Chamber Orchestra Auditions 2014-2015 School Year

The auditions for Chamber Orchestra for the 2014-2015 School Year are this week.  Please sign up for a time slot.  The sign-up sheet is located outside Mr. Lisowski’s office.

Audition Times – 10 minute time slots
Tuesday – 5/20 – 2:30 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday – 5/21 – 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Thursday – 5/22 – 2:30 – 4:00 pm

All students who want to be in Chamber Orchestra are required to audition for the ensemble.

Please email Mr. Lisowski with questions/concerns.

Week of 5/19

Weekly Schedule – Posts events that occur outside of normal rehearsals

Monday 5/19 – W
- No Activity

Tuesday 5/20 – G
- Chamber Auditions – 2:30-4:00 pm
- “Jazz and Drums” – 7:00 pm

Wednesday 5/22 – W
- After School Rehearsal – 2:30-4:00 pm
- Chamber Auditions – 4:00-7:00 pm
- FCHS Orchestra Boosters Meeting – 7:00 pm

Thursday 5/23 – G
- Chamber Auditions – 2:30-4:00 pm
- Tri-M Recital – 7:00 pm

Friday 5/24 – W
- Playing Exams due by 3:00 pm

Upcoming
- May 27 – Senior Recital – 7:00 pm
- Senior Call Time – 6:00 pm

Spring Semester Concert Attendance Information

For those who came to the Spring Semester Concert Attendance on Wednesday (5/14), here is the concert information.

Turtle Island Quartet
- Model Trane
- Monkey Business (from Tree Of Life)
- Groove In The Louvre

Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile and Stuart Duncan
- Quarter Chicken Dark
- Attaboy
- Here And Heaven

Kronos Quartet
- Aheym – B. Dessner
- Lullaby
- Last Kind Words – G. Wiley/arr. Garchik

Hillary Hahn
- Gigue (from Partita No. 3) – J.S. Bach
- Siciliana (from Sonata No. 1) – J.S. Bach
- Medley – C. Ives

To watch the recordings search NPR Tiny Desk and the artist or download the podcast.

Remember the assignment is due on 5/28 who watched the concert on 5/14.

Week of 5/12

Weekly Schedule – Posts events that occur outside of normal rehearsals

Monday 5/12 – G
- No Activity

Tuesday 5/13 – W
- FCHS Guitar Concert – 7:00 pm

Wednesday 5/14 – G
- Spring Semester Concert Attendance – 2:30-4:00 pm

Thursday 5/15 – W
- No Activity

Friday 5/16 – G
- No Activity

Upcoming -
- Tuesday – Thursday – Auditions FCHS Chamber Orchestra – Various times
- Wednesday 5/21 – After School Rehearsal – 2:30-4:00 pm
- Wednesday 5/21 – FCHS Orchestra Boosters Meeting – 7:00 pm
- Thursday 5/22 – Tri-M Recital – 7:00 pm

Concert Orchestra – Playing Exam 4th Quarter

Excerpts for the 4th Quarter Playing Exam. Each excerpt is worth 16.6% of the student’s quarter grade. Students are required to email the excerpts to fallschurchorchestras@gmail.com. If a student does not email the excerpts to that email address, he/she will not receive credit for the assignment.

- Students are required to record the excerpts. If a student does not have the ability to record at home, schedule an after-school appointment with Mr. Lisowski to us the school recorders.

Violin I
- Allegretto – mm. 75 – 99
- Pixar – mm. 67 – 99

Violin II
- Allegretto – mm. 27 – 51
- Pixar – mm. 67 – 99

Viola
- Wicked – mm. 40 -54
- Pixar – mm. 67 – 99

Cello
- Allegretto – mm. 75 – 99
- Pixar – mm. 67 – 99

Bass
- Allegretto – mm. 75 – 99
- Pixar – mm. 67 – 99

Please email Mr. Lisowski with questions or concerns.

Chamber Orchestra – 4th Quarter Playing Exam

Excerpts for the 4th Quarter Playing Exam. Each excerpt is worth 16.6% of the student’s quarter grade. Students are required to email the excerpts to fallschurchorchestras@gmail.com. If a student does not email the excerpts to that email address, he/she will not receive credit for the assignment.

- Students are required to record the excerpts. If a student does not have the ability to record at home, schedule an after-school appointment with Mr. Lisowski to us the school recorders.

Both Excerpts come from the Tchaikovsky Serenade – Finale

Violin I
- mm. 101 – 144 (D)
- mm. 216 – 256 (H)

Violin II
- mm. 256 (H) – 283
- mm. 216 – 256 (H)

Viola
- mm. 108 – 144 (D)
- mm. 216 – 256 (H)

Cello
- mm. 84 (B) – 124 (C)
- mm. 216 – 256 (H)

Bass
- mm. 256 (H) – 292
- mm. 216 – 256 (H)

Please email Mr. Lisowski with questions or concerns.

Week of 5/5

Weekly Schedule – Posts events that occur outside of normal rehearsals

Monday 5/5 – W
- No Activity

Tuesday 5/6 – G
- No Activity

Wednesday 5/7 – W
- No Activity

Thursday 5/8 – G
- No Activity

Friday 5/9 – W
- No Activity

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