Information for Symphony Musicians

BOOM Schedule & Important Information

JUNE CONCERT SCHEDULE

May

16 Thu 7:00-9:30pm

19 Sun 3:00-5:30pm 

21 Tue 7:00-9:30pm

23 Thu 7:00-9:30pm

28 Tue 7:00-10:00pm

30 Thu 7:00-10:00pm

31 Fri 7:00-10:00pm

June 

1 Sat 11:00-12:30 Soundcheck; 7:30pm Concert

2 Sun 3:00pm Concert

NOTES

1) Jaws–we’ll play only play the 1st two segments (“Main Title” and “The First VIctim”)
BASELINE TEMPI
1) Jupiter=quarter=126
2) Ride of the Valkyries=quarter=86
3) Nimrod=quarter=48-54
4) How to Train Your Dragon Test Drive=quarter=106
5) 5th of Beethoven=quarter=106 (at REH 6, may be slower at beginning)
6) Jaws=quarter=108 (once it gets going)
7) Here They Come=quarter=140
8) Asteroid Field=quarter=146
9) Luke and Leia=quarter=70 at beginning, up to about 76 at REH 9, about 84 at REH 51. about 92 at REH 69
10) March of the Ewoks=quarter=104
11) Cantina Band=half=112
12) Forest Battle=quarter=144

Physical Parts & Digital Parts

-Physical parts for the majority of this season’s events are already on hand -except- TBD works such as the Youth Solo Competiion winning piece and RENTAL parts (see below). If you’d like to check out your parts in advance of a future event, please contact the symphony office.

-Physical RENTAL parts will be available when each concert cycle’s folders are distributed.

-IMSLP links to digital versions of most NON-RENTAL works are available below. Please note these are likely not the same editions as our print parts and are not bowed.

-RENTAL parts will not be available digitally.

 

 

Future Events Schedule (See June Concert Schedule)

*Note- Visiting musicians join us from the final Thursday onward.

 

Player Relations and Development Committee

Next Meeting:

Tuesday May 14th, 5:30-7 PM AKST  

You may reach them by emailing:
JSPlayerRelations@gmail.com
Or by filling out the form on this page.

PRDC Committee Members:
Amy Lujan, Chair 

Adrian Dunker

Andrew Schirmer

Caryn Corbin

Colton Welch

Elena Levy

Ken Truitt

 

Contact the PRDC

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Resources from the PRDC

An online archive of orchestral scores and parts in the Public Domain free to download

VISIT IMSLP

NY Phil Digital Archives
An archive of everything the NY Phil has played in their entire history.  It has scores marked by Bernstein, Walter, Barenboim, Mehta, etc.
 
Most importantly, it has parts to every piece they’ve ever played, marked by the musicians, specifically, string players and their bowings.  A terrific resource for the development of our musicians.

 

NY Phil Digital Archives
An archive of everything the NY Phil has played in their entire history.  It has scores marked by Bernstein, Walter, Barenboim, Mehta, etc.
Most importantly, it has parts to every piece they’ve ever played, marked by the musicians, specifically, string players and their bowings.  A terrific resource for the development of our musicians.

 

Associated Chamber Music Players

VISIT

Alexander Technique
Are you interested in following up on our Alexander Technique workshop? Visit below or contact local instructor Therese Thibodeau at 907-586-4148 or alexandertechniquejuneau@gmail.com

More Information

Brass playing behind you? Percussion booming in your ear? You might be interested in purchasing
musician grade ear plugs to protect your hearing. Etymōtic sells high fidelity, musician grade earplugs for
$20 a pair (the ER-20SX). They reduce sound by 20 decibels across all frequencies while allowing to you
to still hear the richness of musical harmonies.

For more information, visit the Etymōtic web page.

The Player Relations and Development Committee has been authorized by the JS Board to approve a limited amount of funding to promote player development activities.  Individuals or groups may apply for this funding using the application form available on the JS website.

Download PDF form | PRDC Funding Request

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