Crozet Community Orchestra Concert

Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 4:00 pm at
Crozet Baptist Church
5804 Saint George Ave, Crozet, Va 22932

Program

Directed By Philip Clark

I. Clarinet Concerto in A, K. 622…………W. A. Mozart  (1756-1791)
with soloist James Tobin

  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Rondo: Allegro

II. Sevilla, o.p. 2……….Joaquín Turina (1882-1949), arr. Philip Clark

  1. Sous les Orangers
  2. Le Jeudi Saint A Minuit

III. Adagio – from Spartacus………Aram Khatchaturian  (1903-1978), arr. Philip Clark

IV. Waltz – from The Masquerade Suite……….Aram Khatchaturian, arr. Philip Clark)

V. Amelia’s Reflection (Movement 2 from Symphony No. 1)………Heather Pryse

Conducted by Heather Pryse.

Listen here to NPR’s Sandy Hausman’s interview with Heather Pryse and Philip Clark 3/15/18.

 

Registration open for Spring/Summer Concert Cycle, April to June 2018

The CCO has openings for strings players and other instrumentalists. We are especially in need of a bassoonist, trumpeters and a percussionist.

Weekly rehearsals will begin on Wed April 4, 2018 7-9 pm at Crozet Baptist Church, in the lower level fellowship hall, located at 5804 St. George Ave, Crozet VA 22932. The concert is on Sunday June 3, 2018 (Dress rehearsal Sat. June 2nd). Please click HERE to register, or for questions or comments. Please also read our GUIDELINES and Info for musicians.

The cost is $65* for an 11 week session which includes your music (no additional charge, but music is to be returned after the concerts).

*A limited number of scholarships are available upon request for financial need.

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Crozet Community Orchestra Concerts

Two Fall Concerts Planned for November 2017

Directed by Philip Clark

Concert 1. Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1500 Rio Rd E, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Concert 2. Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm at Crozet Baptist Church, 5804 Saint George Avenue, Crozet VA with a pre-concert lecture by violinist Monika Chamasyan.

Program:

I. From The Planets Op.32 by Gustav Holst – “Mars, Bringer of War”

II. Le Tombeau de Couperin (Orchestra) by Maurice Ravel

III. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra by Armenian composer Arno Babajanian with Armenian-American solo Violinist Monika Chamasyan.

Link to NPR broadcast on Oct 24, 2017 about Armenian Composer Arno Babjanian – Interview with Music Director Philip Clark and violinist Monika Chamasyan by NPR Charlottesville correspondent, Sandy Hausman.

 

Crozet Community Orchestra Upcoming 2017-2018 Season

Fall 2017 Orchestra Session begins September 6, 2017

The CCO has openings for strings players and other instrumentalists, especially bassoonists, trumpeters and a percussion assistant.

Weekly rehearsals will resume on Wed September 6, 2017, 7-9 pm at Tabor Presbyterian Church located at 5804 Tabor Street, Crozet VA 22932. Please click HERE to register, or for questions or comments. Please also read our GUIDELINES and Info for musicians.

The cost is $65* for an 11 week session which includes your music (no additional charge, but music is to be returned after the concerts).

*A limited number of scholarships are available upon request for financial need.

**Please see important info below about the fall concerts.

Two Fall Concerts Planned for November 2017

Directed by Philip Clark

Concert 1. Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1500 Rio Rd E, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Concert 2. Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm at Crozet Baptist Church, 5804 Saint George Avenue, Crozet VA with a pre-concert lecture by violinist Monika Chamasyan.

Program:

I. From The Planets Op.32 by Gustav Holst – “Mars, Bringer of War”

II. Le Tombeau de Couperin (Orchestra) by Maurice Ravel

III. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra by Armenian composer Arno Babajanian with Armenian-American solo Violinist Monika Chamasyan.

 

Future Concerts, Sectional and Dress Rehearsals

Winter/Spring Concert Cycle:    
First rehearsal: Wed Jan 3, 2018 7-9 pm at Tabor Presbyterian Church, Crozet
Sectional rehearsals for strings and winds / brass: Wednesday, January 24, 7-9 pm
Dress Rehearsal: Saturday March 17, 10 am to 12 noon at Crozet Baptist Church   
Concert: Sunday March 18, 4:00 pm at Crozet Baptist Church

Spring/Summer Concert Cycle:
First rehearsal: Wed April 4, 2018, 7-9 pm at Tabor Presbyterian Church, Crozet
Sectional rehearsals for strings and winds/brass: Wed April 25, 7-9 pm
Dress Rehearsal: Saturday June 2, 10 am to 12 noon at Crozet Baptist Church
Concert: Sunday June 3, at 4:00 pm at Crozet Baptist Church

                                  

Summer String Workshop Aug 5, 2017

Orchestra Manners and Technical Spanners:                      

A Workshop for String Players

Led by CCO Director of Music, Philip Clark

*Tips to make your orchestral experience easier and happier.

*Shortcuts to better string playing.

*Open to CCO and non CCO string musicians

Saturday August 5, 2017 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Gillum Hall at Crozet Baptist Church

5804 Saint George Avenue

Crozet, VA 22932

Cost: $20*

*A limited number of scholarships are available for financial need