Information for CSO players about attendance, seating and rotation, and the CSO’s governing bylaws and other policies.
2015-2016 Rehearsal Schedule
Monday night rehearsals are from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Rehearsals will be held at The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave, Somerville, unless noted otherwise.
Concert #1: Mahler’s Symphony No. 5
- September 14, 21, 28 (all Armory)
- October 5, 12, 19 (all Armory)
- October 26 rehearsal will be at Somerville High School, 81 Highland Ave, Somerville
- November 2, 9 (all Armory)
Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, November 12 (7–10 p.m.) at Location TBD
Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, November 14 (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.) at The Center for Arts at the Armory
CONCERT: Sunday, November 15 (2 p.m. Call Time, 4 p.m. Concert) at Kresge Auditorium
Outreach Concert: Perkins
Monday, November 16 (6:30 p.m. Call Time, 7 p.m. Concert) at Perkins, 175 North Beacon Street, Watertown
Concert #2: Holiday Pops
- November 23, 30
- December 7
Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, December 10 (7–10 p.m.) at Somerville High School, 81 Highland Ave, Somerville
CONCERT: Saturday, December 12 (6 p.m. Call Time, 8 p.m. Concert) at The Center for Arts at the Armory
Concert #3: Family Concert – Peter and the Wolf
- December 14, 21 (No rehearsal December 28.)
- January 4, 11 (No rehearsal January 18.)
Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, January 21 (7–10 p.m.) at The Center for Arts at the Armory
CONCERT: Sunday, January 24 (2 p.m. Call Time, 4 p.m. Concert) at The Center for Arts at the Armory
Concert #4: The Russian Masters
- January 25
- February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
- March 7, 14
Dress Rehearsal #1: Thursday, March 17 (7–10 p.m.) at The Center for Arts at the Armory
Dress Rehearsal #2: Saturday, March 19 (4–7 p.m.) at The Center for Arts at the Armory
CONCERT: Sunday, March 20 (2 p.m. Call Time, 4 p.m. Concert) at Kresge Auditorium
Outreach Concert: Hebrew SeniorLife
Monday, March 28 (6:30 p.m. Call Time, 7 p.m. Concert) at Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Roslindale
Concert #5: The Firebird
- April 4, 11, 18, 25
- May 2, 9, 16, 23 (No rehearsal May 30.)
- June 6
- June 13 (NEW TIME: 7–10 p.m.)
Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, June 16 (7–10 p.m.) at The Center for Arts at the Armory
REHEARSAL + CONCERT: Saturday, June 18 (Rehearsal 11 a.m.–2 p.m., Call Time for Concert 6 p.m., Concert 8 p.m.) at Kresge Auditorium
Concert #6: Pops on the Lawn
- June 20
CONCERT: Sunday, June 26 (2:15 p.m. Call Time, 3 p.m. Concert) at Sennott Park, Cambridge
For all public concerts (except as otherwise instructed for the Pops Concert below) 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.
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.
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