Doors open 15 minutes before start of each concert block.
Concerts will start promptly on time.
Preparation tips: Are you doing run throughs for friends, family, and small groups? We hope so! What useful insight are you taking away from each run through? At 3-5 days before the performance, a performer should be running through the piece from beginning to end, and practicing at 2/3 tempo. Mental practice of the entire piece away from the instrument is particularly useful for imagining the type of performance you want to give and strengthening memory. Practicing the day of the performance should focus on warm ups and conserving energy. This means no repeated run-throughs during the day of the concert, but mental practice away from the instrument is always great!
Day of the concert: The front office will be available in the day before to answer your questions. Please plan your schedule accordingly and call us if you have questions.
Please plan your schedule accordingly and call us if you have questions.
Reminders about concert etiquette and dress code:
Concert attire for performers is tucked in dress shirt, slacks, and dress shoes for boys; dress and dress shoe girls. No sneakers, sandals, or flip flops allowed for any performer.
Performing takes tremendous concentration for the performers, and any young children who become restless will need to be immediately escorted outside of the concert hall.
Students and guardians need to be present the entire duration of the concert.
Concerts will start promptly at the programmed time and latecomers may miss their performance opportunity.
Bringing music: Students need to bring their music even if they will play from memory as a backup. Needless to say, students need to bring music if they are using it. Additionally, concert halls are known to have air vents that may blow loose-leaf pages off a music stand. We recommend putting music in a binder.