Concert String Orchestra News

November 13, 2019

Here is our new piece, "Brook Green Suite", that we will play at the February concert.    read more »

October 17, 2019

Hello CSO!   Here are a few notes from last week’s rehearsal.  Mr. Rempher implored us to remember to play with dynamics. Not just to play with dynamics during rehearsal, but during your practice sessions.  (If you don’t read or remember anything else from this note, just remember... read more »

October 3, 2019

Hello CSO, I hope that your week has been going well!  On Saturday, Oct. 5th, we’ll have sectionals instead of our normal rehearsal. Be ready to play at 12:30  (in the correct room, preferably). Here is where you should be:  Violin 1 (104) Jasmine Campbell Violin 2  (041) Ian Livingston Viola (069... read more »

September 18, 2019

Hello CSO,  Here are some notes from last rehearsal. Stars and Stripes   Don’t hesitate on the first note! In measure 13, there it says “sub p”. Remember, that means suddenly piano, or, suddenly, play quieter! So- get really ... read more »

September 12, 2019

Hello everyone,  Welcome to Concert Strings Orchestra! This is your weekly email, brought to you by Elizabeth Shamblin, Mr. Rempher’s assistant. We had a great first rehearsal last week! Here are some of the highlights.  Arrive at least 5 minutes before rehearsal so you are ready to tune right at... read more »

September 12, 2019

The seating assignments for the Nov. concert are linked here. read more »

September 12, 2019

The audition date and time is TBA. Brandenburg: mm. 8-12, 27-34 October: mm. 88-98 Stars and Stripes: mm. 110-end read more »

July 24, 2019

Dear Concert String Orchestra Students, The following are excerpts for the upcoming leadership auditions for violins, violas, cellos, and bass students for the CSO.  Applicants will be judged by their musicality, steady tempo, solid intonation, ability to cue, rhythm, posture, and technique.... read more »