you signed-up to participate in the Community Outreach Concert at Joy Junction on Saturday, December 12, rehearsals begin on November 2. Required rehearsals are Mondays from 6:30-9:15pm and include 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30 and 12/7.

If you have any questions regarding the information above, please contact us at ays@aysmusic.org.

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Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program

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