CONCERTS & EVENTS

Rachel M. Schlesinger
Concert Hall

NOVA
Alexandria Campus,
4915 East Campus Lane
Alexandria VA 22311
Festival of Colours
November 3, 2019 - 2:00 P.M.
   
String Ensemble
Johann Galliard Tanzun
David Shaffer Shenandoah
Bob Phillips Toucan Tango
Chamber Orchestra
Mikhail Glinka/McCashin Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture
Edvard Grieg Aase's Death
Norman Leyden

Serenade for Strings

Symphonic Orchestra

Richard Wagner

Die Meistersinger
A.L. Khachaturian Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25
Rachel M. Schlesinger
Concert Hall

NOVA
Alexandria Campus,
4915 East Campus Lane
Alexandria VA 22311

Winter Memories
January 12, 2020 - 2:00 P.M.

Prelude Orchestra
TBD  
   
   
   
Percussion Ensemble
TBD  
   
   
Symphonic Orchestra

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36
Peter Ilyich Tschaikowsky

Symphony No. 5 in e minor

 
  1. Andante - Allegro con anima
  2. Andante cantabile con alcuna licenza
  3. Valse. Allegro moderato
  4. Finale. Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace


Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center

Annandale Campus,
8333 Little River Turnpike Annandale, VA. 22003
Celebrate Spring
March 8, 2020 - 2:00 P.M.
   
Prelude Orchestra
TBD  
 
   
   
String Ensemble

TBD

 
   
   
 

 

Rachel M. Schlesinger
Concert Hall

NOVA
Alexandria Campus,
4915 East Campus Lane
Alexandria VA 22311

Spring Fever
March 15, 2020 - 2:00 P.M.

Chamber Orchestra
Felix Mendelssohn/Librande Hebrides Overture
Sergei Rachmaninoff/Longfield Adagio from Symphony No. 2  
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183
Richard Meyer Yumieeus
   
Symphonic Orchestra

Hector Berlioz

Roman Carnival Overture, Op 9
Aram Ilyich Khachaturian Sabra Dance from Suite no. 3, OP. 55
Alexander Borodin Symphony No. 2 in b minor
 
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Scherzo
  3. Andante
  4. Finale - Allegro



Rachel M. Schlesinger
Concert Hall

NOVA
Alexandria Campus,
4915 East Campus Lane
Alexandria VA 22311

Classical Variations
May 31, 2020 - 2:00 P.M.

Chamber Orchestra
William Hofeldt In the Company of Angels
Anton Arensky Variations on a theme by Tchaikovsky
   
Symphonic Orchestra

Gioacchino Rossini

William Tell Overture
Concerto Winner  
Camille Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila - Bacchanale, Op. 47
Arturo Márquez Danzón Nº 2




Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center

Annandale Campus,
8333 Little River Turnpike Annandale, VA. 22003
Joyful Moments
June 7, 2020 - 2:00 P.M.
   
Prelude Orchestra
TBD  
 
   
   
String Ensemble
TBD  
   
   

2019/20
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AUDITION REQUIRMENTS
Prelude Orchestra
  • String Orchestra (violin, viola, cello & bass)
  • Member of School Orchestra
  • Elementary school age
  • Ability to read notes on staff
  • 1 year or more of private instruction
  • Auditions Required
  • Rehearsals: Mondays 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Lanier MS

2019/20
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String Ensemble

  • String Orchestra (violin, viola, cello & bass)
  • Member of School Orchestra
  • Middle school age
  • 2 years or more of private instruction
  • Demonstrate: good sound quality, some shifting skills, sight-reading skills.
  • Auditions Required
  • Rehearsals: Tuesday 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Lanier MS

2019/20
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EXCERPTS
Chamber Orchestra

  • String Orchestra (violin, viola, cello & bass)
  • Member of School Orchestra
  • Ability level: Suzuki Book 4 & 5
  • 3 years or more of private instruction
  • Demonstrate: good sound quality, vibrato, advanced shifting skills, sight-reading skills.
  • Auditions Required
  • Rehearsals: Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Lanier MS
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AUDITION REQUIRMENTS
Symphonic Orchestra

  • Full Orchestra (strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion and harp)
  • Member of School Orchestra/Band
  • Ability level: Collegiate-level player
  • Auditions Required
  • Rehearsals: Monday 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Lanier MS
2019/20
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APPLICATIONS NOW ACCEPTED
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AUDITION REQUIRMENTS
Percussion Ensemble

  • Full Orchestra (strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion and harp)
  • Member of School Orchestra/Band
  • Ability level: Collegiate-level player
  • Auditions Required
  • Rehearsals: Monday 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Lanier MS

Ensemble members learn different and unusual techniques of playing styles and experience the use of a variety of percussion instruments, both traditional and nontraditional and have a unique opportunity to perform more difficult music with other advanced percussionists.

2020 Concerto Competition

ELIGIBILTY FACTORS

• Open to current members of the Symphonic Orchestra.

• Piano accompanists are NOT allowed in either the Preliminary or the Final Round.

• Duration of the concerto MUST be 10 minutes or less for the audio taped audition, for the final round audition on March 9th and for the performance at the final concert, if you are the winner.

• If the concerto is longer than 10 minutes, then cuts MUST be provided and clearly marked in the scores given to the Judges, or you will be disqualified.

The competition winner will perform with TCSYO Symphonic Orchestra at the “Classical Variations” Concert on May 31, 2020

Read about the 2020 Concerto Competition

Chamber Music Program
Music for the 2019/20 Season!

What is chamber music: Chamber music is a form of classical music composed for a small group of musicians, each with their own part to play. The name comes from centuries ago when small groups of musicians were hired to fit a palace "chamber." It is "the music of friends," and is often described as a "musical conversation," often played just for fun when musicians gather.

Students have the opportunity to register for the Chamber Music Program in August 2019 and in January 2020.
Aadditional information here:
Chamber Music
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The Kennedy Center
Millennium Stage

2700 F St NW
Washington, DC 20566

Millennium Stage
June 4, 2019 - 6:00 P.M.

Chamber Music Program
Johannes Brahms Clarinet Quintet in b minor, Op. 115
Franz Schubert String Quartet No. 14 "Death and The Maiden"

Carnegie Hall
Isaac Stern Auditorium / Ronald O. Perelman Stage

57th Street and Seventh Avenue New York, NY 20019

 

Carnegie Hall Performance
Isaac Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage

June 17, 2019 - 2:00 P.M.

 

Symphonic Orchestra
Sergey Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
 

.....The Montagues and the Capulets

Camille Saint-Saëns  Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, op. 61
Vincent Chen - Violin  
George Gershwin The Cuban Overture
 
 
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