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2015/2016 Schedule

Rehearsals:

  • Start: Sunday, September 13, 2015 (watch for emails, texts and/or Facebook posts announcing dates, times, and/or location changes).
  • Place:  Band Room at Larsen Fine Arts Center at Olivet Nazarene University, unless otherwise noted (if a rehearsal change of location is necessary, an advance notice will be given).
  • Time:  Rehearsals start promptly at 2:00 p.m. and continue until 4:00 p.m. on assigned Sundays.  On some Sundays, we will have a 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. rehearsal due to a conflict with the adult symphony. Watch for other schedule change notices by email, text and/or Facebook posts.

Fall Concert Schedule:

SEPTEMBER REHEARSALS:

  • September 13
  • September 20
  • September 27
  • September 26 – Saturday, 7:30 p.m. free concert to all KVYSO members at Centennial Chapel featuring a viola soloist.

OCTOBER REHEARSALS:

  • October  4
  • October 11
  • October 18
  • October 25

NOVEMBER REHEARSALS:   

  • November 1
  • November 8 – 1:00-3:00 p.m. due to KVSO concert at 4:00 p.m. Centennial Chapel; cello soloist
  • November 12 – Thursday, KVYSO School Tour, 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • November 15 CONCERT – 2:00 p.m. warm up for 3:00 Fall Concert, Kresge Auditorium, Larsen Fine Arts Center, ONU

HOLIDAY CONCERT REHEARSALS (this rehearsal schedule may change):

  • November 22, Sunday, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Larsen Hall
  • November 29, Sunday, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Larsen Hall
  • December 1, Tuesday, 6:45 – 8:30 p.m., Centennial Chapel ONU, with adult symphony.
  • December 6, Sunday, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Larsen Hall
  • December 8, Tuesday, 7:45 – 8:30 p.m. Centennial Chapel ONU, with adult symphony.
  • December 13, Sunday, 1:15 – 3:00 p.m. Centennial Chapel, ONU – Dress rehearsal with the KVSO.  Concert at 4:00 p.m.  There will be a break between the rehearsal and the concert. 

DECEMBER 20 – JANUARY 3: NO REHEARSALS, WINTER BREAK


Spring Concert Schedule:

JANUARY REHEARSALS:

  • January 10 – “Bring a Friend” rehearsal 2:00-4:00 p.m. in Larsen Hall with Pizza to follow. (Venue TBA)
  • January 17 – New Member auditions/rehearsal
  • January 24
  • January 31

FEBRUARY REHEARSALS:

  • February 7
  • February 14
  • February 21
  • February 28
  • February 20– Saturday,7:30 Free concert to all KVYSO members at Centennial Chapel featuring a Clarinet Concerto and Rhapsody in Blue.

MARCH REHEARSALS:

  • March 6 – time change 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. due to the 4:00 p.m. KVSO concert free of charge to all KVYSO musicians.
  • March 13
  • March 20
  • MARCH 27 – NO REHEARSAL SPRING BREAK 

APRIL REHEARSALS:

  • April 3
  • April 10
  • April 17
  • April 24– CONCERT 2:00 p.m. warm up for 3:00 p.m. Spring Concert,  Kresge Auditorium, Larsen Fine Arts Center, ONU. Seniors Honored and Scholarships Awarded.
  • April 9- Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Free concert to all KVYSO members at Centennial Chapel featuring the winner of the piano competition and Stravinsky’s Rite Of Spring. ALL KVYSO MUSICIANS ARE URGED TO ATTEND THIS CONCERT!

Fourth of July Concert Schedule:

MAY REHEARSALS:

  • May 15 – 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • May 29 – 2:00-4:00 p.m. (location to be determined)

JUNE REHEARSALS:

  • June 18 – 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; lunch provided, alumni welcome.
  • JULY FOURTH CONCERT – Kankakee Community College; 4:15 warm-up, 5:30 concert, alumni welcome.