Rappahannock Youth Symphony

2016-17 Concert Season Schedule

**All rehearsals are 6:30-8:30 pm at Gayle Middle School (GMS), 100 Panther Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22406 unless otherwise noted.**

 

 

FIRST SEMESTER

 

August 2016

29—New Member & Move Up Auditions (6:00-9:00pm), Creative Music Academy (7001 Harrison Road; Fredericksburg, VA 22407)

 

September 2016

5—Labor Day: NO REHEARSAL

12—OVERFLOW New Member and Move Up Auditions, 5-6:20 PM; FIRST Rehearsal, 6:30-8:30 PM; Mandatory parent meeting, 7-8PM (GMS)

19— OVERFLOW New Member and Move Up Auditions, 5-6:20 PM; Rehearsal

26—Rehearsal

 

October 2016

3— OVERFLOW New Member and Move Up Auditions, 5-6:20 PM; Rehearsal & BRING A FRIEND NIGHT; Tuition payment plan agreement forms due

10—Columbus Day: NO REHEARSAL

17—Rehearsal

24—Rehearsal

31—NO REHEARSAL (due to holiday)

 

November 2016

7—Rehearsal

14—Rehearsal

19—12-4 PM Barnes and Noble Bookfair/Fundraiser (Central Park, Fredericksburg) (mandatory RYS participation)

21—Rehearsal

28—Rehearsal

 

December 2016

5—Rehearsal

10—Winter Concert & Dessert Reception, 7PM at Fredericksburg Academy (10800 Academy Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408)

12—End of Semester Pizza Party: 6:00-7:00 PM (GMS Cafeteria)

18—WINTER BREAK—NO REHEARSAL

25—WINTER BREAK—NO REHEARSAL

 

SECOND SEMESTER

 

January 2017

2—*New Member Auditions (6:00-9:00pm), Creative Music Academy (7001 Harrison Road; Fredericksburg, VA 22407)

9—Rehearsal; MANDATORY PARENT ORIENTATION MEETING (GMS Cafeteria, 7-8PM)

16—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—NO REHEARSAL

23—Rehearsal & BRING A FRIEND NIGHT (Tuition fee deadline: all RYS tuition due)

30—Rehearsal


February 2017

6—Rehearsal

12--Sip ‘N Paint Fundraiser, Creative Studio Fun With Art, 7001 Harrison Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407

13—Rehearsal (Tuition fee deadline—all RYS tuition due for families with two or more children registered)

20—President’s Day: NO REHEARSAL

27—Rehearsal


March 2017

6—Rehearsal

11—Teacher Appreciation Concert, 7PM (Fredericksburg Academy; 10800 Academy Drive; Fredericksburg, VA 22408)

13—Rehearsal

20—Rehearsal

27—Rehearsal


April 2017

3—Rehearsal

10—Rehearsal

17—SPRING BREAK—NO REHEARSAL

24—Rehearsal

30—RYS Symphony and Tea and Silent Auction and Painted Violin Auction, 2PM (St. George's Episcopal Church, 905 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401)


May 2017

1—End of Year Pizza Party and Parent Meeting

*Possible trip or performance sometime in May


June 2017

Saturday, June 10—Verdun Adventure Bound Concert (Rixeyville, VA) with Fauquier County Youth Orchestra, 8AM-4PM