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Musicians’ Handbook

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

 

Concert Dress

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.

Pops Concert:

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