Please note: the next week is Pitt’s spring break,no rehearsal on the 12th )
Wind Assignments: Regina Kettering and John Bistline are horn section managers and I would like the horns to consult with them to determine who should play in the works by Ben Harris, Carl Nielsen and Carl Maria von Weber – which are each scored for four horns
Ben Harris: picc ?, flutes: Mirasol, Lane; ob: Hoover, McNally; EH: Steers cl: Steen, Cui; bass cl Shepard; 2 bsns, 4 horns; tpts: Levin, Holmes; tbns: Eberly, Zellers; tuba Sniscak; timpani and 2 percussionists.
Carl Nielsen: flutes; Mirasol, Lane; Hoover, Steers; Gardella, Steen; 4 horns; tpts: Holmes, Perkins, 3 trbns. timp.
Schedule for Wednesday March 19th2008
7:30 pm Mahler 6th - Scherzo and Andante
8:20 pm Nielsen Violin Concerto (includes 4 horns)
9:10 pm Weber Oberon overture (includes 4 horns)
9:20 pm Harris new work
A well-attended Dress rehearsal is essential for this program: Please send advise on which day and time you can make: either Monday March 24 at 8:30 – 10 pm or Tuesday, March 25th at 8 – 9:30 pm.
The concert is Wednesday March 26th, soundcheck at 7:10 pm, concert at 8 pm