Welcome to the podium Music Director and Conductor Cameron May for his season debut with the Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia. Mr. May has chosen a program for the Conservatory Orchestra with a wide variety of styles and genres, while highlighting Czech, Italian, English, and American composers. From musicals to opera and everything in between, don’t miss this exciting opening concert.
Verdi, Overture to Nabucco
Dvorak, Slavonic Dances
Butterworth, A Shropshire Lad
Bernstein, Mambo from West Side Story
The Brass Choir, Greg Allison conductor, will open the concert with Monteverdi’s Deus Adjuctorum. Their portion of the program will also include Granger’s Australian Up-Country Tune and Bernstein’s America as part of the composer’s 100th-birthday celebration.
Please join us Sunday, November 4, 4pm at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts. There will be a welcome party in the lobby just after the concert for our new Music Director and Conductor Cameron May.
Schedule an appointment TODAY by calling 360.352.1438!
Experience weekly rehearsals with professional conductors and teaching artists and performances on the Washington Center stage. This and much more, including music theory and history add to a challenging opportunity afforded to young musicians in the South Sound area.
Call SOGO’s office at 360-352-1438 for a placement audition time. There is a $45 non-refundable fee charged for the audition ($35 during May 2018).
Tuition: $450 – Debut Orchestra, $475 – Academy Orchestra, and $550 – Conservatory Orchestra for a full season. Musicians placed after the first concert pay 70% and after the second concert 40% of the full tuition fee.
For information about the placement audition process, go to our Join SOGOpage.
REHEARSAL: 5pm – 7:15pm
Advanced musicians (high school – college)
Mr. May, Music Director & Conductor
REHEARSAL: 4:30 – 5:15pm
Members of the Conservatory Orchestra
Mr. Allison, Conductor
Ms. Ward, Assist. Conductor
REHEARSAL: 3pm – 4:45pm
Intermediate (middle to early high school)
Mr. Allison, Artistic Director & Conductor
DEBUT ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL: 3pm – 4:45pm
Two years experience – early middle school
Jennifer Marin & Travis Sipher, Conductors