Hello Parents and Musicians!
This is Julie Gardner, Managing Director, 435.723.8262, LincolnYouthSymphony@gmail.com or GJulieKay@juno.com. Access past LYS Saturday Reports, fundraising information, calendar, membership, etc., by clicking "weekly rehearsal report" on the Lincoln Youth Symphony website: http://LincolnYouthSymphony.googlepages.com
Remember to email me about attendance. This means a missed rehearsal, or if you will be leaving early or coming late, and please be choosy about what constitutes a "good reason to miss."
For the most part, everyone has been fantastic about letting me know!
Commitment makes this orchestra thrive! Block out Saturdays for the year. Tell people you are already booked.
Thanks to all who keep us going. 2007 has been a great year!
Please add LincolnYouthSymphony@gmail.com to your safe sender's list. My emails may be coming from that address from now on.
(And remember us if you are looking for a tax-deductible place for your money to land before the end of the year!)
Gala Fundraiser Date Change: February 8th, 2008
Our Fundraiser Gala and Silent Auction has been moved one day earlier: It will be Friday, February 8th, 2008. Please block this out on your calendar. We expect this to be the major fundraiser for the year, and we know we can bring in much more than the measly $300 we made at the car wash last year.
Every musician will be expected to sell tickets, and also help out or participate in some way, either with the entertainment or other work. Prepare for a great opportunity to perform for an audience before solo & ensemble contest. Gear up for a fun party!
If you have ideas or questions or wish to be involved in a large or small way, please contact me or board member Tamera Terry firstname.lastname@example.org .
Our Last Rehearsal: Saturday, December 15th, 2007
We will be choosing from these for our trip to Abravanel Hall on March 10th. We will also be playing some of these at the final concert, which will most likely be on April 19th.
Don't forget, we are still trying to fill seats in the brass section -- horns, another trumpet, a tuba or bass trombone. Let's expand our ability to play fabulous music by filling all our seats!
Our Next Rehearsal: January 5th, 2008
Our Concerto Auditions will be right after rehearsal that day. Students who I know of that are auditioning are: Rhiannon, Jana, Candace, Nathan S, and Hope. If there is anyone else (Eddy?) please contact me immediately. Otherwise, I will only send the detailed audition information to those five students.
But the point is: We are now ready for the music inventory. We can't use it if we don't know what's there! We need willing helpers, and if someone has a propane heater, my garage is frigid!
Pencil in January 19th for an inventory party. There is no rehearsal that Saturday. Plan to bring a laptop computer if you have one. RSVP so I know how many people will be here.