Thames Valley Youth Symphony Schedule 2023-2024

UPDATE – Concert Day (May 5th) call time will now be 5:00pm, with concert beginning at 6:30pm

Sunday, April 14th

3:00-3:45 Arriaga and Haydn (no percussion)
4:00-4:45 Mahler (percussion involved)
5:00- 5:45 Tchaikovsky and cartoon soundtrack music of Buzzy-Wuzzy Busy Fly (percussion involved)

Sunday, April 21st

3:00-3:45 Arriaga and Haydn ( no percussion)
4:00-5:00 Mahler and Tchaikovsky
5:15-5:45 Buzzy-Wuzzy Busy Fly

Sunday, April 28th

3:00-3:45 Sectionals
4:00-5:45 TBA

Saturday, May 4th – DRESS

Concert order:
Arriaga
Tchaikovsky
Mahler
Haydn
Buzzy-Wuzzy Busy Fly

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Performance Tempi

Arriaga 
Introduction Adagio eight note =100
Allegro vivace quarter note=132
Mahler 
Beginning quarter note=72-76
rehearsal 6 quarter note=86
One measure before reh.7 big ritenuto. Three quarter notes rubato and third beat of reh. 7 quarter note =72
4 measures before reh.8 suddenly faster quarter note=90
Rehearsal 8 ritenuto for 2 measures. Third measure of reh. 8 quarter note=72
2 measures before Rehearsal 13- big rit.
Reh.13 quarter note=66
Reh 16 quarter note=82
Reh.17 till the end quarter note=66
Haydn 
In general an eight note=62

SCHEDULE 2024

**All Rehearsals listed below are from 3:00pm – 5:45pm unless listed otherwise.

January 21, 28
February 4, 11, 25
March 3, 10, 17, 24
*March 31 – NO REHEARSAL (EASTER)
*April 7 – NO REHEARSAL (SPRING BREAK)
April 14, 21, 28
*May 4 DRESS REHEARSAL (SATURDAY)
*May 5 CONCERT 5:30PM (students arrive at 4:00pm)

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