Rehearsal plan for 10/08/23 | MYS Symphony Orchestra

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Hi everybody! I missed seeing you on Sunday. I’m grateful to Mr. Castro and our sectional coaches for their work with you (I was away for my sister’s wedding). Below is our rehearsal plan for 10/08/23.

Recap: 10/01/23

  • Tutti work with Mr. Castro on Mussorgsky
  • Percussion work with Mr. Schlossman
  • String sectionals with string coaches (Dukas)
  • Winds, brass and percussion sectional with Mr. Castro (Dukas)

Rehearsal plan for 10/08/23


  • Reading session of YCP piece “Music for an Imaginary Cartoon.”
  • Mr. Schlossman with percussionists
  • Hard copies of the first draft of this piece will be distributed right before rehearsal. Please make sure to get there at 3:45pm!!


  • Sectionals!!! Focused on The Little Mermaid and Poor Unfortunate Souls
    • French horns
    • Trumpets + trombone
    • Percussion
    • Strings + woodwinds with me

NOTE: Please take an especially detailed look at rhythm in the “Under the Sea” portion of Little Mermaid.

Part Assignments

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Happy practicing and see you Sunday!

Dr. G. 

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