Bands

All-State is NEXT WEEK – Fri 2/15 & Sat 2/16.


Ticket prices go UP Sat, Feb 9th.
Purchase tickets now from Minnesota Orchestra box office!


ARRIVAL & CHECK-IN FEB 15th:

WHAT TO BRING:

  • BRING A FOLDING STAND for All-State rehearsals.
  • Your instrument and your music.
  • PERCUSSION Bring mallets, BRASS bring mutes and valve oil, WINDS bring extra reeds. IF APPLICABLE bring additional instruments (english horn, high or low clarinets, etc)
  • You are responsible for valuables (cell phone, tablet, wallet, purse).

FRIDAY MEAL/FOOD:

  • Box sandwich meals Fri late afternoon. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and dairy free options. All meals nut and shellfish free. If concerned about cross-contamination, bring your own food!

GET & READ FULL SCHEDULE HERE    Concert Band    Symphonic Band

FINAL LITERATURE LIST - FIND & PRACTICE MUSIC!

  • Concert Band: Firefly, Ryan George; Endurance, Timothy Mahr; When the Sun Comes After Rain, Matthew Emery; Paris Sketches, Martin Ellerby
  • Symphonic Band: Overture to Candide, Leonard Bernstein, transcribed by Clare Grundman; An American Elegy, Frank Ticheli; And The Grass Sings in the Meadows, Travis J. Cross
  • Need music/access to DropBox? Email adams@mmea.org

CONCERT DRESS –  CONCERT BLACK:

  • Top: Black button-up shirt or blouse. Tie optional  
  • Bottom: Dress pants or skirt (knee length or longer).  
  • Black dress allowed (knee length or longer).  
  • Black shoes.


ORCHESTRA HALL CONCERT:  

  • Concert 2pm at Orchestra Hall, Sat 2/16
  • Concert order is Orchestra, Concert Band, Symphonic Band.
  • Concert Band report at 2pm. Symphonic Band report at 2:20pm

Look forward to seeing you Friday the 15th!

 

LOCATIONS

Performance will take place at Orchestra Hall. Check-in and rehearsal locations will be nearby in downtown Minneapolis. Everything should be connected via skyway.

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