Senior Symphony Members

Welcome!

We are excited to head into the Spring Concert Cycle with you! We hope you and your family have enjoyed this season as much as we have and look forward to the final performances of the year!

We wanted to share with you the next set of rehearsals. Please add the dates below to your calendars. All dates and times are subject to change. Additional rehearsals may be announced at a later date.

Details regarding performances or recordings, and any associated dress rehearsals, will be announced at a later date. A variety of opportunities are becoming possible to present your final spring performances, which will occur mid- to late-May. (These could be on non-regular rehearsal days.) Watch for more information.

The MYSO Team

Click here to link to Chamber Orchestra Member Page.
Click here to link to the Brass Choir Member Page.
              Video Assignment: Due Sunday, February 7

              Click here for submission form.

              Video Messages from Mr. Simmons

              January 22, 2021

              January 15, 2021

              Senior Symphony Concerto Competition

              Click here for application and information.

              Winter Cycle Repertoire/Recordings

              Benjamin Britten, “Four Sea Interludes,” Op. 33a, from Peter Grimes

              1. Dawn: Lento e tranquillo
              2. Sunday Morning: Allegro spiritoso
              3. Moonlight: Andante comodo e rubato
              4. Storm: Presto con fuoco

              Richard Wagner, Tannhäuser Overture, WWV 70 (Dresden Version)

              Roberto Sierra, Sinfonia No. 3 (“La Salsa”)

              1. Tumbau
              Winter cycle parts

                  Afternoon Orchestra

                  Seating and Part Assignments

                  String Assignments

                  Wind, Brass, Percussion Assignments

                  rehearsal schedule

                  Mondays, 4:30 pm – 6:15 pm, MYAC

                  • Monday, March 22
                  • Monday, March 29 – NO REHEARSAL, Spring Break
                  • Monday, April 5
                  • Monday, April 12
                  • Monday, April 19
                  • Monday, April 26
                  • Monday, May 3
                  • Week of May 10 – Dress Rehearsal/Performance Details TBA
                  • Week of May 17 – Dress Rehearsal/Performance Details TBA
                  • Week of May 24 – Dress Rehearsal/Performance Details TBA

                        Evening Orchestra

                        Seating and Part Assignments

                        String Assignments

                        Wind, Brass, Percussion Assignments

                        rehearsal schedule

                        Mondays, 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm, MYAC

                        • Monday, March 22
                        • Monday, March 29 – NO REHEARSAL, Spring Break
                        • Monday, April 5
                        • Monday, April 12
                        • Sunday, April 18 – Additional Rehearsal, 2:00-3:45 pm
                        • Monday, April 19 – Special Beethoven Concerto Rehearsal
                        • Monday, April 26
                        • Monday, May 3
                        • Week of May 10 – Dress Rehearsal/Performance Details TBA
                        • Week of May 17 – Dress Rehearsal/Performance Details TBA
                        • Week of May 24 – Dress Rehearsal/Performance Details TBA

                        fall 2020 performance video links

                        Dvorák 8 Orchestra
                        Serenade Orchestra
                        Beethoven 6 Orchestra

                            Concert Dress Requirements

                            Parts for 2020-21 Potential Works

                            fees and forms

                            The 2020-21 membership fee for Senior Symphony is $935 per musician. Fees are payable in three installments and are non-refundable:

                            1. Due Thursday, August 27, 2020: payment of $315 and enrollment form (Haga clic aquí para la traducción al español del formulario de inscripción.)
                            2. Due Monday, November 16, 2020: payment of $310
                            3. Due Monday, February 15, 2021: payment of $310

                            If you are applying for financial aid, your completed application (haga clic aquí para ver la traducción al español) AND a $50 deposit (in lieu of the 1st installment payment) are due no later than Thursday, August 27, 2020.

                            Custom payment plans are available for all MYSO members and can be arranged with Operations Associate Cait Manning at 414.267.2954 or caitmanning@myso.org.

                                Potential works for 2020-21

                                Jessie Montgomery, Coincident Dances

                                Sergei Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2, Op.64

                                1. “The Montagues and Capulets”
                                2. “Juliet–The Young Girl”
                                3. “Friar Laurence”
                                4. “Dance”
                                5. “Romeo and Juliet just before Parting”
                                6. “Dance of the Maids from the Antilles”
                                7. “Romeo at Juliet’s Tomb”

                                  Jean Sibelius, Symphony No. 1, Op. 39, in E Minor

                                  1. Andante, ma non troppo – Allegro energico
                                  2. Andante, ma non troppo lento
                                  3. Scherzo: Allegro
                                  4. Finale (quasi una fantasia)

                                      Igor Stravinsky, Firebird Suite (1919)

                                      1. Introduction
                                      2. L’Oiseau de feu et sa danse & Variation de L’oiseau de feu
                                      3. Ronde de princesses
                                      4. Danse infernale du roi Kastcheï
                                      5. Berceuse
                                      6. Final

                                      Richard Wagner, Overture to Tannhäuser, WWV 70

                                                Seating Audition Requirements & excerpts

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