For our musicians

 

Winter Concert DRESS REHEARSAL Information:

CADETS:
Sunday, January 6th
1:00-2:30pm in University of Charleston Keenan Recital Hall (downstairs)

YOUTH WINDS & WIND ENSEMBLE (Youth Orchestra Winds)
Sunday, January 6th
1:00-2:30pm in University of Charleston Geary Auditorium (upstairs on stage)

YOUTH STRINGS
Saturday, January 5th
5:00-6:30pm at Christ Church United Methodist

YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Saturday, January 5th
6:30-8:00pm at Christ Church United Methodist

 

Winter Concert CALL TIME for all: 2:30pm

 

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING:

University of Charleston Riggleman Hall: Park in the Parking Garage (Structure 13 on the map) which is free and no permit required at the time of the concert.
Geary Auditorium (Concert Location): Enter through main doors of Riggleman Hall, go upstairs, and take a right. You will see Geary Auditorium on the right down the hall.
Keenan Hall (Cadets Dress Rehearsal): Enter through side door on right side of Riggleman Hall. Keenan Hall will be immediately to your right.
Christ Church United Methodist: 1221 Quarrier Street.
Parking is available in two lots. One is on Morris Street across from the main entrance of the church. The other is behind the church and is accessible from both Virginia and Quarrier Streets. Some meters are available on Morris Street.

 

 

 

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Dress code

West Virginia Youth Symphony members are required to attend all Youth Symphony concerts.  Parents can do their part by making sure that students are properly dressed and arrive on time with music in hand and ready to perform.  The concert performance is a chance for students to show their families, friends, peers and the general public their command of compositions and playing skills. 

Required Concert Attire

Cadet Strings and Youth Strings:  BLACK & WHITE

§  Top: white (not cream) long-sleeved dress shirt

§  Bottom: Black dress pants or floor-length black skirt

§  Shoes: Closed toe, black dress shoes with black socks or opaque hose

 

Youth Winds:  PIT  BLACK

§  Top: Black long-sleeved dress shirt or blouse with sweater

§  Bottom: Black dress pants or floor-length black skirt

§  Shoes: Closed toe, black dress shoes with black socks or opaque hose

 

Youth Orchestra:  CONCERT BLACK

Young ladies: all black

§  Top: Long or ¾ sleeve black dress shirt, blouse, or sweater. Hem must be long enough to cover the entire stomach. No translucent/transparent material.

§  Bottom: Black dress pants or floor-length black skirt

§  Dresses: All black floor-length dress with sleeves or sweater to cover arms

§  Shoes: Closed toe, black dress shoes with black socks or opaque hose

Young gentlemen: all black with white shirt

§  Top: White dress shirt, black bow tie, black jacket

§  Bottom: Black trousers

§  Shoes: Closed toe, black dress shoes with black socks

§  A tuxedo is appropriate but not necessary.

 

The following list of attire provides examples of unacceptable concert dress. It is not an exhaustive list but rather offers a guideline for what NOT to wear.

§  Tops: tank tops, t-shirts, plunging necklines, bare arms

§  Bottoms: sweats, leggings, yoga pants, skirt or dress hems above the knee when sitting, bare ankles/legs

§  Shoes: tennis shoes, sandals, slippers, very high heels

If the student is unable to acquire a change of clothing before the concert, they will be provided with clothes—fitting or not—from the WVYS.

 

Forms

 

Google Forms that open in browser

Student Information Form

Concert Program Ad Sales

Parent Volunteer Form

Financial Aid Application

Concert Competition Application

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School Participation Exemption (Word doc)