For Musicians

Musicians’ Handbook

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

 

2017-2018 Rehearsal Schedule

Monday night rehearsals are from 7:15 to 9:50 p.m. Rehearsals will be held at The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave, Somerville, unless noted otherwise.

 

Concert #1: Mahler and Mozart

  • Monday, 9/11
  • Monday, 9/18
  • Monday, 9/25
  • Monday, 10/2
  • Monday, 10/9 (Columbus Day)
  • Monday, 10/16
  • Monday, 10/23
  • Monday, 10/30
  • Monday, 11/6

Dress Rehearsal #1: Thursday, November 9 at 7 p.m–10 p.m. at The Center for Arts at the Armory

Dress Rehearsal #2: Saturday, November 11 at 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. at First Parish Church (630 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington)

CONCERT: Sunday, November 12 at 4 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium (2 p.m. Call Time)

OUTREACH CONCERT: Monday, November 13 at 7 p.m. at Perkins (175 North Beacon Street, Watertown) (6:30 p.m. Call Time)

 

Concert #2: Holiday Pops

  • Monday, 11/20
  • Monday, 11/27
  • Monday, 12/4

CONCERT: Saturday, December 9 at 7 p.m.  at The Center for Arts at the Armory (6 p.m. Call Time)

 

Concert #3: Family Concert

  • Monday, 12/11
  • Monday, 12/18
  • OFF 12/25 (Christmas) and 1/1 (New Year’s)
  • Monday, 1/8
  • Monday 1/15 (MLK Day)

CONCERTS: Sunday, January 21 at 2 p.m. AND 4 p.m. at The Center for Arts at the Armory (12:30 p.m. Call Time)

 

Concert #4: Tchaikovsky and Gershwin

  • Monday, 1/22
  • Monday, 1/29
  • Monday, 2/5
  • Monday, 2/12
  • Monday, 2/19 (Presidents’ Day)
  • Monday, 2/26
  • Monday, 3/5
  • Monday, 3/12
  • Monday, 3/19

Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m.–10 p.m. at The Center for Arts at the Armory

CONCERT: Sunday, March 25 at 4 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium (2 p.m. Call Time)

OUTREACH CONCERT: Monday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in the synagogue at Hebrew SeniorLife (1200 Centre St, Roslindale, MA 02131) (6:30 p.m. Call Time)

 

Concert #5: Ballet

  • Monday, 4/2
  • Monday, 4/9
  • OFF Monday, 4/16 (Patriots’ Day)
  • Monday 4/23
  • Monday 4/30
  • Monday, 5/7
  • Monday, 5/14
  • Monday, 5/21
  • OFF Monday, 5/28 (Memorial Day)
  • Monday, 6/4
  • Monday, 6/11

Dress Rehearsal #1: Thursday, June 14 at 7 p.m.–10 p.m. at The Center for Arts at the Armory

Dress Rehearsal #2: Saturday, June 16 at 11 a.m.–2 p.m. at The Center for Arts at the Armory

CONCERT: Saturday, June 16 at 8 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium (6 p.m. Call Time)

 

Concert #6: Pops on the Lawn

  • Monday, 6/18

CONCERT: Sunday, June 24 at 3 p.m. at Danehy Park (2 p.m. Call Time)

 

Concert Dress

For all public concerts (except as otherwise instructed for Pops on the Lawn 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.

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
Patricia Bass
Lydia Beall
Jacob Bergmann
Ann Carey
Songwen Chen
Regina Cheung
Heather Classen
Jennifer Conlon
Abe Dewing
Josh Garstka

Dan Gordon
Adriana Heredia
Carmen Hicks
Sarah Izen
Ruth Jeka
Marissa Koors
Daphne Layton
Steven Lehr
Ginger Love
Jennifer Lyons
Stan Mah
Lane Marder
Tadhg Pearson
Miriam Raffeld
Erica Siegel
Vitaliy Slobotskoy
Nina Slywotzky
Tracy Washington
Deanne Wherry
Camille Yongue

Viola
Emily Altman
Brendan Banerdt
Jeff Bezanson
Emily Breitbart
Philip Collier
Kim Etingoff
Cynthia Gerlein
Sophie Higgs
Kaitlin Holman
Denise Kwok
Andrew Leeson
Judi McLaughlin
Kirsten Peltz
Anna Perko
Molly Shira

Cello
Rebecca Benson
Nicholas Cardelia
Audrey Dunne
Alice Gottlieb
April Greene-Colozzi
Kevin Hedrick
Joanna Jerison
Erica Kung
Katherine Miller
Christopher Moriarty
Nick Pittman
Robert Powell
Joydita Sarkar
David Tresner-Kirsch
Shana Wang

Double Bass
Troy Harvey

Flute
Ellen Newell
Elizabeth Petri-Henske
Carol Thomas

Oboe
Carolyn Hayes
Emily Richmond Pollock

Clarinet
Expedito Almeida
Andrea Campbell
Allison Eck

Bassoon
Adam Fouse
Will Gorman
Molly Soiffer
Rachel Spiller

Horns
Robert Berens
Casey Golomski
Adam Mauskapf
Emily Schon
Dan Severson
Charles Telfer Williams

Trumpet
Brian Bunnell
Andy Cormier
Dan Stringer

Trombone
Benjamin Miller
Andy Pollock
Jack Stone

Tuba
Bill Whitney

Percussion
Joseph Ajemian
Doug Jacobs
Natalie Shelton

Organ/Celeste
Jim Overly