Information for CSO players about attendance, seating and rotation, and the CSO’s governing bylaws and other policies.
2019-2020 Rehearsal Schedule
Monday night rehearsals are from 7:15 to 9:45 p.m. Rehearsals will be held at Cambridge Friends School, Meeting Hall (5 Cadbury Rd, Cambridge), unless noted otherwise. There is some parking on the premises, plus street parking in the surrounding neighborhood. Bring your own music stand!
Concert #1 – Beethoven, Tower, and Adams
- Monday, 9/9
- Monday, 9/16
- Monday, 9/23
- Monday, 9/30
- Monday, 10/7
- Monday, 10/14 (Columbus Day)
- Monday, 10/21
- Monday, 10/28
Dress Rehearsal: Monday, November 4 at 7 p.m–9:45 p.m., The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave, Somerville.
Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, November 7 at 7 p.m–10 p.m., Arlington Town Hall, 730 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington
Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, November 9 at 2 p.m.–5 p.m., University of Massachusetts Lowell. Carpools to be arranged.
CONCERT #1: Saturday, November 9 at 7 p.m. at University of Massachusetts Lowell (6:30 p.m. Call Time)
CONCERT #2: Sunday, November 10 at 4 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium (2:30 p.m. Call Time)
No rehearsal Monday, 11/11 (Veterans’ Day).
OUTREACH CONCERT: Monday, November 18 at 7 p.m. at Perkins (175 North Beacon Street, Watertown) (6:30 p.m. Call Time)
Concert #2: Holiday Pops
- Monday, 11/25
- Monday, 12/2
- Monday, 12/9
CONCERT: Sunday, December 15 at 4 p.m. at Arlington Town Hall, 730 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington (2:30 p.m. Call Time)
Concert #3: Family Concert
- Monday, 12/16
- NO REHEARSAL 12/23 and 12/30
- Monday, 1/6
- Monday, 1/13
- Monday, 1/20 (MLK Day)
CONCERTS: Sunday, January 26 at 2 p.m. AND 4 p.m. at The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave, Somerville (12 p.m. Call Time)
Concert #4: Tales of Kings and Queens
- Monday, 1/27
- Monday, 2/3
- Monday, 2/10
- Monday, 2/17 (Presidents’ Day)
- Monday, 2/24
- Monday, 3/2
Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m., at Cambridge Friends School
CONCERT: Sunday, March 8 at 4 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium (2 p.m. Call Time)
Concert #5: An Evening of Ballet
- Monday, 3/9
- Monday, 3/16
- Monday, 3/23
- Monday, 3/30
- Monday, 4/6
- Monday, 4/13
- NO REHEARSAL Monday, 4/20 (Patriots’ Day)
- Monday, 4/27
- Monday, 5/4
- Monday, 5/11
- Monday, 5/18
- NO REHEARSAL Monday, 5/25 (Memorial Day)
- Monday, 6/1
Dress Rehearsal: Monday, June 8 at 7 p.m.–10 p.m. at The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave, Somerville
Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, June 11 at 7 p.m.–10 p.m. at The Center for Arts at the Armory
Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, June 13 at 11 a.m.–2 p.m., at Kresge Auditorium
CONCERT: Saturday, June 13 at 7 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium (6 p.m. Call Time)
Concert #6: Pops on the Lawn
- Monday, 6/15
- Monday, 6/22
CONCERT: Sunday, June 28 at 3 p.m. at Danehy Park (2 p.m. Call Time)
Rain Date: Monday, June 29 at 7 p.m. at Danehy Park
For all concerts (except for Pops on the Lawn, the CSO observes the following dress code:
Men: Tux or black suit, white button-down shirt, black bow tie, black socks, and black dress shoes.
Women: All black with long pants or long skirt, sleeved top, black or nude hosiery, and black dress shoes.
Pops on the Lawn:
Men: Collared long or short sleeve white shirt (no t-shirts) and long khaki or tan pants, black shoes, black socks. Tie not needed.
Women: Collared long or short sleeve white shirt (no t-shirts), khaki pants or light colored dress, sandals or black shoes.
Men: Black suit, white button-down shirt, long dark tie, black socks, and black dress shoes.
Women: Black or white top with black dress slacks or long skirt, sleeved top, black or nude hosiery, and black dress shoes.
Meet Our Members (2018-2019 Season)
Emily Altman Jacobs
Ji Eun Kim
Agasthya Pradham Shenoy
Emily Richmond Pollock