Sinfonia

In-Person Rehearsals:
In-person rehearsals follow WA State DOH guidelines for schools including:  3 feet of distancing, no shared music stands, mask wearing and wind instrumentalists using bell covers.  We are watching evolving School District and State COVID guidelines and will make changes accordingly. Click here for complete BYSO COVID Policy and Procedures.

Rehearsals/ Performance Winter Quarter Rehearsal Time
Mondays Jan 10 – Mar 21, 2022 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Winter Retreat – Lake WA High School: January 29, 2022 12:30 – 3:30 PM
Winter Concert – Meydenbauer Theatre: March 21, 2022 7:00 PM
Rehearsal/ Retreat Location                      . Drop off/ Pick UP
Lake Washington High School LWHS parking lot and street parking are
12033 NE 80th Street available. Please plan on prompt drop-off
Kirkland, WA 98033 and pick-up to avoid congestion.

About

Sinfonia is an advanced intermediate orchestra in the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra organization. Sinfonia employs full symphonic instrumentation (strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion). The typical Sinfonia student has had some private instruction and school ensemble experience and is developing solid technical skills and musical understanding.

Sinfonia provides advancing students the opportunity to perform challenging literature for full orchestra. Past works performed include Haydn’s Symphony No. 104, Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro Overture, and Barroso’s Aquarela do Brazil.

Conductor: Barney Blough

Barney Blough holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance and a Master of Music Education degree from Central Washington University, a Teaching Certificate from Seattle Pacific University, and a Professional Certificate from Pacific Lutheran University. He has served as Music Director of the Seattle Chamber Orchestra, Assistant Conductor of the Rainier Symphony, and Assistant Conductor of the Lake Union Civic Orchestra. Learn more.

Contact Barney Blough at sinfonia@byso.org

Messages from the Conductor

1/7/2022


Welcome to Sinfonia Winter Quarter:

Please listen the recordings of our repertoire linked below before the first rehearsal.  Pay close attention to stylistic elements such as dynamics, articulation, and phrasing.

American Suite – Dvorak
Romeo and Juliet – Tschaikowsky

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