Dorian Orchestra Festival

Sunday, Feb 9, 2020

Luther College
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101


11:30-12:30pm: Registration for Dorian Orchestra Festival (lobby, Jenson-Noble Hall of Music). Check in, turn in release forms for each of your students, and pay any fees due. Collect housing assignments at the housing table.

11:30-12:30pm: Dorian Chamber Orchestra Seat Placement Auditions. Sites in Jenson-Noble Hall of Music to be announced. Upon arrival, students should register and audition as soon as possible so that all auditions can be finished by 12:30.

12:30-1:00pm: Seating of the Orchestras: Chamber Orchestra in the Orchestra Room, Jenson-Noble Hall of Music. Festival String Orchestra in the Main Hall, Center for Faith and Life.

1:00-3:15pm: First Rehearsals: Chamber Orchestra with Dr. Daniel Baldwin in the Orchestra Room, Jenson-Noble Hall of Music. Festival String Orchestra with Dr. Tony Guzmán in the Main Hall, Center for Faith and Life (CFL). Breaks will be given at conductors' discretion.

1:00-2:00pm: Directors’ Sharing Session. Visiting directors are encouraged to meet in the lounge next to the Orchestra Room in Jenson to get acquainted, to share ideas and music and solutions to common problems. Please bring along 5-6 scores of music that have worked well for you, and that you would like to suggest to your colleagues.

1:00-3:30pm: Solo Lessons with members of the Luther Music Faculty in Jenson-Noble Hall of Music. Please be outside your scheduled studio five minutes early, and please bring music for your teacher. (Students scheduled for lessons should leave and rejoin rehearsals quietly.)

3:30-5:00pm: Technique Classes/Masterclasses: Sessions led by Luther violin, viola, cello, and double bass faculty members. The classes are required for all festival participants.

Violin (Igor Kalnin/Virginia Strauss) - Choir Room, Jenson-Noble Hall
Viola (Matthew Williams) - Sperati Room, Jenson-Noble Hall
Cello (Philip Borter) - Orchestra Room, Jenson-Noble Hall
Double Bass - (Andrea Beckendorf) Noble Recital Hall, Jenson-Noble Hall

5:00-7:00pm: Dinner: Meals are available in the Cafeteria ($10.00) or Marty’s Cyber Café. Off-campus venues are also available.

7:00pm: Concert: Luther College Symphony Orchestra (Center for Faith and Life)

Following the concert, students staying on campus meet their Luther hosts in the CFL Lobby to move into their dorm rooms.

11:00pm: Students must be in their on-campus housing sites and remain there overnight. Doors to the residence halls will be locked at this time. Drinking of alcoholic beverages or use of any illegal substances will not be tolerated and will result in immediate removal from campus.

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