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Announcements

Announcements

Season Ticket Pick-Up

All Season ticket orders will be available for pick-up before the concerts this weekend at a table in the Meydenbauer lobby.

 

Taiwan Philharmonic Tickets Available

Four free tickets to the outstanding Taiwan Philharmonic’s concert on Nov. 3, 7:30 PM at Meany Hall are available. The program will include works by Brahms and Gordon Chin, and acclaimed pianist Stephen Hough will perform in Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Email info@byso.org if you are interested in attending this concert.

Lost and Found Items

Did you leave something at your retreat? We have 4 music stands, a folder with Sinfonia music, and an instrument case’s silk blanket. Contact us at info@byso.org or visit the BYSO office to claim your lost possessions.

Oct. 13 Retreats: Premiere & Sinfonia

Retreats for Premiere and Sinfonia will be held this Saturday, Oct. 13 at Odle Middle School. Times vary according to ensemble: Premiere 9 am-2 pm, Sinfonia 11 am-4 pm.

Bring your lunch, music, music stand, and a pencil. BYSO will provide a mid-morning snack.

Parents- Retreats are the best opportunity of the year to meet the conductor and learn about their philosophy and requirements. The first 30 minutes of both retreats will be dedicated to conductor and parent interaction. We hope to see you there!

Volunteers are needed for setup and breakdown of the event. Please sign up on our volunteer calendar.

Oct. 6 Retreats: Debut & Cadet

Retreats for Debut and Cadet will be held this Saturday, Oct. 6 at Odle Middle School. Times vary according to ensemble: Debut 9 am-1 pm, Cadet 9 am-12 pm.

Bring your music, music stand, and a pencil. BYSO will provide a mid-morning snack. Debut students: bring your lunch!

Parents- Retreats are the best opportunity of the year to meet the conductor and learn about their philosophy and requirements. The first 30 minutes of both retreats will be dedicated to conductor and parent interaction. We hope to see you there!

Volunteers are needed for setup and breakdown of the event. Please sign up on our volunteer calendar.

Part-time Production Assistant Needed

BYSO needs a part-time production assistant to help set-up, take-down, and other logistics of concerts and other events.  The job entails mostly evening and weekend work. Please check out this important position.

Sept. 29 Retreats: Youth, Philharmonia, Flute Ensembles

Retreats for Youth Symphony, Philharmonia, and Flute Ensembles will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 at Odle Middle School. Times vary according to ensemble: Philharmonia 9am-2pm, Flute Choir 10am-2pm, Flute Orchestra 12pm-4pm, Youth Symphony 11am-4pm.

Please bring your lunch, music, music stand, and a pencil. Snacks will be provided.

Parents- Retreats are the best opportunity of the year to meet the conductor and learn about their philosophy and requirements. The first 30 minutes of Youth Symphony and Philharmonia’s retreats will be dedicated to conductor and parent interaction. We hope to see you there!

Volunteers are needed for setup and breakdown of the event. Please sign up on our volunteer calendar.

Sign Up To Help at Rehearsals

Several of our orchestras greatly need volunteers to help set up chairs before rehearsal and put them away after rehearsal. This usually takes about 15 minutes, but is critical for rehearsals to start on time. Volunteer shifts are now available on the volunteer calendar. You can sign up for one shift, or for an entire quarter.

Ensemble Assignments Will Be Emailed By Thursday Sept. 13

Ensemble assignments will be emailed to the household email by Thursday evening, Sept. 13.  Not all ensembles are notified simultaneously, so please be patient while awaiting your assignment.  If you do not see your assignment email, please check your spam or junk folders before contacting the office on Friday.

Parent Meeting Sept. 17 Interlake

Parents of assigned students are invited to attend the Parents Meeting at 6:45 -7:15 PM on Monday Sept. 17 at Interlake High School Performing Arts Center. This meeting will provide a great overview of the program and our upcoming season.

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