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Concerts

THE CYS STRING ENSEMBLES 2017-18 SEASON 

CONCERT DATES TIME NOTES | WHERE
December 3 1:30 PM Concert Smithwick Theatre, Foothill College
March 4 * (IS/WS/AO Festival Concert) 1:30 PM Concert Smithwick Theatre, Foothill College
June 3 1:30 PM Concert Smithwick Theatre, Foothill College

* Intermediate Strings only performance. Junior Strings members are required to attend the concert.
10:00 AM Rehearsals (varies by ensemble); 1:30 PM Concerts. Free admission. 

CONCERT ATTIRE

Girls Concert Dress: Ankle length black dress or ankle length black skirt or pants (no jeans or corduroys). Black blouse or shirt. Modest necklines, please. Back, shoulders and midriffs must remain completely covered in all postures. Black shoes, black socks/stockings/tights. No shiny or sparkling jewelry, hair ornaments, belts or other accessories (let the music do the shining).

Boys Concert Dress: Black pants (no shorts, jeans or corduroys). White dress shirt. Black socks (no whites) and black shoes (no tennis shoes).

Community Concerts (Girls & Boys): Wear your CYS summer camp T-shirt, or dress casually.

SENIOR ORCHESTRA CONCERTS & FESTIVAL CONCERT (REQUIRED ATTENDANCE)

CONCERT DATES TIME WHERE | NOTES
November 12 2:30 PM Flint Center, Cupertino..........
March 4 * (IS/WS/AO Festival Concert) 1:30 PM .......... Smithwick Theatre, Foothill College
March 11 2:30 PM Flint Center, Cupertino ..........
May 13 (Mother's Day) 2:30 PM Flint Center, Cupertino..........

After rehearsal, Junior & Intermediate String Ensemble members are required to attend the Senior Orchestra concerts on the following Sundays at 2:30 PM. Attendance will be taken at these concerts: musicians must check in and check out with the attendance coordinators. Be sure to bring your yellow ID barcode card. Members receive FREE tickets!

* On the March 4 Festival Concert, there is no rehearsal for Junior Strings. Attendance at the Festival Concert (check in and check out).


Junior & Intermediate String Ensemble members may substitute the Flint Center concert with the San Mateo concert, or vice versa, on the following Sundays at 2:30 PM. Members must notify the VP coordinator(s) of the switch.

November 19 @ San Mateo PAC March 18 @ San Mateo PAC May 20 @ San Mateo PAC

 

COMMUNITY CONCERTS

CONCERT DATES TIME WHERE
December 2 10:00 AM (JS & IS) Chateau Cupertino
March 3 3:00 PM (IS Only) Sunny View Retirement Community, Cupertino
June 2 TBD (JS & IS) TBD

Participation in the Community Concerts is not mandatory but are highly encouraged as they serve so well as dress rehearsals for your concerts that happen the next day! Please plan to sign up! There is no warm-up rehearsal prior to the concert.

Once again, participating in this event is highly encouraged and is a great opportunity for your players to serve the community. All the participants will be eligible for community service hours and will be given volunteer certificates signed by Ms. Kyme. 

Musician Volunteer Sign-Up for the JUNIOR STRINGS Community Concert on Sat., Dec. 2, 2017

Musician Volunteer Sign-Up for the JUNIOR STRINGS Community Concert on Sat., Jun. 2, 2018

Musician Volunteer Sign-Up for the INTERMEDIATE STRINGS Community Concert on Sat., Dec. 2, 2017

Musician Volunteer Sign-Up for the INTERMEDIATE STRINGS Community Concert on Sat., Mar. 3, 2018

Musician Volunteer Sign-Up for the INTERMEDIATE STRINGS Community Concert on Sat., Jun. 2, 2018

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VP COORDINATORS

Intermediate Strings
Yoko Hughes - Newsltrs
YokoMHughes@yahoo.com

Shila Alavi - AM Attnd
ShilaAlavi@gmail.com

Hangjin Cho - PM Attnd
HangJinc@gmail.com

Junior Strings
Yvonne Ho - Newsletters

YvonneSHo@yahoo.com

Buvana Jayaraman - Attnd
bhuamar@gmail.com

ADMINISTRATION

Executive Director
Jim Hogan
Jim@cys.org

Orchestra Manager
Carmina Eylar
Carmina@cys.org

Office Managers
Mrs. Pang (Mgr.)
MrsPang@cys.org

Judy Chan (Asst. Mgr.)
Judy@cys.org

STRING DIRECTOR

Kati Kyme
Kati@cys.org

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