Rehearsal Notes & Files

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Adagio from Symphony No. 10 by Mahler

Please note that we will ONLY be performing the Adagio of the Mahler, the only movement that Mahler entirely composed before his death.

Violin I
Violin II
Viola
Cello
Bass

 

Five Orchestral Suites by Shawn

Violin I 
Violin II 
Viola 
Cello 
Bass

2019-2020 Concert and Rehearsal Schedule

FALL CONCERT 
Sunday, November 17, 2019, 4 PM

Greenwall Auditorium, VAPA Building, Bennington College, Bennington, VT 

Program: 

  • Adagio from Symphony No. 10 by Gustav Mahler  
  • Five Orchestral Scenes by Allen Shawn  
  • Nabucco Overture by Giuseppe Verdi 

Rehearsals: 

Unless noted otherwise, rehearsals are held on Sunday evenings from 5:45 to 8:30 PM in Greenwall Auditorium in the VAPA Building at Bennington College in North Bennington, VT.

***PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING REHEARSAL TIME CHANGES*** 

  • October 27, 4:30-7:15 PM 
  • November 16, 4:30-7:15 PM

 

11/3 - snacks: Winds, Brass & Percussion
Tutti 
5:45 Shawn 
7:00 break 
7:15 Shawn 
7:45 - 8:30 Mahler, Verdi (with reduced forces, as needed) 

11/10 - snacks: Strings
Tutti 
5:45 Mahler, Shawn 
6:45 Verdi 
7:15 break 
7:30-8:30 Shawn 

Saturday 11/16 DRESS REHEARSAL ***TIME CHANGE*** - snacks: All
Tutti 
4:30 Shawn 
5:30 Verdi 
6:00 break 
7:15 Mahler 

11/17 CONCERT 
2:00 Sound Check and Warmup 
4:00 Performance 

Concert Dress: All Black 

WINTER CONCERT  
Sunday, February 2, 2020, 4 PM
Greenwall Auditorium, VAPA Building, Bennington College, Bennington, VT 

Program: 

  • Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, by Johannes Brahms 
  • Table of Toys and Numbers (2012) by Nick Brooke 
  • Symphony No. 2 in D Major op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven

 Rehearsals: 

Unless noted otherwise, rehearsals are held on Sunday evenings from 5:45 to 8:30 PM in Greenwall Auditorium in the VAPA Building at Bennington College in North Bennington, VT.

PLEASE WATCH THIS SPACE! 
There may be changes to rehearsal times once Bennington College sets its schedule for drama and music productions, but this won’t happen until December.

***PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING REHEARSAL TIME CHANGES***  

  • [TBA]

 

1/12 - snacks: Winds, Brass & Percussion 

1/19 - snacks: Strings 

1/26 - snacks: Winds, Brass & Percussion 

Saturday 2/1 DRESS REHEARSAL - snacks: All 

2/2 WINTER CONCERT
2:00 Sound Check and Warmup  
4:00 Performance  

Concert Dress: All Black 

YOUTH CONCERT   
Sunday, March 8, 2020, 4 PM
 
Greenwall Auditorium, VAPA Building, Bennington College, Bennington, VT  

Program:  

  • Kora Saba (2014) by Michael Wimberly 
  • Danzón by Robert Zimmerman 
  • Sensemayá by Silvestre Revueltas 
  • Danzón No. 2 by Arturo Márquez 
  • New works by Bennington College student composers

Rehearsals:  

Unless noted otherwise, rehearsals are held on Sunday evenings from 5:45 to 8:30 PM in Greenwall Auditorium in the VAPA Building at Bennington College in North Bennington, VT.

PLEASE WATCH THIS SPACE!
There may be changes to rehearsal times once Bennington College sets its schedule for drama and music productions, but this won’t happen until December. 

***PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING REHEARSAL TIME CHANGES***  

  • [TBA] 

 

2/16 - snacks: Strings 

2/23 - snacks: Winds, Brass & Percussion 

3/1 - snacks: Strings 

Saturday 3/7 DRESS REHEARSAL - snacks: All 

3/8 YOUTH CONCERT
2:00 Sound Check and Warmup  
4:00 Performance  

Concert Dress: All Black 

SPRING CONCERT
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Greenwall Auditorium, VAPA Building, Bennington College, Bennington, VT  

Program:

  • Overture to Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
  • New works by Bennington College student composers 
  • Commissioned Work TBA by Geoffrey Gee 
  • Symphony No. 3 by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Rehearsals:

Unless noted otherwise, rehearsals are held on Sunday evenings from 5:45 to 8:30 PM in Greenwall Auditorium in the VAPA Building at Bennington College in North Bennington, VT.

PLEASE WATCH THIS SPACE!
There may be changes to rehearsal times once Bennington College sets its schedule for drama and music productions, but this won’t happen until December. 

***PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING REHEARSAL TIME CHANGES***  

  • April 12 NO REHEARSAL (Easter)

 

3/22 - snacks: Winds, Brass & Percussion 

3/29 - snacks: Strings 

4/5 - snacks: Winds, Brass & Percussion 

4/12 NO REHEARSAL 

4/19 - snacks: Strings 

4/26 - snacks: Winds, Brass & Percussion 

5/3 - snacks: Strings 

5/10 - snacks: Winds, Brass & Percussion 

Saturday 5/16 DRESS REHEARSAL - snacks: All 

5/17 SPRING CONCERT
2:00 Sound Check and Warmup  
4:00 Performance  

Concert Dress: All Black