MEMBERS’ NOTES AND INFORMATION

2021-2022 Season Schedule

All rehearsals at
West Valley College, 14000 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga, CA
Room MU-14 unless otherwise noted, see below for more information on West Valley College COVID-19 protocols.

Rehearsal Schedule 

Friday, May 20 [DRESS REHEARSAL] @ Lincoln Glen Church

BRING MUSIC STANDS AND LIGHTS IF NEEDED

7:30 Smetana
7:50 Bruch (with soloist)
8:30 PAUSE
8:45 Beethoven (I-IV)

Sunday, May 22 [CONCERT] @ Lincoln Glen Church

6:00 Sound Check
6:30 PAUSE
7:00 CONCERT (Smetana – Bruch – INTERMISSION – Beethoven)

Program:  Fate, Fantasy & A River
Scott Seaton Music Director and Conductor

Music can be found  here

SMETANA The Moldau 3222-4231-tmp+3-hp-str, 12’
Jevon Gegg-Mitchell, guest conductor

BRUCH Scottish Fantasy 2222-4231-tmp+2-hp-str, 30’
Julian Brown, violin

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 3223-2230-tmp-str, 31’

Additional  COVID Safety protocols:

Proof of vaccination will be checked at the first in-person rehearsal.

For String players:  N95/KN95/KF94 class masks should be worn indoors – throughout rehearsal – at all times

West Valley College COVID-19 protocols also MUST be followed – be sure to Declare Your Vaccination Status!
Only students who have declared their vaccination status AND are fully vaccinated OR exempt and completing weekly on-campus COVID-19 testing are allowed to attend on campus classes or activities. Please go online to find our vaccination policy, protocols, and declaration link.  Everyone coming to campus is required to complete a Daily Health Assessment on go.westvalley.edu or the WVC Go App. Be prepared to show your checkmark ✅ to enter campus.

For Wind players:
-Wear masks at all times when not actively playing, and ideally wear one of the masks below while playing (especially important for brass players)
-Bell covers required on trumpets, preferable for other winds
-Brass spit valves emptied onto disposable pads
-Wind instruments seated minimum 6 feet from others; trombones 9 feet

Resources: Masks/Bell Covers for wind players
https://www.nemc.com/masks-and-bell-covers/
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Wind+Instrument+Bell+Covers&ref=nb_sb_noss
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Wind+Instrument+masks&ref=nb_sb_noss_2
https://www.amazon.com/Gator-Double-Layer-Magnetized-Performance-GBOM-XSMALLBK/dp/B08H5VKK22