September 18, 2017 Rehearsal Notes (Includes Archives)

Dear SCSO Chorus Members,
(Scroll down for notes of previous rehearsals.)
A clean score is a dangerous score! (DMK)

O Love Divine

Page 1 on the word "divine" all parts cresc. Page 3 on e of equal and on zeal cresc/decresc. Page 4 measure 33 remove the dot from the half note and breathe on the rest created. Do the same in measure 7 on page 5 In measure 41 altos, tenors and bases _ remove the dot and breathe.
Dark Night - We are changing this piece out for Gjeilo's Luminous Night of the Soul.We hope you will find your copies from last October's concert and bring it to future rehearsals. We will have additional copies at our September 25th rehearsal. (No charge.)
After The War Watch the entries in this one especially when you don't enter on 1.
The Gift of Each Day Please review and observe dynamics. Page 4 men - don wants a brighter sound on the A natural in measure 7 ALL note the pochissimo rit. in measure 10 Page 6 men no breath in m…

World Renowned Organist Paul Jacobs Performs in Sacramento

Dear SCSO Members & Friends Let's plan to support our good friend and SCSO Accompanist Ryan Enright AND St. John's Lutheran by attending this amazing performance this Sunday.  Paul Jacobs Organ Concert - September 24 at 3pm St. John's Lutheran Church
1701 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

Paul Jacobs, one of the most dynamic performers in todays organ world, is at the very pinnacle of his profession and the first organist to win a Grammy for his work. 

Enthralling listeners from his earliest years, Paul made musical history at the age of 23 when he played Bach's complete organ works in one 18-hour marathon performance on the 250th anniversary of the composers death. He has performed with most of the major orchestras in the U.S. and currently heads the organ department at the famed Julliard School in New York. This concert, on one of Sacramentos largest instruments, is sure to delight all. Check out Paul's bio!

Ticket Prices:
General Admission: $17 in advance ($20 at th…

Sept. 17 Sunday Rehearsal Reminder - Carpool Request

Dear SCSO Members,
Welcome to our September 11th rehearsal this evening! Welcome back, Don!

Sept 17th Sunday Rehearsal Reminder:  A reminder that this Sunday’s mandatory 2:00-4:30 PMrRehearsal at CSUS covers the missed Labor Day holiday Monday.  Lots of detail to clean up during this important afternoon rehearsal. FREE PARKING and we have the campus to ourselves. 

Car Pool Request
We are putting together a Car Pool for one of our new Tenors who needs a ride home after rehearsals.  He lives at 17th and V Street.  If you are able to help out once or twice only, kindly give your name to your Section Rep. Thank you for your support of the Tenors!

Warmest thanks to Catherine Mesenbrink and our Chorus Operations Team for keeping us "humming". See you tonight!

James McCormick
SCSO President

Fern Hill Study Parts - Yippee! - Sept. 5, 2017

Great News!

Study parts for John Corigliano's Fern Hill are available on Youtube. Once on the Youtube link, scroll down to find your voice part etc. (Thank you, Marie Schafle.)
Please take advantage of this amazing study tool before our September 11th rehearsal.
You'll also find them on Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify etc.

Stained Glass Repertoire Up on Dropbox - Sept. 5, 2017

Hey SCSO Choristers,
Prefer to access the MP3 performances online of our Stained Glass repertoire?
Simply head to our Dropbox site and download or listen to these works!

Thanks for taking advantage of this study tool to add to your enjoyment of the concert.