Youth Symphony News

November 4, 2016

Hello Youth Symphony! The first concert of the season is coming up on Oct. 13. Please check the list of orchestra members below, for the program, and let me know if there's any mistake! Our rehearsal this Saturday will be in this order:  mov.3  mov. 2  break  mov. 4 mov. 1... read more »

October 27, 2016

Hi everyone! This Saturday's rehearsal will start with the whole Dvorak symphony in order--Movements 1, 2, 3, 4--and then, after a break, working on spots. As you practice, give a listen again to the recording at (I often find... read more »

October 20, 2016

This Saturday we will have sectionals! We'll have an orchestral rehearsal at 10:15 in Bone Hall as usual, and at 11:00 we'll split up into sectionals. The order of the 10:15 rehearsal will be mvt. 2, mvt. 3, mvt. 1; low brass can arrive at 10:35.   Sectional locations: Violin 1 upstairs in Room 104... read more »

October 12, 2016

Hi everybody! Here's the schedule for this Saturday's rehearsal: 10:15. Mov.2 10:45 Mov.3 11:00 Break 11:10 Mov. 1 11:45 Mov.4 By the way, are you getting Youth Symphony emails (like, one with this rehearsal information, sent 10/12)? Are you getting them at your preferred address? You can register... read more »

October 5, 2016

Rehearsal schedule Here's the schedule for this Saturday's rehearsal: 10:15 Mov. 3 Low Brass arrive at 10:45 10:45 Mov. 4 11:10 Break 11:20  cont. Mov. 4?-then Mov 1 (depending on how it goes, we may do Mov. 2 during the last 10 Mins.) Practice spots This week, as you practice, please give special... read more »

September 23, 2016

This Saturday, 9/24, the Duke Youth Symphony will meet at 10:15 in Bone Hall as usual and have a bit of rehearsal before breaking up for sectionals in the rooms below. (Exception: Ms. Livingston will start with the 2nd and 3rd movements, which do not include low brass, so low brass can go straight... read more »

August 12, 2016

Dear Youth Symphony Students, The following are excerpts for the upcoming leadership auditions for violins, violas, cellos, and bass students for the YS.  Leaders should be at all rehearsals and set a good example to the other orchestra members with their preparation, posture, and behavior.  Please... read more »

April 14, 2016

Hello everyone, This Saturday, April 16th, all DYS Violins (1st and 2nd) may audition for the open Leadership chair (in the 2nd violin leadership section). If you would like to audition, use this link to sign up. Here is the... read more »

April 7, 2016

Hello everyone, This Saturday, April 9th,  there will be a 2nd violin sectional from 9-10:00am in room 041 with Ms. Livingston.  PLEASE NOTE Saturday’s rehearsal schedule: 10:15-10:45 All Strings  (no Winds or Brass or Percussion) 10:45-11:15 ... read more »

April 1, 2016

Hello everyone, I hope you had a good spring break! This Saturday, April 2nd, there will be a viola sectional from 9 -10:00 in room 041 with Ms. Livingston. The rehearsal schedule will be as follows: 10:15 Berlioz (Full Orchestra) 10:50... read more »