Rehearsal Schedule and Rehearsal Soloists

Rehearsal Schedule – Fall 2019

Mondays, 7:30 – 9:30pm at First Baptist Church, 461 King Street, Littleton, MA

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Regular rehearsals for members are every Monday (unless otherwise specified) until performance.
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Below outlines the Monday and Tuesday nights, and Saturday rehearsal schedule for the Fall/Winter Performances:

10/14/19:
Gjeilo: run
Haydn: Agnus Dei/Dona, Credo
Many Moods
Wilberg
Adams: 1st & 2nd movements
Beethoven: 763-endTuesday 10/15/19:
Adams: 3rd movement

Saturday 10/19/19:
Adams: all (requests)
Beethoven: all

10/21/19:
Haydn: Kyrie-Credo
Gjeilo: Prologue-Bridge
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus?
Adams & Beethoven tbd

Tuesday 10/22/19:
Adams tbd
Beethoven tbd

10/28/19:  tbd

CSO/Lowell University Collaboration Schedule (Adams, Beethoven):

11/4/19:  REHEARSAL in Somerville 

Where:
Arts at the Armory in Somerville (AKA Somerville Armory)
191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA

Parking on Street, buses must load/unload across the street
https://artsatthearmory.org/about/getting-here

When:
6:30 Choir Call (warm-up, placement)
7:00-9:00 Rehearsal with CSO

11/7/19:  REHEARSAL in Arlington
Where:
Arlington Town Hall Auditorium
730 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA
Parking on Street
https://www.arlingtonma.gov/services/event-facilities-for-rent/town-hall-auditorium

When:
6:30 Choir Call (warm-up, placement)
7:00-9:00 Rehearsal with CSO & soloists

Saturday Nov 9: Performance at Durgin Hall, UMass Lowell – 7PM (CHOIR CALL – 1:30pm)
Where:
Durgin Hall at UMass Lowell
35 Wilder St., Lowell, MA
Parking in lot adjacent to Durgin Hall or in lot at 94 Wilder St, Lowell
(parking is open on weekends)

When:
1:30 Choir Call
2:00-4:00 Rehearsal
7:00 Concert

Sunday Nov 10: Performance at Kresge Auditorium (MIT) – 4PM (CHOIR CALL – 2pm)
Where:
Kresge Auditorium at MIT
48 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
Parking on Street (meter parking on Mass. Ave or Vassar St.) or in nearby garages

When:
2:00 Call
4:00 Concert

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11/11/19:
Rep for January 26 program

November – December:  Regular rehearsals until tech week

No rehearsal Monday December 23 – ???
No rehearsal Monday December 30

Rehearsals resume January 6, 2020

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Extra Rehearsals (Adams and Beethoven):
Tuesday Night Rehearsals:  7:30 – 9:00 pm:
First Baptist Church (?):

9/24/19
10/15/19
10/22/19

Saturday Rehearsals (optional):  9:30 – 11:00 am:
9/21/19:   Location: Maria Dano-Graves (1 Laury Lane, Littleton)
9/28/19:   Location: Brenda Troup (21 Meadow Road, Bolton)
10/12/19:  Location:  TBD
10/19/19:  Location:  Maria Dano-Graves

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Haydn/Gjeilo:
Dress Rehearsals – with Orchestra (required attendance):
January 22 and 23:     7:00 – 10:00 pm at Littleton High School

Performance:
Sunday, January 26:     Call – TBD, 3:00 pm performance.
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Beethoven:
Dress Rehearsals – with Orchestra (required attendance):
April 15 and 16:     7:00 – 10:00 pm at Littleton High School

Performance:
April 18:     Call – TBD, 8:00 pm performance.
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Learning aids:

Adams, Haydn:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/di6w558273ritxr/AAC5dpncz1Jx5EnLT3TMQyOpa?dl=0

Practicing techniques:
Practice Techniques

General Musical Terminology:
Music terminology

Rehearsal soloists:

      • Sopranos: 
      • Altos:  
      • Tenors:  
      • Bass:   

Section Leaders:

      • Soprano 2:   Susan Shaine – susanbws@comcast.net
      • Soprano 1:   Susan Hill – susan.hill1622@gmail.com
      • Alto:              Kim Parker – kpalto71@gmail.com
      • Tenor:           Ernie Preisig – epreisig@gmail.com
      • Bass:            Doug Dalrymple – douglas.dalrymple@gmail.com

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Concert Attire

      • Concert dress – Women:  Long black pants or skirts, black socks or hose, black shoes, black long-sleeved top.
      • Concert dress – Men:  Black tuxedo or suit, black tie, white shirt, black socks and shoes.
      • All music must be covered in a Black folder

No perfume, aftershave, strong smelling deodorant, hair spray, etc.

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