Orchestra Day 2011

Sign up today to join us for Orchestra Day 2011.  A full day of playing and rehearsing with other students from throughout the DC Metro Area.  Students must be 21 years old or younger and able to play/perform at an advanced level to participate.*

Registration fee includes masterclasses, rehearsals and sectionals, pizza lunch, and a t-shirt.  The evening performance is free and open to the public.

Orchestra Day Schedule for all Participants

“Music from HALO and Other Video Games”

8:30 a.m. – Registration and Sign-in

9:00 a.m. –  Full Orchestra Rehearsal, Jesus Manuel Berard

11:00 a.m. – Masterclasses for all students: 

Bassoon – Sue Heineman, National Symphony Orchestra/University of Maryland

Oboe – Jamie Roberts, National Symphony Orchestra

Clarinet – Dr. Charles West, Virginia Commonwealth University

Flute – Haley Bangs, US Navy Band

French Horn – Eric Moore, George Mason University, Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, US Navy Band, DCYOP alumnus

Low Brass – Scott Cameron,US Army Field Band, DCYOP alumus

Violin – Gunnery Sgt Regino Madrid, “The President’s Own” US Marine Chamber Orchestra

Violin – Staff Sgt Chris Franke, “The President’s Own” US Marine Chamber Orchestra

Viola – Staff Sgt Sarah Hart, “The President’s Own” US Marine Chamber Orchestra

Cello – Staff Sgt Charlie Powers, “The President’s Own” US Marine Chamber Orchestra

Bass – Jeffrey Weisner, National Symphony Orchestra

12:00 noon – Pizza Lunch Provided

12:30 p.m. – Section Coaching.  DCYOP Faculty Members

2:00 p.m. – Full Orchestra Rehearsal, Jesus Manuel Berard

6:00 p.m. – Dinner Break – (on your own)

7:00 p.m. – Performance, Eastern High School  (Free Admission, Open to the Public)

*If you’re not sure if you are at an advanced enough level, please contact Ms. Coleman at rashida@dcyop.org

 

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