YS Rehearsal Notes 10/7

Rehearsal 10/7

With just 6 rehearsals left to our school tour and concert, let's come prepared to do a lot of great work! Please practice to prepare and listen to recordings every day.

  • 6:30 - Mussorgsky
  • 7:00 - Lalo
  • 7:25 - Bach
  • 7:45 - break
  • 8:00 - Berlioz
  • 8:30 - Delius
  • 8:50 - Tschaikowsky
  • 9:15 - Dismiss

Opera Southwest Apprenticeship

Ever wonder what it's like to be a professional musician? Now you can find out! Join the Opera Southwest Orchestra for New Years Eve at the Opera!

Information was sent home on flyers two weeks ago and also emailed through a Read and Heed. Registration deadline is this Monday, October 7th. To register you may either sign up at rehearsal or email me directly at sayra@aysmusic.org. This year a New Year's Eve dinner will be provided between the shows - what a fun way to celebrate the New Year!

AYSP at Balloon Fiesta

Again this year, we are partnering with pilot Randy Johnson and "Air She Goes" to bring AYSP to the skies!

Crew positions are open to AYSP students. To crew, you would meet the pilot and balloon crew at 5AM in town, ride onto field in the crew van, help set up the balloon for flight, chase the balloon during flight, recover the balloon after flight, and return to field for a celebration. Times are 5AM to approximately 10AM.

Mr. Johnson can take up to 6 AYSP students. If you are interested, please text me through Remind and give me the day you would like to crew and the names of your crew mates (1-6 total). You do not need a group to crew - any AYSP student is welcome and can join the regular balloon crew, even if it's only just you! Balloon crewing is a TON of fun! My family and I have been crewing since 1998 and it is one of our most favorite times of year.

If you don't want to do the official crewing, you are welcome to come on field to balloon launch spot Q8 and help out as needed. We will be there every morning of Fiesta. Thank you to Pilot Johnson (YS euphonium Lucas Johnson's dad!) for sponsoring AYSP!!!!

Woodwind Solo Auditions

A reminder that woodwind solo auditions will take place before rehearsal on Monday, October 14.

  • 5:15 - Mussorgsky flute solo
  • 5:30 - Mussorgsky clarinet solo
  • 5:45 - Berlioz and Delius english horn solos

Have a great week and I look forward to seeing you Monday!

Ms. Siverson


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