For Musicians

Dan Lawitts:  First Pitch of the Season
Giuseppe Verdi:  Saper Vorreste (Anna Kate Waters)
W. A. Mozart:  Flute Concerto in G (Kevin Buff)

Edward Elgar:  Enigma Variations

10/22   Verdi and Mozart with soloists, Lawitts, Elgar
10/29 dress at Atonement in concert order
Concert November 4 at 4 at Atonement, meet 2:30
No rehearsal on Nov. 5

Listen to Lawitts “First Pitch of the Season”

(note it’s synthesized, so the warming up and slide whistle aren’t there)


First Pitch of the Season String Bowings

Click on any of the links below to view bowings for “First Pitch of the Season” string parts.

First Pitch Violin 1

First Pitch Violin 2

First Pitch Viola

First Pitch Cello



Anna Kate Waters, soprano
Jonathan English, tenor
Adam Fine, baritone

Selections from Handel’s Messiah (Prout version with winds, as noted)
#1 Overture (ob, cl, bn)
#2 Comfort Ye (tenor) (cl)
#3 Ev’ry Valley (tenor) (fl, cl, bn)
#5 Thus saith the Lord (bass)
#6 But who may abide (bass)  (fl, ob, cl, bn)
#10 For behold (bass)
#11 The people that walked (bass)(fl, cl, bn)
#13 Pifa
#18 Rejoice Greatly (soprano)   (cl, bn)


Sounds of Hanukah
TSO Mad Russian   (2121 2331 pno gtr bs 2 perc)
MS Bring a Torch   (recorder, fl, ob, keyb/hp)
MS Cantique de Noel   (ob, hn, pno, keyb, note violins in 3 parts)
MS God Rest Ye Merry (?)
MS Holly and the Ivy    (recorder, fl, pno, keyb/gtrs  1 perc)
MS Silent Night   (2121   2331  2 perc)
TSO Sarajevo   (2121 2221   3 perc)

Nov 12            read all (in order of descending instrumentation)

Nov 19            strings and woodwinds only

Nov 26            full

Dec 3               7:15tenor soloist, then baritone (instrumentation required TBD)

 Dec 10 dress at Atonement – concert in order

Concert December 16 at 4pm Atonement

Next rehearsal:  January 7, 2019!