December 4, 2019
A few important updates/reminders below (as of Dec 3, 2019):
We are currently working towards two special performances: The Grotto on December 20 and an Oregon Symphony Prelude on January 5th.
Here's an overview of our next few rehearsals and performances:
Saturday, December 7th
- rehearsal (regular time at Roseway)
Saturday, December 14th
November 22, 2019
Saturdays at Roseway Heights Middle School from 1:10pm to 2:50pm
(No rehearsal on: Sep 7, Nov 30, Dec 21, Dec 28, March 21, March 28)
Concerts and additional rehearsals
PLEASE ADD ALL THE DATES AND TIMES BELOW TO YOUR CALENDARS!!!
MYSfits at The Grotto
Friday, December 20
Call Time - 5:00pm
September 18, 2019
Please grab your Golijov part and spend 15 minutes watching this video. It will answer many of your questions.
We'll discuss on Saturday, and if there are any questions remaining, we will schedule a Skype call with the "criers."
We'll begin work on Tchaikovsky this Saturday as well.
September 4, 2019
(No rehearsal on: Sep 7, Nov 30, Dec 21, Dec 28, Jan 4, March 21, March 28)
with A Far Cry
Friday, Nov 15 - 7:00pm-9:30pm - Rehearsal with A Far Cry @ MYS Office
Saturday, Nov 16 - 1:10pm-3:00pm - Rehearsal with A Far Cry @ Roseway
May 10, 2019
Below is our itinerary and rehearsal plans for this weekend, with special guests from A Far Cry.
Friday, May 10 (tomorrow!) - 7:00pm-9:00pm
@MYS Office (4800 SW Macadam Ave)
7:00pm: Mozart, Symphony No. 29, short break, then:
8:30pm: Rosauro, Marimba Concerto (no soloist)
Saturday, May 11 - 1:10pm-3:00pm
@Roseway Heights MS
1:10pm: Haydn, Cello Concerto (with soloist)
1:40pm: Vaughn Williams, O...
April 18, 2019
As you learned last Saturday, Lyndon Lawless will guest conduct our next rehearsal on April 20.
Please read about Mr. Lawless here. We're lucky to have him come in as a guest.
The rehearsal will focus entirely on the Mozart symphony, in the following order:
Mov 3 (first section)
Mov 1 (exposition)
I will be in and out of this rehearsal, as I want to visit other MYS groups, but I also...
March 13, 2019
Congrats on your concert with Joe Kye. That was SUPER fun!
Now, we dive right into new repertoire as we prepare for our May concert with members of A Far Cry. Here's the program:
Vaughn Williams: Oboe Concerto, Mov 1
(Soloist: Ben Price)
Strings only accompaniment
Haydn: Concerto No. 1, Mov 1 (with cuts in tutti)
(Soloist: Ryan Babe)
Strings, 2 oboes, 2 horns
Mozart: Symphony No.29, K.201 (18...
March 8, 2019
(current as of March 8, 2019)
Please add all dates and times to your calendar. The dates below are in addition to our regular rehearsals at Roseway on Saturdays from 1:10pm to 2:40pm.
March 10 – Interconnected Concert – Featuring Joe Kye (local singer-songwriter & jazz violinist)
Call time at Mission Theatre: 12:30pm
Performance start time: 4:00pm
Friday, April 5 - MYS Gala (1st movement from Holbe...
January 31, 2019
Joe Kye this Saturday!!!
Lessons from Monday Musical Club
The wonderful Joe Kye will finally join us this Saturday!
He will bring some of the music we'll play with him on March 10, plus he'll bring other fun musical games and activities.
In the meantime, keep practicing Grieg!
Thank you to all of you who played at the Monday Musical Club event. This organization is an important...
December 13, 2018
I hope rehearsals with Dr. Cotik for The Grotto concert are going well! Katie and Chris will have final information and materials for you this Saturday.
I'm writing to share information about our Winter program (March 10, 2019 concert).
This concert will be a collaboration with local jazz violinist/looper/singer-songwriter Joe Kye.
I first heard Joe when he performed an original song accompanied by his own looping vio...
I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!
ruby lou smith