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Rehearsal Schedule for Summer 2019

All rehearsals are 7.15-9.45pm at The Alington Hall, Ashton Road, Shrewsbury School unless otherwise stated. Please access the school through the Kennedy Road gate for the Maidment Building and park on the School premises.

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* = change from original schedule

Rehearsal Tuesday 17th September in Maidment
1 – Full – Jupiter – Uranus- Mars
8 - Full -Mercury – Venus (No Trombones/Tuba)
15 Full – Neptune – Saturn – Starwars – Star Trek
22 AGM
29 Half term
5 Possible Sectionals – Tbd
12 – Tbd
19- Full plus percussion
26 – Full plus harps, Percussion and celeste.
1 – Full Plus Harps, Percussion and Celeste – Alington Hall
3 – Full Dress Rehearsal – Alington Hall
4 – Performance -Eve – Alington Hall 7.15pm

• Also Sprach Zarathustra Richard Strauss Op 30- opening fanfare
• Star Trek “Through the Years” Michael Giacchino
• Star Wars - Last movement “Throne Room” John Williams
• Interval
• Planets Suite Gustav Holst Op 32

Rehearsal Locations

Rehearsals will be in the Alington Hall, Shrewsbury School EXCEPT for 19th and 26th November which will be in the Maidment building. Locations can change at short notice so please keep an eye out for updates by email or website updates.
Confirmed reharsal venues for Planets concert as at 11/11/19:
12th November – Alington Hall
19th November – Maidment
26th November – Maidment
1st December – Maidment at 7pm
3rd December – Alington Hall


Spring Term 2020:
• Sibelius Finlandia Op 26
• Sibelius Symphony no 1 Op 39
• Max Bruch Violin Concerto Op 26


Rehearsals restart on 7 January 2020
Half term 18 Feb 2020
Extra Rehearsal Sunday 29th March 2020
Concert 1st April 2020 in the Abbey


Summer Term 2020:
• Mendelssohn Incidental music to Midsummer Night’s Dream Op 61
• Richard Strauss Oboe Concerto TrV 292
• Beethoven Symphony no 8 Op 93


Rehearsals restart on 21st April 2020
Half term 26th May 2020
Extra Rehearsal Sunday 7th June 2020
Concert Wednesday 10th June 2020 in the Abbey
Please note that the June concert will now be on 10th June rather than the 17th