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Concert Dress

Concert dress is all black, with black shirt with no bow tie or jacket for men. Any change to these stipulations will appear here!


Rehearsal Schedule


Rehearsals are in the William Aston Hall from 7.15-9.30 unless indicated. Please bring a music stand. If you are unable to be at any rehearsal, please let us know as soon as you can, as we may be able to reflect this in the rehearsal schedule. Retrospectively the schedule will endeavour to show what was actually rehearsed if it differed from what was planned.



Conductor: Mark Lansom (unless indicated)

Please print off music yourselves, email the orchestra if you need parts. Socially distanced, please wear a mask and bring your own chair and music stand. There are no refreshments served.

Repertoire:

Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtsmusik

Elgar - Serenade for Strings

Holst - St Paul’s Suite

Concert repertoire:

Mozart - Overture “The Magic Flute”

Britten - Simple Symphony

MacCunn - Land of the Mountain and the Flood

Dvorak - Symphony No. 8

Jun 16: Strings only, Ysgol Bro Alun, Delamere Avenue LL11 4NG. Mozart, Elgar, Holst

Jun 23: Strings only, Ysgol Bro Alun. Elgar, Holst

Jun 30: Strings only, Ysgol Bro Alun. Holst, Britten

Jul 7: Strings only, Ysgol Bro Alun. Britten, Mozart

Jul 14: Strings only, Ysgol Bro Alun. Elgar, Holst, Britten

Jul 21: Cond. Bedwyn Phillips. Strings only, Ysgol Bro Alun. Britten, Dvorak

Jul 28: Strings only, Ysgol Bro Alun. Dvorak movts 1,2

Aug 4: Strings only, Ysgol Bro Alun. Dvorak movts 3,4, Elgar slow movement

Aug 11: Strings only, Ysgol Bro Alun. Magic Flute, Britten movts 1,2,3

Aug 18: Cond. Bedwyn Phillips. Strings only, Ysgol Bro Alun. Magic Flute, Britten movt 4, Dvorak movt 4

Aug 25: Rehearsal cancelled

Sep 1: Full orchestra, Ysgol Bro Alun. Magic Flute, MacCunn, Dvorak 1,2

Sep 8: AGM. Online via Zoom link with no rehearsal

Sep 15: Ysgol Bro Alun. Dvorak 3,4, MacCunn

Sep 22: Ysgol Bro Alun. Magic Flute, Dvorak 1,2

Sep 29: Ysgol Bro Alun. Cond. Bedwyn Phillips. Dvorak 3,4

Oct 6: Ysgol Bro Alun. Cond. Bedwyn Phillips. Magic Flute, Dvorak 1,2

Oct 13: William Aston Hall. Dvorak 3,4, MacCunn

Rehearsals for this concert will recommence in mid-2022.


Sunday at 3pm, late November / early December 2021 - date to be confirmed - William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University

Conductor: Mark Lansom (unless indicated)

Leroy Anderson - A Christmas Festival 3222-3sax-4331-perc-timp-harp-strings

Adam/Dwight arr. Lansom - O Holy Night soprano solo-2111-4031-timp-strings (with optional trumpet parts)

Prokofiev arr. Lansom - Troika 3222-tenorsax-4231-perc-harp-piano-strings

Coleridge-Taylor arr. Baynes - Christmas Overture 2122-2230-perc-timp-harp-strings

Torme/Wells arr. Lansom - The Christmas Song 2222-4231-perc-harp-strings

Sheldon - A Most Wonderful Christmas 2131-4331-perc-timp-strings

Silvestri/Ballard arr. Brubaker - Suite from “The Polar Express” 3232-4331-perc-timp-piano-strings

Leroy Anderson - Sleigh Ride 3222-3sax-4331-perc-strings

Oct 20: Read through of all pieces

Oct 27:

Nov 3:

Nov 10:

Nov 17:

Nov 24:

(Next rehearsals depend on concert date)



Mahler - Symphony No. 8 - downloads here for next time!

Document from RH - beating patterns

Document from RH - section of special interest!

Bowed parts: Violin 1 Violin 2 Viola Cello Bass

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