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.

Workshops in the 2015-2016 season are as follows:

Strings: Sunday, November 1 and Sunday, June 12

Woodwinds, Brass, & Percussion: Sunday, November 15 and Sunday, June 5

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. You will be notified of acceptance via email. Registration is not complete until you receive confirmation and instructions for payment.



Play Out, Davies! for Strings

Donato Cabrera, Workshop Leader
Sunday, November 1, 2015, 6:30 - 9:30

Repertoire will include

  • Grieg: Gavotte from Holberg Suite
  • Britten: Boisterous BourrĂ©e from Simple Symphony


     APPLY NOW FOR strings     





Play Out, Davies!
         for Woodwinds, Brass, & Percussion

Donato Cabrera, Workshop Leader
Sunday, November 15, 2015, 6:30 - 9:30

Repertoire will include

  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
  • selections from Bizet's Carmen Suite

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.




     E Flat Clarinet     

      B Flat Clarinet    

       Alto Clarinet     

      BASS Clarinet     


           alto SaX          

         tenor sax         

            BARI sax          

       French HORN       



     Baritone horn     



The Winds workshop is now full.

We encourage you to add your name to the waiting list, as places may open up. We will contact you if space should become available.

     APPLY NOW FOR the waiting list - winds     



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