Summer Rehearsals 2015

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To all PYO Members and Tutors

Education and Children’s Services
Executive Director John Fyffe
Pullar House,
35 Kinnoull Street, Perth
PH1 5GD
Tel (01738) 477873

Contact Allan Young, Music Co-ordinator
Direct Dial (01738) 47 7873

Date 20 April 2015

Dear PYO Member

Thank you all for working so hard at music camp and for some very fine playing at the annual concert. [nbsp]As we know there were one or two moments that still have to be secured but I am in no doubt with the luxury of more rehearsal time that we have now, the programme will be fantastic for our August concerts. Can I also thank everyone for the beautiful gifts I received from the orchestra? Gnomus is already in my garden!!

Congratulations to our two soloists on two excellent performances.

The diary of rehearsals and concerts is as follows:

May Rehearsals

Monday 11 May – Rehearsal, St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm
Monday 18 May – Rehearsal, St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm
Sunday 24 May – Perth Festival of Arts Service, St John’s Kirk Perth.
Rehearsal starts @ 9.30am in St John’s Kirk.

Programme – Hymns, Opening Promenade from Pictures, Speigel um Speigel (strings and piano) for offering and either Miss Saigon or Danzon no 2 to finish.

Monday 25 May – Full Orchestra Rehearsal, St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm.

June Rehearsals
Monday 1 June – Full Orchestra Rehearsal, St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm.
Monday 8 June – Full Orchestra Rehearsal, St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm.
Monday 15 June – Full Orchestra Rehearsal, St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm
Friday 26 June – PYO/Strings playing at Edinburgh Castle 6.30-8.00pm. Further details to follow.

*August Rehearsals and Concerts
17 August – St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm
24 August – St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm

Wednesday 26 August – Concert in Greyfriars Church, Edinburgh
Monday 31 August [nbsp]– Concert in Perth Concert Hall
* Further correspondence re August rehearsals and concerts will be issued.[nbsp]

Please note all PYO members that were not at camp should try to get to as many rehearsals as possible to get used to new music. I am aware that there are many rehearsal commitments at a very busy time with exams etc. Please try to attend as many as possible while still preparing for SQA exams.

Many thanks again.

Yours faithfully
Allan R Young
PYO Conductor

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