24 April 2017
20 April 2017
1. This Saturday, bring your $10 for the group picture. Checks to LBSS, or cash. Remember, we need ALL musicians to participate in this. Click here for the previous email with more information, including details about logistics for next Tuesday.2. The parent meeting for tour is directly after rehearsal, 11 to 11:30. Even if rehearsal runs long (see #3 below), the meeting will still start at 11:00. After coming down the entry hallway, just go right, down the west hallway. You'll find Debra Francis & the meeting down there.3. No sectionals this Saturday. Rehearsal also might run 30 minutes overtime as we prepare for our upcoming concert. Just a heads up so you can be prepared to stay if your schedule allows. Thanks!
15 April 2017
Natalie is the first place winner of the String Project & Ogden Youth Sympony
Concerto Competition.You can see her perform accompanied by the Ogden Youth Symphony on the String Project concert on
Monday, April 17, 2017.
About Natalie Nef
Natalie is an eighth grader at Orion Junior High. She has been playing the violin since she was 3 1/2 years old. Her first teacher was Eliza Bowcutt. She then studied under Amber Taylor and is currently under the tutelage of Peggy Wheelwright. Natalie has been a member of the Northern Utah Youth Symphony for 4 years and the International Children's Choir for 10 years. She also plays the piano competitively and the pipe organ. When she is not practicing music, you can find her on the soccer field with her competitive soccer team or in the swimming pool with her club.
She will be performing the first movement of the Violin Concerto in E minor by Felix Mendelssohn.
11 April 2017
NUYS - Youth Symphony
3:00 pm Arrive and begin set-up
4:00-5:30 pm (or earlier if possible) NUYS Rehearsal
5:50 pm NUYS photo call time (concert dress, with instruments, leave your bow in your case)
6:00 pm NUYS photo session (if we are outdoors, be sure to get your instrument warm again before we perform)
7:00 pm Concert
NUYCO - Chamber Orchestra
4:50 pm NUYCO photo call time (in concert dress, with instruments, leave your bow in your case)
5:00 pm NUYCO photo session
5:45-6:30 pm NUYCO Rehearsal
7:00 pm Concert
Please plan to bring a sack supper for yourself that day. Water is the only allowed drink.
Thanks again to the major sponsorship of PetsFirst! Wellness Center and the mini sponsorship of PR Instructional Design, our concert admission is free of charge. Also a big shout-out to the anonymous donor who sponsored the entire rental of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
See ya Saturday! Regular rehearsal, 8:30 to 11:00. :)
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21 March 2017
Dear Tour Participants
There has been a request for an "electronic payment plan" versus sending a check via mail. Below are the instructions. Educational Tours can help with any clarification or additional questions regarding payments.
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Just a reminder: There was a $100 deposit due March 1st. This payment is way past due...please catch up if you have not made this payment.
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