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
Songwen Chen
Alisa Chomhirun
Heather Classen
Jennifer Conlon
Lisa Croteau
Dan Friedman
Josh Garstka
Enoque Gomes Pereira
Dan Gordon
Natalie Giulianelli
Jordi Guillen
Adriana Heredia
Carmen Hicks
Sarah Izen
Laura Krueger
Daphne Layton
Betty Lee
Steven Lehr
Jenny Liu
Stan Mah
Adam Montenegro
Hannah Moy
Nathan Nicol
Tadhg Pearson
Amelia Pellegrini
Hayden Schill
Vitaliy Slobotskoy
Melanie Taub
Ben Turcotte
Emma Uppal
Tracy Washington
Qinqin Zhao

Viola
Rachel Beesen
Joseph Cirone
Hayley Cohen
Sam Duncan
Kim Etingoff
Emily Jacobs
Julia Kehoe
Matthew Li
Tze-Ping Low
Anna Perko
Ryan Roelke
Molly Shira
Tessa Swanson

Cello
Nicholas Cardelia
Audrey Dunne
Caitlin Fitzgerald
Nathaniel Fruchter
Nicole Hansen
Kevin Hedrick
Joanna Jerison
Lindsay Mac
Christopher Moriarty
Laurie Newby
Barbara Owen
Matt Owen
Robert Powell

Double Bass
Joyce Devlin
Giorgi Gegeshidze
Troy Harvey
David Vickers
Lindsay Winters

Flute
Roel Contreras
Ellen Newell
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
Sam Rosenblum

Trombone
Michael Manhart
Benjamin Miller
Andy Pollock

Tuba
Bill Whitney

Percussion
Kit Collins
Doug Jacobs
Natalie Shelton-May

Organ/Celeste
Jim Overly

Harp
Maria Parker