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Two Portraits

Zeke Hecker: Two Portraits for Orchestra I. Warm and Lyrical II. Lively

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Civic Celebration

Civic Celebration by Mark Zuckerman

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Good Bad and Ugly

Theme

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Western Suite

Western Suite by Adrienne Albert

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12/1 rehearsal notes

Hi everyone, Here are a few notes and reminders to look at before dress rehearsal on Saturday. Tubby – m. 11 – not super fast (also m. 251) – m. 30 – start thinking about ritard at the beginning of … Continue reading

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For 11/24

Hi everyone, Most pieces are in good shape now. The things that are still tripping us up are traffic directions in Tubby and Twas, and counting in Oy. We’ll hopefully run everything on Monday, but please pay particular attention to … Continue reading

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For 11/17

Hi everyone, For this coming Monday, I’d like to focus on: A Christmas Festival – mostly m. 220 to the end, but also reviewing the 1st half Old English Christmas – all, focusing on transitions Tubby – m. 112 to … Continue reading

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For Monday 11/10

Hi everyone, Looking forward to having the whole orchestra together again on Monday. The main challenge for this concert is going to be transitions — being on top of everything when there are frequent changes of key, meter, tempo, dynamics, … Continue reading

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10/6 rehearsal notes

Hi everyone, Really nice job at rehearsal on Monday. Keep up the good work. Rehearsal on this Monday the 13th is at Edwards Church, 297 Main St. in Northampton, across from the Academy of Music. The back door of the … Continue reading

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9/29 rehearsal notes

Hi everyone, Excellent rehearsal with the strings on Monday! Looking forward to having the full orchestra again this coming Monday. We’ll be playing through everything. Strings, here are some things to continue working on: Mendelssohn – 16th note passagework is … Continue reading

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