Spring 2011 FCO

Spring 2011 FCO

August 17, 2011 - 5:03 pm

As the year begins, we are excited to announce the first Fredericksburg Community Orchestra ensemble. We are well on our way to being a non-profit organization. Many events will be planned for the future. The following is information regarding the Spring 2011 Community Orchestra calendar and events.

1. Please mark the following dates on your calendar:

January 7, 21
February 4, 18
March 4, 25
April 8,  14 (Thursday)

Still Pending:
April   29
May 13

6:30 p.m. education session (optional)
7:00 p.m. orchestra rehearsal

Most rehearsals are on Friday, with the exception of April 14. Through March, our location will be the Historical Society Social Hall. In April, we will rehearse at the St. Joseph’s Hall.

April 15 at the Van Der Stucken Festival. Time of the performance is 7:30 p.m.
May 14 at the Britt Violin Studio recital (Time TBA) OR we might have a public performance elsewhere in May.

2. The program includes music from around the world:

Czech: Smetana – Themes from Maldau
German: Bach – Brandenburg Concerto (arr. Isaac)
American: Simple Gifts
Irish: Be Thou My Vision
English:English Suite arr. Fishburn

3. Tentative Roster and part assignment:

Violin 1

Garrett Thompson (Principal)
Nancy Rickerhauser
Christy Ward
Brenda Boenig
Amber Royea
Nancy Grimes

Violin 2

Jey Ping (Principal)
Allyson Ward
Phil Houseal
Henry Alvarez
Kathy Lux
Luke Littman
Sherry Mazola


Mary Hatchett (Principal)
Tammy Widener
Kathryn Thompson
Joel Harper
Maeve Junker


Daniel George
Esther Shaffer
John Reeve
Troy Sutton


Hailey Ping

Those designated Principal have not been confirmed. If you object, please let me know!

Music is now available, please e-mail theresa.britt@yahoo.com for more information.

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