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REhersal National Music Festival Chestertown MD

Rehearsals are always free and open to the public, unless noted otherwise. Use the tabs below to explore the rehearsal schedule for each day. Please note that copious schedule changes are inevitable! During the Festival, check back each morning to be sure you have the most updated schedule for the day. (Schedule changes will appear in purple and underlined.)

Families with children of any age are welcome at rehearsals (we do ask that children be at least five years old to attend concerts).

Daily Rehearsal Schedules (2015 Season V)

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Saturday, May 30th

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6:00pm
ORIENTATION, Decker Theatre
For NMF Musicians only

7:15pm
BRASS REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
Monteverdi, Toccata from L’Orféo 
Britten, Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury
Dukas, Fanfare pour précéder La Péri

7:15pm REHEARSAL
Percussion Ensemble, Gibson Drama Rehearsal Room

8:00pm [Or after Brass Rehearsal]
Horn Concerto Competition, Britten, Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, Decker Theatre

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Sunday, May 31st

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7:30-8:45am
PIANO TUNING, Decker Theatre

9:00am-noon
DRESS REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
Festival Chamber Players
Britten, Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury
Villa-Lobos, From Ciclo Brasileiro, Impressões Seresteiras & Festa no Sertão
Brahms, Sonata for Violoncello and Piano No. 2 in F, opus 99
Cangelosi, Theatric No. 1, Hiding in Plain Sight
Cage, Living Room Music

9:00am-noon REHEARSAL
Shostakovich, Quintet, Garfield Center 

9:00-10:30am REHEARSAL
Piazzolla, Histoire du Tango, Massoni Gallery

9:00-10:15am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Bach, Handel, Grieg, Ives

10:30am-noon
Festival String Orchestra REHEARSAL, Hotchkiss Recital Hall 
Beethoven, String Quartet No. 11, “Serioso,” arranged by Gustav Mahler
Joly Braga, Santos Concerto in D for String Orchestra

10:30-noon REHEARSAL
Britten, Songs from the Chinese, Massoni Gallery

10:30-noon REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Sectionals; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

12:30-2:00pm
PIANO TUNING, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

1:30-3:00pm SEMINAR
Mana Saxophonist Michael Hernandez,
Teaching the Beginning Saxophonist, Bookplate

2:00-4:00pm
VOICE RECITAL REHEARSAL, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

2:00-5:00pm
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
 2:00pm Gottschalk, Symphony No. 2, “À Montevideo”
 2:40pm Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
 3:40pm Gottschalk, “A Night in the Tropics”
 4:25pm Hummel, Concerto for Trumpet in E-flat

3:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

4:00-5:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Bach, Greig, Ives, Beethoven, Kalinnikov

4:00-5:30pm
FIDDLESTICKS!/YOUTH CHOIR REHEARSAL, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

5:00-6:30pm
PIANO TUNING, Decker Theatre

6:00pm  
CONCERT [Free], Hotchkiss Recital Hall
Fiddlesticks Orchestra and Youth Chorale

6:45pm
CONCERT [Free], Martha Washington Square
Festival Brass: Opening Fanfare
Monteverdi, Toccata from L’Orféo, arranged by Richard Rosenberg
Britten, Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury  
Dukas, Fanfare pour précéder La péri  

7:30pm
CONCERT, Decker Theatre
Festival Chamber Players
Britten, Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury, 
Villa-Lobos, From Ciclo Brasileiro,  Impressões Seresteiras & Festa no Sertão
Cangelosi, Theatric No. 1, Hiding in Plain Sight 
Cage, Living Room Music 
Brahms, Sonata for Violoncello and Piano No. 2 in F, opus 99 

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Monday, June 1st

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Last Modified: May 31, 2015 at 6:10 pm

9:00-noon
REHEARSALS
Schubert, Octet, Custom House
Schumann, Quintet, Garfield Center                   
Shostakovich, Quintet, Hotchkiss Recital Hall  
Swing Night, Decker Theatre

9:00-10:15am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Bach, Ives, Beethoven, Greig

10:00-11:00am
Family Concert, Tawes Theatre

10:30-noon REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Quartet, Bookplate

10:30-noon REHEARSAL
Percussion Ensemble, Gibson Drama Room

1:00-2:00pm
PIANO TUNING, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

1:30-3:00pm MASTERCLASS
Mana Saxophonist Thomas Giles, Bookplate

2:00-5:00pm REHEARSALS
Swing Night, Decker Theatre
Piano Chamber Music, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
Potpourri, Various venues

REHEARSALS
2:00-2:45pm Haydn, Cassation in C major, Massoni Gallery
2:45-3:20pm Britten, Songs from the Chinese, opus 58, Massoni Gallery
3:40-4:20pm Piazzolla, Histoire du Tango, Massoni Gallery
4:20-5:00pm Mehmari, Pout Pourri, Massoni Gallery

3:00-5:00pm REHEARSAL
Family Concert, Gibson Room 206

3:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

4:00-5:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Bach, Kalinnikov, Greig, Beethoven

5:30pm
MEET & GREET [Free], K & L Services
A Community “Potluck” for NMF Musicians & Audience

7:30pm
CONCERT and MASTER CLASS, Decker Theatre
Jon Whitaker and Richard Rosenberg with Apprentices & Orchestra
On Taking Auditions
Including
Beethoven, Symphony No. 5
Mozart, Overture to “The Magic Flute”
Stravinsky, “The Soldier’s Tale”

7:30pm
CONCERT [Free], Betterton, MD, Betterton Community Center
The Mana Saxophone Quartet

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Tuesday, June 2nd

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9:00-noon,  REHEARSAL
Shostakovich, Quintet, Garfield Center

9:00-10:00am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Bach, Ives, Greig, Beethoven

9:30-noon    REHEARSAL
Works for percussion, Tawes Theatre

9:30am-noon
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Soloists, Decker Theatre
     9:30am, Brahms, Requiem
     11:05am, Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn

10:15-noon REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

12:00-2:00pm
BASS Sectional, Gibson Drama Room

1:30-3:00pm MASTERCLASS
Mana Saxophonist Diane Hunger, Bookplate

2:00-4:30pm
STRING ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL,  Chestertown Baptist Church
Britten, Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings
Beethoven, String Quartet No. 11, “Serioso,” arranged by Gustav Mahler

2:00-5:00pm, DRESS REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
Festival Chamber Players
Davidovsky, Synchronism No. 10 
Haydn, Cassation in C, H. III: 6 
Britten, Songs from the Chinese, opus 58  
Piazzolla, Histoire du Tango 
Mehmari, Pout Pourri

2:00-5:00pm, REHEARSALS
Brahms, Liebeslieder Waltzes, Hotchkiss Recital Hall      
Schubert, Octet, Kent County Public Library (Yellow Building)
Schumann, Piano Quintet, Garfield Center                     
Swing Night, Tawes Theater
     – Bernstein and Raymond Scott pieces only –

REHEARSALS
2:00-4:00pm, Barber, Dover Beach, Gibson 206
2:00-3:20pm, Ravel, Sonatine and Trio, Robert Ortiz Studios
3:40-5:00pm, Lizotte Raga, Robert Ortiz Studios
2:00-6:00, Viola Lessons [Sparr], Gibson 216

3:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

4:00-5:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Kalinnikov, Matita

5:00-6:30pm
PIANO TUNING, Decker Theatre

7:30pm
CONCERT, Decker Theatre
Festival Chamber Players
Haydn, Cassation in C, H. III: 6
Britten, Songs from the Chinese, opus 58
Piazzolla, Histoire du Tango
Davidovsky, Synchronism No. 10
Mehmari, Pout Pourri

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Wednesday, June 3rd

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9:00am-noon
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
     9:00am, Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
     10:00am, Gottschalk “A Night in the Tropics”
     11:10am, Gottschalk Symphony No. 2, “À Montevideo”

9:00-10:15am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Bach, Beethoven, Greig, Ives

8:30-9:45am
PIANO TUNING, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

10:00am-noon
VOICE RECITAL REHEARSAL, Emmanuel Church (Choir Room)

10:30am-noon
REHEARSALS
Piano-Mania! Hotchkiss Recital Hall
Potpourri, Various venues

10:30-noon REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

12:30-1:30pm
SEMINAR, Gibson Center Green Room
Margie Elsberg, Interacting With Your Audience
(Bring your lunch)

12:30-1:30pm REHEARSAL
Bernard Dectet, Gibson Room 206

1:00-2:30 MOCK AUDITION
Trumpets, Tawes Theatre

1:30-3:00pm SEMINAR
Mana Saxophonist  Michael Mortarotti, Bookplate
Becoming In Tune WIth Your Body – Exploring our Physical Relationship to the Saxophone

1:30-3:30 LESSONS
Oboe Studio, Gibson Room 206

REHEARSALS
2:00-3:00pm Greer, Duet for Horn and Trombone, Historic Firehouse
2:00-3:20pm Ford, Head Talk, Drama Rehearsal Room
2:00-3:20pm Brahms Songs, Op. 91, Heron Point, Wesley Hall
2:00-4:00pm Beethoven Sonata No. 10, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
3:20-5:00pm Zivkovic, Trio per Uno, Drama Rehearsal Room
2:00-5:00pm Shostakovich, Quintet, Decker Theatre                 
3:20-5:00pm Barber, Dover Beach, Heron Point, Wesley Hall 
2:00-3:20pm Ravel, Sonatine and Trio for Harp, Flute & Viola, Custom House
3:40-5:00pm Lizotte, Raga, Custom House

3:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

3:30-6:30pm
DRESS REHEARSAL, Festival Swing Night, Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company

6:00pm
CONCERT, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michael’s
Mana Saxophone Quartet

7:30pm
CONCERT, Festival Swing Night, Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company

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Thursday, June 4th

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7:30-8:45am
PIANO TUNING, Decker Theatre

9:00am-noon, ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Soloists, Decker Theatre
     9:00am, Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn
     10:00am, Brahms, Requiem

9:00-10:15am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Handel, Ives, Matita

9:30am-noon
REHEARSALS
Piano-Mania! Hotchkiss Recital Hall
Potpourri, Various venues

10:30-noon REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

1:00-2:00 REHEARSAL
Plog, Animal Ditties

1:30-3:00pm MASTERCLASS
Mana Saxophonist Michael Mortarotti, Bookplate

2:00-4:30pm,  STRING ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Chestertown Baptist Church
Santos, Concerto in D for String Orchestra
Britten, Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings
Beethoven, String Quartet No. 11, “Serioso,” arranged by Gustav Mahler

2:00-6:00pm
DRESS REHEARSAL, Festival Chamber Players, Decker Theatre
Greer, Battaglia di Romani e Belgi Antigui
Shostakovich, Quintet in g for Piano and String Quartet, opus 57
Brahms, Gestillte Sehnsucht & Geistliches Wiegenlied, opus 91, Nos.1 & 2
Barber, Dover Beach, opus 3
Ford, Head Talk (setup at 4:30- start at 5:00)
Zivkovic, Trio per Uno

REHEARSALS       
2:00-4:00 Bernard, Dectet, Gibson Room 206
3:30-5:00pm,
Dymiotis, Soldier’s Blues, Drama Rehearsal Room
2:00-5:00pm, Piano-Mania! Emmanuel Church (Choir Room, Church or both – at mentor’s discretion)
2:00-5:00pm, Potpourri, Various venues
2:00-5:00pm, Schubert, Octet, Tawes Theatre
2:00-5:00pm, Schumann, Piano Quintet, Hotchkiss
2:00-3:45pm, Ravel, Sonatine and Trio for Harp, Flute & Viola, Washington College Classroom (Harp Room)
3:00-5:00pm, Poulenc, Sonata for Violin & Piano, Heron Point (Wesley Hall)
3:45-5:00pm, Lizotte, Raga, Washington College Classroom (Harp Room)

2:00-5:00pm, VOICE RECITAL REHEARSAL, Heron Point, Wesley Hall 

3:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

4:00-5:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Handel, Bach, Ives, Kalinnikov

5:30?-7:00pm [at conclusion of Dress Rehearsal]
PIANO TUNING, Decker Theatre

6:30-7:30pm REHEARSAL
Horn Sectional, Gibson Drama Room

7:30pm
CONCERT, Decker Theatre
Festival Chamber Players
Ford, Head Talk 
Zivkovic, Trio per Uno    
Greer, Battaglia di Romani e Belgi Antigui 
Brahms, Gestillte Sehnsucht & Geistliches Wiegenlied, opus 91, Nos.1 & 2
Barber, Dover Beach, opus 3 
Shostakovich, Quintet in g for Piano and String Quartet, opus 57

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Friday, June 5th

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9:00-11:30am, DRESS REHEARSAL, Chestertown Baptist Church
Festival String Orchestra
Britten, Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings
Santos, Concerto in D for String Orchestra
Beethoven, String Quartet No. 11, “Serioso,” arranged by Gustav Mahler

9:00-10:15am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate

REHEARSALS
9:30-10:30am Lizotte, Raga, Peoples Bank
9:30-noon Piano-Mania! Various venues
9:30-noon Festival Chamber Players Potpourri, Various venues
9:30-noon Schumann, Piano Quintet, Decker Theatre                         
9:30-noon Schubert, Octet, Tawes Theatre
9:30-12:30pm Dymiotis, Soldier’s Blues, Drama Rehearsal Room

REHEARSALS
10:00am-noon Brahms, Liebeslieder Waltzes, Emmanuel Church
10:00-am-noon, Oboe lessons, Gibson Room 206           
10:00-noon Poulenc, Sonata for Violin & Piano, Hotchkiss Recital Hall       
10:30-noon Ravel, Sonatine and Trio for Harp, Flute & Viola, Peoples Bank

10:30-noon REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

1:30-3:00pm SEMINAR
Mana Saxophonist Diane Hunger, Bookplate
Sigurd M. Rascher and Lars-Erik Larsson – a Special Friendship

12:00-2:00pm REHEARSAL
Brahms/Beethoven Sonatas, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

2:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
Harp Ensemble, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

1:30-4:30pm (not a change, only an alert)
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
     1:30pm Gottschalk, “A Night in the Tropics”
     2:40pm Gottschalk, Symphony No. 2, “À Montevideo”
     3:45pm Hummel, Concerto for Trumpet in E-flat

3:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, Village House

4:00-5:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Matita, Kalinnikov

5:00-6:00pm REHEARSAL
Turina, Oracion del Torero, Gibson Drama Room CANCELLED

6:00-7:00pm REHEARSAL
Bernard, Dectet, Gibson Room 206

5:00-8:30pm, Combined Choruses REHEARSAL, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
Brahms, Requiem

5:00-6:30pm
PIANO TUNING, Decker Theatre

6:00pm
CONCERT, K & L Services
Improvisatory Play-Off  [Free]

6:30pm
PRE-CONCERT TALK, Chestertown Baptist Church

6:30-8p
Decker Theatre, Usher Training

7:30pm
CONCERT, Chestertown Baptist Church
Festival String Orchestra
Two Movements from Beethoven, String Quartet No. 11 in f, opus 95, “Serioso,”
         arranged by Gustav Mahler
Britten, Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings
Joly Braga Santos, Concerto in D for String Orchestra

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Saturday, June 6th

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9:00am
CONCERT [Free], Fountain Park
Chestertown Farmers’ Market Music

9:30am-noon Combined Choruses REHEARSAL, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
Brahms, Requiem

9:30am-noon, ORCHESTRA DRESS REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
Gottschalk, Symphony No. 2, “À Montevideo”
Gottschalk, “A Night in the Tropics”
Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Hummel, Concerto for Trumpet in E-flat

10:30-noon MASTERCLASS
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensemble Coaching, Bookplate

1:30-3:00pm MASTERCLASS
Mana Saxophonist Michael Hernandez, Bookplate

1:00-2:00pm LESSON
Violin lesson [Matheas], Gibson Room 216

2:00-4:00 REHEARSAL
Beethoven/Brahms Violin Sonatas, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

2:00-5:00pm, ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Choruses & Soloists, Decker Theatre
Brahms, Requiem

3:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, Village House

3:00-5:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Emmanuel Church
Bach, Kalinnikov, Ives

5:00-6:30pm
PIANO TUNING, Decker Theatre

5:30pm
CONCERT [Free; donation of school supplies requested], Garnett Elementary School
One Big Happy Family Concert
A special concert for the whole family 

5:30-6:00pm PRE-CONCERT SETUP
Tawes Theatre

6:30pm
PRE-CONCERT TALK, Tawes Theatre
Included with concert ticket

7:30pm
CONCERT, Decker Theatre
Festival Symphony Orchestra
Gottschalk, Symphony No. 2, “À Montevideo”
Hummel, Concerto for Trumpet in E-flat
Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Gottschalk, “A Night in the Tropics”

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Sunday, June 7th

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7:00-9:00am
PIANO TUNING, Decker Theatre

9:00am-11:00am
REHEARSALS
Potpourri, Various venues
Beethoven/Brahms Violin Sonatas, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
Piano-Mania! Decker Theatre

9:30-10:30am REHEARSAL
Turina, Oracion del Torero, Gibson Drama Room

9:00-10:15am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Bach, Kalinnikov, Ives

11:00-noon REHEARSAL
Horn Dectet, Tawes Theatre

Noon-1:00pm REHEARSAL
Plog, Animal Ditties, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

10:30-noon SEMINAR
Mana Saxophonist Thomas Giles, Bookplate
History of Adolphe Sax and the Saxophone

11:00-Noon
VIOLA Lessons [Sparr], Gibson 216

1:30-4:30pm
ORCHESTRA DRESS REHEARSAL, Choirs & Soloists, Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company
Brahms, Requiem
Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn (soloists marking only)

2:00pm
CONCERT [Free], Emmanuel Church
Mana Saxophone Quartet Workshop Concert

3:30pm
CONCERT [Free], Emmanuel Church
Harp Ensemble Recital

6:30pm
PRE-CONCERT TALK, Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company
Included with concert ticket

7:30pm
CONCERT, Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company
Festival Symphony Orchestra, Chester River Chorale, Frederick Chorale,
          Singing City & soloists
Brahms, Requiem
Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn

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Monday, June 8th

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 There will be a pool party in the afternoon for NMF musicians.

8:30-10:00am
Piano Tuning, Decker Theatre

10:00am-1:00pm
DRESS REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
Piano-Mania!

 11:00-1:00pm, DRESS REHEARSAL, Bookplate
Mana Saxophone Quartet

2:00-4:00 
Piano Tuning, Decker Theatre

2:00-4pm REHEARSAL
Brahms/Beethoven Sonatas, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

4:00-6:00pm 
Piano Tuning, Hotchkiss Theatre

5:30pm, CONCERT [Free], The People’s Bank, Chestertown
Mana Saxophone Quartet

7:30pm
CONCERT, Decker Theatre
Piano Mentor Michael Gurt with Apprentices
Piano-Mania!

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Tuesday, June 9th

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7:30-8:30am
Piano tuning, Decker Theatre

9:00am-noon, ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL & Soloist, Decker Theatre
Mahler, Symphony No. 3

9:00am-noon
REHEARSALS
Brahms, Liebeslider Walzer, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
Potpourri, Various venues

9:00-10:15am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Handel, Matita

10:30-noon REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

12:00-2:00pm REHEARSAL
Brahms/Beethoven Sonatas, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

1:30-3:00pm SEMINAR
Mana Saxophonist Michael Mortarotti
Arts and Crafts time: Making Reeds Work for You

2:00-4:30pm
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
     2:00pm, Schumann, Symphony No. 4 in d, arranged by Gustav Mahler
     3:00pm, Korkmaz, Shades–And
     4:00pm, J. S. Bach, Concerto for Two Violins in d, B.W.V. 1043

2:00-5:00pm
DRESS REHEARSAL, St. Paul’s Parish, Kent (Single ticket holders)
Festival Chamber Players
Brahms, Liebeslieder Walzer, opus 52   
Schumann, Quintet for Piano and String Quartet in E-flat, opus 44 
Plog, Animal Ditties
Poulenc, Sonata for Violin and Piano, FP. 119 
  – Not Concert Order – Note Rehearsal Order Change!

2:00-5:00pm
DRESS REHEARSAL, Christ United Methodist Church (Pass-holders)
Festival Chamber Players
Schubert, Octet in F, D. 803 
Ravel, Sonatine en Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp, arranged by Carlos Salzedo 
Lizotte, Raga for Two Harps, opus 41  
Dymiotis, The Soldier’s Blues –Will start no earlier than 4:45pm to accommodate personnel issues, will and go past 5pm if necessary.

3:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building

4:00-5:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Tredici, Matita

4:30-6:00pm REHEARSAL
Bernard Dectet, Gibson Drama Room

7:30pm
CONCERT, 7:30pm, St. Paul’s Parish, Kent (Single ticket holders)
Festival Chamber Players
Brahms, Liebeslieder Walzer, opus 52
Poulenc, Sonata for Violin and Piano, FP. 119
Plog, Animal Ditties
Schumann, Quintet for Piano and String Quartet in E-flat, opus 44

7:30pm
CONCERT, Christ United Methodist Church (Pass-holders)
Festival Chamber Players
Ravel, Sonatine en Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp, arranged by Carlos Salzedo
Dymiotis, The Soldier’s Blues
Lizotte, Raga for Two Harps, opus 41
Schubert, Octet in F, D. 803

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Wednesday, June 10th

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9:00am-noon, ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
Mahler, Symphony No. 3, I

9:00am-noon
REHEARSALS
Potpourri, Various venues

Voice Recital, Hotchkiss Recital Hall – CANCELLED

9:00am-10:15am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate
Handel, Tredici

10:30am-noon REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

12:30-1:30pm
SEMINAR, Gibson Center Green Room
Thomas Parchman, The Entrepreneurial Mindset
(Bring your lunch)

12:30-1:30 PERFORMANCE
Special Chamber Music Concert, Emmanuel Church

1:30-3:00pm SEMINAR
Mana Saxophonist Michael Hernandez, Bookplate
Succeeding as an Artist today

2:00-4:30pm, 
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
     2:00pm, Schumann, Symphony No. 4 in d, arranged by Gustav Mahler
     3:50pm, J. S. Bach, Concerto for Two Violins in d, B.W.V. 1043

2:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
 Turina, Oracion del Torero, Gibson Drama Room

2:00-4:30pm
VOICE RECITAL REHEARSAL, Heron Point, Wesley Hall

2:00-5:00pm
Viola Lessons, Gibson Room 216

3:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, Village House

4:00-5:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate

5:00-8:00pm
Technical work in Decker Theatre

7:30pm
CONCERT, Presbyterian Church of Chestertown (Pass-holders)
Festival Chamber Players
Brahms, Liebeslieder Walzer, opus 52
Poulenc, Sonata for Violin and Piano, FP. 119
Plog, Animal Ditties
Schumann, Quintet for Piano and String Quartet in E-flat, opus 44

7:30pm
CONCERT, St. Paul’s Parish, Centreville (Single ticket-holders)
Festival Chamber Players
Ravel, Sonatine en Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp, arranged by Carlos Salzedo
Dymiotis, The Soldier’s Blues
Lizotte, Raga for Two Harps, opus 41
Schubert, Octet in F, D. 803

~ After-concert reception for Festival Pass-holders ~

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Thursday, June 11th

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9:00am-noon
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
Mahler, Symphony No. 3, II, III, VI

9:00am-noon
VOICE RECITAL REHEARSAL, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

9:00-10:15am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate

10:30am-noon REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, GAR Building, Village House

12:30-1:30pm
SEMINAR, Gibson Center Green Room
Sebastian Lee, TBA
(Bring your lunch)


1:30-3:00pm SEMINAR
Mana Saxophonist Thomas Giles, Bookplate
The Secret to Memorization

2:00-5:00pm
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
     2:00pm, Schumann, Symphony No. 4 in d, arranged by Gustav Mahler
     3:40pm, Korkmaz, Shades–And

1:00-2:00
Violin Lessons [Mathaes] Gibson 216

2:00-3:00
Flute lesson, Gibson 208

2:00-5:00pm
Viola Lessons, Gibson 216

3:00-4:00pm REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute Chamber Ensembles; Bookplate, Historic Firehouse, Village House

3:00-5:00pm
PIANO TUNING, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

5:30-6:30 REHEARSAL
Turina, La Oracion del Torero, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

7:30pm
CONCERT, Chestertown Baptist Church
Festival Chamber Players Potpourri
A delightful assortment of our favorite chamber music

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Friday, June 12th

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10:00-11:00AM
Recording Session Set-up, Tawes Theatre

9:00AM-noon
ORCHESTRA DRESS REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
Korkmaz, Shades–And
J. S. Bach, Concerto for Two Violins in d, B.W.V. 1043
Schumann, Symphony No. 4 in d, arranged by Gustav Mahler

9:00am-noon
VOICE RECITAL REHEARSAL, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

9:00-10:15am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate

10:00-noon
Viola Lessons, Gibson Room 216

11:00-1:00pm RECORDING SESSION
Dymiotis, The Soldier’s Blues, Tawes Theatre – CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

10:30am-noon MASTERCLASS
Mana Saxophone Quartet
Michael Hernandez – Bookplate
Michael Mortarotti – Historic Firehouse
Diane Hunger – Village House
Thomas Giles – GAR Building

12:15-1:45pm MOCK AUDITION
Bass Section, Gibson Drama Room

12:30-1:30pm
Technical Work, Decker Theatre

12:00-1:30pm REHEARSAL
Brahms Trio, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

1:00-2:00
Violin Lessons [Mathaes] Gibson 216

1:30-3:00pm MASTERCLASS
Mana Saxophone Quartet, Bookplate
Chamber Music Masterclass

2:00-3:30pm,ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL & Soloist, Decker Theatre
Mahler, Symphony No. 3, VI, IV

2:30-3:30 CHORAL WARM-UP
Mahler, Hotchkiss Recital Hall

3:30-4:30pm ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL, Choruses & Soloist, Decker Theatre
Mahler, Symphony No. 3, V

4:00pm, CONCERT, Adkins Arboretum
Mana Saxophone Quartet (free)

4:35-6:00pm, REHEARSAL
Combined Women & Children Choruses, Soloist, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
Mahler, Symphony No. 3, V, VI

5:00pm, CONCERT, Emmanuel Church
Chamber Music Recital (free)

5:30-6:00pm PRE-CONCERT SETUP
Tawes Theatre

6:30PM
PRE-CONCERT TALK, Tawes Theatre
Included with concert tickets

7:30pm
CONCERT, Decker Theatre
Festival Symphony Orchestra
Korkmaz, Shades–And
J. S. Bach, Concerto for Two Violins in d, B.W.V. 1043
Schumann, Symphony No. 4 in d, arranged by Gustav Mahler

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Saturday, June 13th

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8:00-9:30am
Technical Work, Decker Theatre

9:00am
CONCERT [Free], Fountain Park
Chestertown Farmers’ Market Music

9:00-10am
Cello Seminar, Gibson Drama Room

9:00-11:00am REHEARSAL
Mana Saxophone Institute, Bookplate

10:00am-1:oopm
ORCHESTRA DRESS REHEARSAL, Decker Theatre
10:00am-1:00pm Festival Symphony Orchestra, Dress Rehearsal Decker Theatre
      [Choruses should plan to ready to go onstage at 11:00am]
Mahler, Symphony No. 3

10:30 CHORAL WARM UP
Mahler Choruses, Hotchkiss Recital Theatre [join the orchestra in Decker at 11am]

1:00-3:00pm
Technical Work, Decker Theatre

1:30pm
CONCERT [free], The Mainstay
Voice Recital
Voice Mentor Dustin Peterson and Apprentices

3:00-4:00
Flute lesson, Gibson 208

3:00-5:00pm
Viola Lessons, Gibson Room 216

3:30pm
CONCERT [free], The Mainstay
Mana Saxophone Orchestra Concert

5:30-6:00pm PRE-CONCERT SETUP
Tawes Theatre

6:30pm
PRE-CONCERT TALK, Tawes Theatre
Included with concert ticket

7:30pm
CONCERT, Decker Theatre
Festival Symphony Orchestra, Chester River Youth Choir, Singing City, Chester River Chorale & Soloist
Mahler, Symphony No. 3 in D

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Sunday, June 14th

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1:00pm SOUND CHECK
Festival Orchestra, Combined Choirs, Soloists,
       Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA
Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Brahms, Requiem 

3:00pm, CONCERT
Festival Orchestra, Combined Choirs, Soloists,
       Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA
Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Brahms, Requiem (Sing-In)

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