Each member of YSSW is expected to prepare his/her part diligently prior to each rehearsal. Students are expected to be members in good standing of their hight school orchestra or band where applicable.
All members are expected to attend every rehearsal and to be seated by 4:40 pm for rehearsals and 6:50 pm for concerts. Report absence prior to the rehearsal to Patricia Cosand, 480-688-7499 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Excused absences include school concerts, illness and family emergencies.
• All electronic devices must be turned off during rehearsals. This includes text messaging.
• Water only in the rehearsal room.
• No food or gum is allowed in the rehearsal room.
Music will be distributed at the first rehearsal for each concert. At the end of each concert, music must be returned in good condition. Any damaged or lost music will be replaced at the musician's expense.
STRING SEATING POLICY
There will be a chair placement audition during a rehearsal prior to each concert. Check your schedule for specific dates. Students must be in attendance at the chair test rehearsals or be moved to the end of their section.
WIND SEATING POLICY
Wind reseating will be scheduled upon request, at the discretion of the music director.
Ladies: long-sleeved black blouse, long black skirt (must be to the ankle) or black dress slacks and shoes with black hosiery.
Gentleman: Black tuxedo with bow tie.
YSSW students are given a break mid-rehearsal for a snack and rest. Parents are expected to take turns providing either a drink for the entire group OR a snack for the entire group. A snack schedule will be provided to each member and an email reminder will be sent prior the prior to the date you must provide snacks.
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