For Musicians

Musicians’ Handbook

Information for CSO players about attendance, seating and rotation, and the CSO’s governing bylaws and other policies.

 

2018-2019 Rehearsal Schedule

Monday night rehearsals are from 7:15 to 9:45 p.m. Rehearsals will be held at Cambridge Friends School (5, 3530, Cadbury Rd, Cambridge), unless noted otherwise.

 

Concert #1 – West Side Story: In Concert

  • Monday, 9/10 (Rosh Hashanah)
  • Monday, 9/17
  • Monday, 9/24
  • Monday, 10/1
  • Monday, 10/8 (Columbus Day)
  • Monday, 10/15
  • Monday, 10/22
  • Monday, 10/29

Dress Rehearsal: Monday, November 5 at 7 p.m–9:30 p.m., Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville
Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, November 8 at 7 p.m–10 p.m., The First Armenian Church of Belmont, 380 Concord Ave., Belmont
Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, November 10 at 4:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m., The First Armenian Church of Belmont, 380 Concord Ave., Belmont

CONCERT: Sunday, November 11 at 4 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium (2 p.m. Call Time)

OUTREACH CONCERT: Monday, November 12 at 7 p.m. at Perkins (175 North Beacon Street, Watertown) (6:30 p.m. Call Time)

 

Concert #2: Holiday Pops

  • Monday, 11/19
  • Monday, 11/26
  • Monday, 12/3

CONCERT: Saturday, December 8 at 7 p.m.  at The Center for Arts at the Armory (5 p.m. Call Time)

Concert #3: Family Concert

  • Monday, 12/10
  • Monday, 12/17
  • OFF 12/24 (Christmas Eve) and 12/31 (New Year’s Eve)
  • Monday, 1/7
  • Monday 1/14
  • OFF 1/21 (MLK Day)

CONCERTS: Sunday, January 27 at 2 p.m. AND 4 p.m. at The Center for Arts at the Armory (12:30 p.m. Call Time)

 

Concert #4: Heroes and Angels

  • Monday, 1/28
  • Monday, 2/4
  • Monday, 2/11
  • Monday, 2/18 (Presidents’ Day)
  • Monday, 2/25
  • Monday, 3/4

Dress Rehearsal: Monday, March 11 at 7 p.m.–10 p.m. at Cambridge Friends School

Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m.–10 p.m., location TBD

Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, March 16 at 4 p.m.–7 p.m., location TBD

CONCERT: Sunday, March 17 at 4 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium (2 p.m. Call Time)

OUTREACH CONCERT: Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. in the synagogue at Hebrew SeniorLife (1200 Centre St, Roslindale, MA 02131) (6:30 p.m. Call Time)

 

Concert #5: Dancing with Demons

  • Monday, 3/25
  • Monday, 4/1
  • Monday, 4/8
  • OFF Monday, 4/15 (Patriots’ Day)
  • Monday 4/22
  • Monday 4/29
  • Monday, 5/6
  • Monday, 5/13
  • Monday, 5/20
  • OFF Monday, 5/27 (Memorial Day)
  • Monday, 6/3 (Eid al-Fitr)

Dress Rehearsal: Monday, June 10 at 7 p.m.–10 p.m. at Cambridge Friends School

Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m.–10 p.m., location TBD

CONCERT: Saturday, June 15 at 8 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium (6 p.m. Call Time)

 

Concert #6: Pops on the Lawn

  • Monday, 6/17

CONCERT: Sunday, June 23 at 3 p.m. at Danehy Park (2 p.m. Call Time)

Rain Date: Monday, June 24 at 7 p.m. at Danehy Park

 

Concert Dress

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.

Outreach concerts:

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

Violins
Rosalyn Ano
Patricia Bass
Jeff Bezanson
Ritwik Bhattacharya
Songwen Chen
Alisa Chomhirun
Heather Classen
Jennifer Conlon
Lisa Croteau
Abe Dewing
Nikita Espinal
Dan Friedman
Josh Garstka
Natalie Giulianelli
Dan Gordon
Jordi Guillen
Adriana Heredia
Carmen Hicks
Sarah Izen
Laura Krueger
Kiana Labrecque
Daphne Layton
Betty Lee
Steven Lehr
Jenny Liu
Ginger Love
Stan Mah
Adam Montenegro
Hannah Moy
Nathan Nicol
Avery Normandin
Tadhg Pearson
Amelia Pellegrini
Ryan Roelke
Hayden Schill
Erica Siegel
Vitaliy Slobotskoy
Melanie Taub
Emma Uppal
Jeff Wang
Tracy Washington
Qinqin Zhao

Viola
Shamiram Barooshian
Samia Bouzid
Joseph Cirone
Betsy Cohen
Hayley Cohen
Sam Duncan
Kim Etingoff
Emily Altman Jacobs
Julia Kehoe
Rachel Lehr
Matthew Li
Tze-Ping Low
Barbara Owen
Kirsten Peltz
Anna Perko
Molly Shira
Andrew Stillson

Cello
Rebecca Benson
Caitlin Fitzgerald
Nathaniel Fruchter
April Greene-Colozzi
Kevin Hedrick
Joanna Jerison
Ji Eun Kim
Lindsay MacIndoe
Annie Moriondo
Preston Mueller
Matt Owen
Robert Powell
Tim Rebbeck
Joydita Sarkar
Jeff Tang

Double Bass
Joyce Devlin
Troy Harvey
Agasthya Pradham Shenoy
David Vickers
Lindsay Winters

Flute
Roel Contreras
Kristen Dye
Elizabeth Petri-Henske

Oboe
Carolyn Hayes
Danielle Marine
Emily Richmond Pollock

Clarinet
Expedito Almeida
Andrea Campbell
Allison Eck

Bassoon
Courtney Cox
Adam Fouse
Rachel Spiller

Horns
Robert Berens
Casey Golomski
Adam Mauskapf
Sean McKenna
Charles Telfer Williams

Trumpet
Brian Bunnell
Rebecca Cherry
Thomas Hougard

Trombone
Esdras Carlos
Benjamin Miller
Andy Pollock

Tuba
Bill Whitney

Percussion
Benjamin Bresler
Doug Jacobs
Natalie Shelton-May

Piano/Celesta
Matt Owen