Instrumental Workshops

Play Out, Davies!

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 $50 per person.


There will be two workshops:

Woodwinds & Brass
Strings

PLEASE NOTE: workshops fill up fast. When the workshop is full, we will place your name on a waiting list and will contact you once we know about availability.

Complete the application form online below. You will be notified of acceptance by mid-September via email. Registration is not complete until you receive confirmation and instructions for payment.


Play Out, Davies! for Woodwinds & Brass

Donato Cabrera, Workshop Leader
Sunday, November 2, 2014, 6:30 - 9:30

Repertoire will include

  • Respighi: Balletto from Ancient Airs & Dances, Suite No. 1
    (arr. Brubaker)
  • Verdi:Truimphal March from Aida (arr. Richard)

Optional pre-workshop sectional rehearsals will be held on the evenings of October 27 and 28. 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 full.

You may apply to be on the waiting list. We will contact you if space should become available

APPLY FOR THE WAITING LIST - WINDS

 

 

Play Out, Davies! for Strings

Donato Cabrera, Workshop Leader
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 6:30 - 9:30

Repertoire will include

  • Handel: Air and BourrĂ©e from Water Music
  • Dag Wiren: Andante esspressivo from Serenade for String Orchestra
  • Holst: Dance from Brook Green Suite


Optional pre-workshop sectional rehearsals will be held on the evening of October 14.

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 full.

You may apply to be on the waiting list. We will contact you if space should become available

APPLY FOR THE WAITING LIST - STRINGS

 


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The San Francisco Symphony gratefully acknowledges the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation and the League of American Orchestras for their generous support of this program.

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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."