For anyone interested in gaining some sight reading and/or full orchestra experience! Please RSVP as soon as you can if you plan to attend.
Dr. Paul Scimonelli
Director of Strings
6101 Wilson Lane
Bethesda MD 20817
The Landon Sight-Reading Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Paul Scimonelli, would like to invite interested adult, as well as, junior and senior high school orchestra players to participate in a series of sight-reading clinics to be held at The Landon School. Current and former members of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington area professionals, and local music teachers combine with adult amateurs and high school students in a stress-free, mentoring environment, to read literature from the standard orchestra repertoire.
There are five clinics available and you may attend one or all. There is no fee for these clinics. Clinics are from 7:00 until 9:00 PM.
The dates are: October 5, 2010, and November 16, 2010, January 5, February 1, March 15, and April 5, 2011.
Repertoire for the clinic will be chosen from, but are not limited to, the following:
Bach Orchestral Suites
Beethoven Symphonies #6, 7, and 8, plus selected Overtures
Mozart Symphonies #30 through 41, selected opera overtures and Concertos
Schubert, Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”
Elgar Cello concerto
Selected works of Bizet, Schubert, Wagner, Ravel, Richard Strauss and others
Selected works of Popular Music and Broadway Shows
Selected opera works with guest vocalists
We would also like to extend the invitation to young soloists who may be working on a concerto to perform a movement with the Sight-Reading Orchestra.
For information, please contact Dr. Paul Scimonelli at 301-320-1091. Please leave a message with name and phone number after school hours.
The Landon School is located at 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, MD. Rehearsals are held in the Band Room in the Mondzac performing Arts Center.
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