Next week is our last sectional night - strings in small sectionals and all winds/percussion together with me. Please be sure to thank you coaches!
Congrats strings on excellent chair tests! I'm so proud of you all. Remember that it really doesn't matter where you sit in your section and if we had chair tests again next week, you all would be in different spots.The point of the chair tests is to determine who is best prepared and most comfortable with the music at this point of the semester, so they can efficiently lead and make decisions for the section during rehearsals. Congratulations to our new section leaders: Lorenzo, Isaac, Brandon, Camilo and Jessica.
At this point, guys, I'm pretty concerned about the Lalo and Mussorgsky. Our others seem to be coming together more easily. Please put in some dedicated time this week on those two pieces. We only have 7 rehearsals left so let's get the hard work done early! Our rehearsal schedule for next week is:
6:30 - Mussorgsky
7:00 - Lalo
7:15 - Tschakowsky
7:30 - break
7:45 - sectionals
9:15 - dismiss
If you want to sign up for the Opera Southwest New Years Eve collaboration, please email me or sigh up at rehearsal Monday. The deadline to register is October 7th.
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