February 20-22, 2020
Dr. Mitchell Arnold, Conductor
LOCATION: WVU, College of Creative Arts, Morgantown, West Virginia
WHO IS ELIGIBLE: String students in grades 9 through 12 selected by his/her Director (Orchestra, Band or Chorus)
DEADLINE: January 30, 2020
COST: A $20 participation fee per student is required at registration.
Below are phone numbers of hotels that are within a few miles from the Creative Arts Center.
Hampton Inn & Suites - (304) 598-0600
Euro-Suites Hotel - (304)598-1000
Holiday Inn - (304) 241-6649
Residence Inn by Marriott - (304) 599-0237
SpringHill Suites by Marriott - (304) 225-5200
Tentative Schedule of Events:
Thursday, February 20
3:00pm-4:30pm Registration/Check In - CAC Lobby
4:00pm Seating Auditions Begin - Various Classrooms
7:30pm WVU Symphony Orchestra Concert - Lyell B Clay Concert Theatre
9:00am-10:25am Full Honor Orchestra Rehearsal - Lyell B Clay Concert Theatre
10:30am-12:00pm Sectionals - Various classrooms
12:00pm-1:00pm LUNCH BREAK – pizza and beverage provided by the School of Music
1:00pm-2:25pm Full Honor Orchestra Rehearsal - Lyell B Clay Concert Theatre
2:30pm-4:00pm Sectionals - Various classrooms
4:10pm DINNER BREAK - on your own
6:00pm-7:30pm Full Honor Orchestra Rehearsal - Lyell B Clay Concert Theatre
Saturday, February 22
9:30am-10:50am Full Honor Orchestra Rehearsal - Lyell B Clay Concert Theatre
11:00am-12:45pm FREE TIME (Students)
11:00 WVU Faculty, HS Directors coffee meeting
12:50pm Concert Call – Please be seated and warming up
1:00pm High School String Honor Orchestra Grand Finale Concert - Lyell B Clay Theatre
SEATING: On Thursday, February 20 all students/participants will audition with selected excerpts from the concert music to determine their seating within the orchestra.
- Intensive rehearsals culminating in a Grand Finale Concert performed by the WVU High School Honor Orchestra on Saturday, February 22 in the Clay Concert Theatre.
- Attending the WVU Symphony Orchestra Concert, conducted by Dr. Mitchell Arnold Thursday, February 20 in the Clay Concert Theatre.
- Brief WVU chamber music performance
- Sectionals with WVU Faculty members
ANTICIPATED REPERTOIRE: to be announced. You will be able to download the music here.