Save the Date
Sunday, March 17 (6:30 pm - 9 pm)
Schaumburg Youth Symphony Orchestra
Joseph Malmquist, Director
a one-night open rehearsal and performance of
Dvorák’s 9th Symphony in E minor (Op. 95)
“From the New World”
Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts
Rehearse and perform one of orchestral music’s most celebrated symphonies with the award-winning Schaumburg Youth Symphony Orchestra -- all in one night!
The SYSO hosts its first ever open rehearsal for advanced orchestra students, school orchestra and band directors, and private instructors. Participating students will be selected by recommendation from school and private teachers (space is limited).
DIY DVORÁK Timeline
January 14 - February 8
Student Recommendations and Teacher Participant Sign-Up
Orchestra Roster Announced
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm Rehearsal
8 pm Performance (free, open to the public)
Are you a student hoping to participate? Contact your private instructor or school teacher for a recommendation!
RECOMMEND A STUDENT
School and private teachers are invited to recommend students to participate.
Students will be recommended using the following criteria:
1) Likeliness to practice New World Symphony in advance
2) Anticipated level of preparedness to play full symphony at event
3) Anticipated performance level of symphony
4) Adaptability and responsiveness to rehearsal direction
5) Personal maturity
Although space is limited, instruments will be doubled to accommodate as many players as possible.
(Note: Schaumburg Youth Symphony Orchestra members will be participating and do not need a recommendation.)
RECOMMEND A STUDENT HERE
The guidance and leadership of experienced musicians participating in DIY Dvorák will help provide the foundation needed for a successful rehearsal/performance session.
If you are a school music teacher or private instructor, you are also invited to participate in DIY Dvorák, and can sign up using the same recommendation form.
(Deadline to submit: Friday, Feb. 8)
For more information, contact Orchestra Manager Rob Pileckis at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847-923-3607.