Instrumental Workshops

Play Out, Davies!

Inspiring adults to make music together

Reignite your passion for music by joining one of our new instrumental workshops. Join 100 fellow musicians on the stage of Davies Symphony Hall, where Symphony musicians will lead sectionals, inspiring you to play your very best.

Play Out, Davies! is open to all levels. Everyone is welcome, but space is limited and workshops fill up fast. You must apply in advance to secure your place. Cost is $40 per person.

WORKSHOP FOR WINDS

 

WORKSHOP FOR STRINGS

 

Play Out, Davies! for Woodwinds & Brass

Led by Donato Cabrera, San Francisco Symphony Resident Conductor

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 6:30 - 9:30

Repertoire will include

  • Dorritie: Madiba Goes Home, a chorale based on a theme from 

    Dvořák’s New World Symphony (written specially for Play Out, Davies!)

  • Vaughan Williams: My Bonny Boy from English Folk Song Suite
  • Delibes: March and Procession of Bacchus

Optional pre-workshop sectional rehearsals will be held on the evenings of April 22 and 23. You'll be notified which evening your sectional will be held once the schedule is determined.

Repertoire Samples

Review the music samples below to get an idea of the level of difficulty of the workshop repertoire. FOR EVALUATION ONLY - this is not the workshop repertoire.

 

             flute             

             oboe              

     E Flat Clarinet     

      B Flat Clarinet    

       Alto Clarinet     

      BASS Clarinet     

          BASSOON          

           alto SaX          

         tenor sax         

            BARI sax          

       French HORN       

            trumpet          

           Trombone       

     Baritone horn     

              TUBA              

        percussion        

The workshop is now closed.

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Play Out, Davies! for Strings

Led by Stephen Paulson, San Francisco Symphony Principal Bassoonist / Music Director and Conductor of Symphony Parnassus

Sunday, May 4, 2014, 6:30 - 9:30

Repertoire will include

  • Holst: Jig from St. Paul’s Suite
  • Mozart: Andante from Divertimento K.138
  • Britten: Frolicsome Finale from Simple Symphony


Optional pre-workshop sectional rehearsals will be held on the evening of April 30.

Repertoire Samples

Review the music samples below to get an idea of the level of difficulty of the workshop repertoire. FOR EVALUATION ONLY - this is not the workshop repertoire.

VIOLIN 1

VIOLIN 2

VIOLA

CELLO

BASS

 

The workshop is now closed.

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WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY

"The workshop for me brought back a host of personal memories about how making music together is one of life's great treasures."

"I feel as though I've been invited into the heart of the Symphony."

"Wow!  My first time at Davies Symphony Hall, and certainly the musical experience of my lifetime."

"This was a very satisfying, supremely FUN experience.  I loved Donato Cabrera's infectious enthusiasm."