Greensboro Strings

Ensemble Concert 2024

ALL STUDENTS PARTICIPATE

Where:

            --Most rehearsals will be at our usual group room location. Check the Schedule below.

--Location of both dress rehearsal and concert--

Trinity Church, 5200 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro, NC

When:

            MANDATORY DRESS REHEARSAL

            Mon.  Feb. 26, 2024 at 6:30

CONCERT –

           Tue. Feb. 27, 2024

            Arrive at 6:30 to setup and tune

CONCERT begins at 7:00

Equipment:

If you haven't given me one yet, signed liability waiver and image release.

Violin, bow, rosin, shoulder pad.

If you’re reading music:

Any printed music in concert order (coming soon) in a 3-ring binder. 

No plastic sheet protectors.

Music stand AND

Pencil.


REPERTORY

YOU'LL PLAY ANY AND ALL OF THE PIECES ON THIS LIST THAT YOU LEARN WELL.

SUZUKI TUNES

    Everyone is invited to play the tune.

    Those in Book 3 & up may play the duet on the Book 1 pieces listed below.

    Those in Book 4 & up may play the duet on the next group of pieces.

Pre-Twinkle

E String Concerto

            Early Bk 1. – Open E

            Beginning readers – Violin 2

            Book 2 & up –We’ll decide at group what part you’ll play.


Book 1

Twinkle/Shalom Chaverim

Lightly Row

Song of the Wind

Allegro

Minuet 1

Book 2

Chorus

Bk 2 Long, Long Ago

Bourree

Lully

Book 3

Martini

Becker

To A Wild Rose

Those in Book 3 – Violin 1

Book 2 and Book 1 readers – Violin 2

Book 4 and up – learn all parts

4 Dances

El Cachorito - Villoldo

Hungarian Dance No. 1 - Brahms

Waltz – Piazzola

Czech Polka - Strauss

            Group C and some member of Group B – Melody

            Group B and some Group A – Easy Part

Burt Bacharach Songs

Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head

What the World Needs Now

            Group B – 1st violin

            Group C – split between 2 parts


CONCERT ORDER

Please put your music in concert order, in a 3-ring binder that will lie flat on your stand.

Please do not put the music in plastic sleeves. Instead, punch holes and leave the paper exposed so that you can write on it easily.

Book 1

E String Concerto

Twinkle/Shalom Chaverim

Lightly Row

Song of the Wind

Allegro

Minuet 1

Book 2

Chorus

Bk 2 Long, Long Ago

Bourree

Lully

Book 3

Martini

Becker

4 Dances

El Cachorito - Villoldo

Hungarian Dance No. 1 - Brahms

Waltz – Piazzola

Czech Polka - Strauss

To A Wild Rose

Burt Bacharach Songs

Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head

What the World Needs Now



DETAILED REHEARSAL SCHEDULE


Mon. Jan.  29
6:30 A – E String Concerto, Suzuki tunes.
7:30 C – Hungarian Dance and some Suzuki tunes with duets, particularly “Allegro”.


FEBRUARY


Mon. Feb. 5 

6:30 B – Suzuki tunes and whatever you’re reading.

7:30 C – El Cachorito, Chiquilin de Bachin, To A Wild Rose


(Sat. Feb. 10 Jr. Western Regional Auditions, Lawndale, NC)


Mon. Feb. 12
6:30 A & B – Suzuki tunes, maybe some non-Suzuki.
7:30 C – Everything we can.


Mon. Feb. 19
6:30 to 8:30 A, B & C
We’ll play all of the music for the Ensemble Concert, in order of difficulty
You may leave when you’ve played all of your music.


SPECIAL WEEK: Wed. Feb. 21 – Tue. Feb. 27
Eve’s lessons suspended in favor of preparation of the Ensemble Concert.

Thur. Feb. 22 in room 121
6:30 Groups B & C
            Focus on Suzuki tunes
7:30 Group C
            Polish Polka and El Cachorito

Sat. Feb. 24 in room 121

2:00 to 4:30 A, B & C

We’ll play all of the music for the Ensemble Concert, in order of difficulty.

You may leave when you’ve played all of your music.


(Feb. 23-25—Western Regional Orchestra Clinic, High School at App State in Boone, NC)


ENSEMBLE CONCERT
Location of both dress rehearsal and concert
TRINITY CHURCH
5200 W. FRIENDLY AVE.
GREENSBORO, NC 27410.

MANDATORY DRESS REHEARSAL
Mon.  Feb. 26, 2024 at 6:30
Rehearse in order of difficulty.  You may leave when you’ve played all of your music.
E String Concerto
Twinkle/Shalom Chaverim
Lightly Row
Song of the Wind
Allegro
Minuet 1
Chorus
Bk 2 Long, Long Ago
Bourree
Lully
To A Wild Rose
Chiquilin de Bachin
Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head
Martini
Becker
What the World Needs Now
El Cachorito - Villoldo
Czech Polka - Strauss
Hungarian Dance No. 1 - Brahms

CONCERT – Tue. Feb. 27, 2024 at 7:00
            Arrive at 6:30 to setup and tune
            Concert order listed above.