MEMBERS’ NOTES AND INFORMATION

2022 – 2023 Partial Season Schedule

All rehearsals at
West Valley College, 14000 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga, CA
Room MU-14 unless otherwise noted.

Rehearsal Schedule – Set I

Monday, September 26

With Jevon Gegg-Mitchell, Assistant Conductor

7:30 SECTIONALS
   -Strings with Bill in rehearsal hall
   -Woodwinds with Jevon in room across rehearsal hall
   -Brass in classroom around corner
8:30 BREAK
8:40 DE FALLA, FINAL DANCE (full orchestra)
9:10 SIBELIUS (full orchestra)
9:30 SCHUMANN, I, IV (no transition), II (full orchestra)

Monday, October 3, 2022: 7:30 – 10pm
Monday, October 10, 2022: 7:30 – 10pm

Music stands provided at West Valley College.

Friday, October 14, 2022 [DRESS REHEARSAL] @ Lincoln Glen Church
7:30-10pm

MUST PROVIDE OWN MUSIC STAND, AND STAND LIGHT IF NEEDED,  AT LINCOLN GLEN CHURCH.  

Sunday, October 16, 2022 [CONCERT] @ Lincoln Glen Church

6:00 Sound Check
6:30 PAUSE
7:00 CONCERT

Program:  A Story of Inspiration
Scott Seaton, Music Director and Conductor

Music can be found  here.  
Please be sure to print it out in advance if you are not using viewing files on a tablet – hard copy parts will NOT be available at rehearsal.

SIBELIUS Finlandia (2222-4-331-tmp+1-str) 8′
VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS The Lark Ascending (2122-2000-1perc-str) 13′
Bill Palmer, violin
DE FALLA Three-Cornered Hat:  Suite No. 2 (3322-4331-tmp+5-hp-pf-str) 12′
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 4 (2222-4230-tmp-str) 28′

COVID Safety protocols:

West Valley College COVID-19 protocols  MUST be followed – be sure to Declare Your Vaccination Status!  Current updated campus information is here.
Only those 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 the WVC 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.

You must be registered as a continuing education student to register for class and access the portal.  Here is how to get started, if you are not registered for class:  Complete the non-credit application at this link:  https://www.westvalley.edu/schools/continuing-education/application/

Once you receive confirmation of a successful application, you’ll receive an email that assigns you a @mywvc.wcv.edu email address, which you will use to access the student portal, and you can follow the additional steps required below prior to registering for the class are as follows:
 

How to sign into the West Valley College portal: https://web.wvm.edu/#/get-started

IMPORTANT:

If you have Covid-19, do not come to rehearsal.  If you are a wind player and have Covid-19 symptoms but have not tested positive, or are a close contact of someone who has Covid-19 or has tested positive for Covid-19, please do not come to rehearsal until day 5 has passed, and you have had a negative rapid test

Strings and Percussion:  Per campus guidelines, masks are recommended, and are strongly encouraged for your own protection.

For Wind players:  Per campus guidelines,  masks are recommended, and strongly encouraged at all times when not actively playing.  If possible, wind instrumentalists should be seated minimum 6 feet from others.

Rehearsal Schedule – Set II

Monday, October 31, 2022: 7:30 – 10pm
Monday, November 7, 2022:  7:30 – 10pm
Monday, November 14, 2022:  7:30 – 10pm
Monday, November 21, 2022:  7:30 – 10pm
Monday, November 28, 2022:  7:30 – 10pm

Friday, December 2, 2022 [DRESS REHEARSAL] @ Lincoln Glen Church
7:30-10pm

MUST PROVIDE OWN MUSIC STAND, AND STAND LIGHT IF NEEDED,  AT LINCOLN GLEN CHURCH.

Sunday, December 4, 2022 [CONCERT] @ Lincoln Glen Church

6:00 Sound Check
6:30 PAUSE
7:00 CONCERT

Program:  Tschaikovsky and the Holiday Touch
Scott Seaton, Music Director and Conductor

ANDERSON A Christmas Festival 9′
ANDERSON Bugler’s Holiday 3′
GUARALDI/PUGH A Charlie Brown Christmas 6′
VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS/GREAVES Fantasia on Greensleeves 4′
LEONTOVICH/HAYMAN Carol of the Bells 3′
VIVALDI Flute Concerto No. 3, Op. 10 RV428 in D major “Goldfinch” (cnt-vn) 11′ – [tentative}
Victoria Hauk, flute
TSCHAIKOVSKY Nutcracker: Suite No. 1, Op. 71a (3332-4231-tmp+1-hp-pf or cel-str) 24′