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CYSO Open House

February 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

Join us at the Fine Arts Building to experience a day of CYSO rehearsals and learn what it’s like to be part of the CYSO family! The all day drop-in event will feature open rehearsals, presentations, and a chance to learn more about being a CYSO student.

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Featured Activities

Sit-In with Debut Orchestra | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Registration for sectionals has now closed. See open rehearsals listed below.)
Variations on a Theme by Haydn
 – Sectionals: Brass, woodwinds, violin 1 and low strings, 10:00 am – 10:45 am
– Break 10:45 am – 10:55 am
– Rehearsal sit-in 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sit-In with Preparatory Strings | 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Registration for sectionals has now closed. See open rehearsals listed below.)
Russian Polka by Elena Roussanova Lucas
 – Sectionals 10:30 am – 11:15 am
– Break 11:15 am – 11:25 aM
– Rehearsal sit-in 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Sit-In with Concert Orchestra | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM (Registration for sectionals has now closed. See open rehearsals listed below.)
Firebird Suite, Mvt V Berceuse and Mvt. VI Finale by Stravinsky
 – Sectionals 11:30 am – 12:15 pm 
– Break 12:15 pm – 12:25 pm
– Rehearsal sit-in 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

“What is CYSO?” Presentation | 9:30 am – 10:00 am and 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
 – Join CYSO Director of Operations, Brian Baxter, for an overview of CYSO organization and orchestras

Steelpan 101 | 12:00pm – 12:45 pm
 – Learn about the history and making of steelpan (also called the steel drum), followed by an introduction to playing this fascinating instrument.


Open Rehearsals

Drop in and observe any CYSO rehearsal during the Open House.

10 am – 12:00 pm Debut Orchestra, Room 833
10:15 am – 12:30 pm Preparatory Strings, Curtiss Hall 10th Floor
10:30 – 12pm The Steel Troupe Ensemble, Room 825
12:30 pm – 3:00 pm Concert Orchestra, Room 833
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Accelerando Strings,  Curtiss Hall 10th Floor
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Junior Steel Orchestra, Room 825
3:15 pm – 5:15 pm KaiSO Steel Orchestra, Room 825


 

Details

Date:
February 20, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Fine Arts Building
410 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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