Taconic Music is pleased to announce a new opportunity for area violin, viola, cello and double bass students, ages 7 and up, to participate in a string ensemble. Directed by cellist Karen Svirsky and violinist Joana Genova, the Taconic Junior Ensemble will rehearse on Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30pm at Zion Episcopal Church in Manchester.
The Fall session, which begins October 15, will consist of 7 rehearsals and culminate in a public performance. The program fee is $50. Prior ensemble experience is not required, but all students must be able to read music. Please read the information about rehearsals and policies before submitting an enrollment form.
For additional information, please contact Joana Genova at email@example.com.
Fall 2018 Rehearsal and concert schedule
Monday night rehearsals, 5:30–6:30 pm at Zion Episcopal Church
Performances and dress rehearsals
Saturday, November 10:
12–1pm Dress rehearsal
2pm Performance at the Strings for Kids recital at Zion Episcopal Church
Saturday, December 29:
10:30–11:30am rehearsal at Manchester Community Library alongside professional musicians from Taconic Music
Sunday, December 30:
2–2:15pm Sound-check with Taconic Music
3pm Family Concert, Manchester Community Library
Policies and procedures
Students must be dropped off 5-10 minutes before the start of rehearsal so they can unpack their instruments and tune.
Pick up is promptly at the ending time.
Participation in Taconic Junior Ensemble is not intended to replace school or private music lessons.
We are guests of Zion church. Students are expected to treat the building and each other with respect.
Please, be mindful of other organizations who may be using the building for meetings.