Current Member Information

2019-2020 Audition Results

Rehearsal Information, 2019-2020 Season

All Ensembles


Things to bring to rehearsal:

  • Instrument
  • Music
  • Music stand
  • Pencil

Things NOT to bring to rehearsal:

  • Gum
  • Food or drink of any type
  • Cell phones, unless turned off or on silent.

Students should use the restroom before rehearsal, not during, unless it is an extreme emergency.


Novice Strings, Intermezzo, Concert, and Philharmonia


Location: First Baptist Church, 600 Governor’s Drive. Please enter at the East Entrance. Code: See information packet.  (The East Entrance is the one closest to the downtown hospitals.)

Ensemble Conductor Time Room
Novice Strings Bethany Wing Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 342
Intermezzo Kelli Battraw Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 324
Concert Kelli Battraw Tuesdays 6:10-7:25 324
Philharmonia Susan Mullen Tuesdays 5:45-7:15 327
Philharmonia Sectional Coach Tuesdays 5:45-7:15 343
Family Waiting All orchestras All rehearsals 321

Novice Strings, Intermezzo, Concert, and Philharmonia Rehearsal Notes:

  • Aug 20th: First rehearsal
  • Oct 8th: Fall break – no rehearsals
  • Oct 15th: Rehearsal at Trinity UMC
  • Nov 26th: Thanksgiving break – no rehearsals
  • Feb 25: Rehearsal at Asbury UMC
  • Mar 31: Spring break – no rehearsals
  • May 12: Last rehearsal

Parents should pick children up at their classrooms after rehearsals.

If missing rehearsal, please contact your conductor, preferably ahead of time.

Please note that waiting parents and siblings may use room 321 to wait in. Other rooms may be empty at times, but FBC requests that we not use them as they may occasionally be in use.

Novice Strings, Intermezzo, Concert Orchestra, and Philharmonia Concert Schedule

  • Oct 20: Fall Concert -Trinity United Methodist Church, 2:00 (Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia, Sinfonia, HYS)
  • Dec 7: Holiday Concert – Randolph Thurber Auditorium, 10:30 (Novice Strings, Intermezzo, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia, Sinfonia)
  • Mar 1: Winter Concert – Asbury UMC, 3:00 (Novice Strings, Intermezzo, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia, Sinfonia)
  • May 17:  Spring Concerts – Trinity UMC. (2pm – Novice, Intermezzo, Concert Orchestra, and Philharmonia; 4pm – Sinfonia and HYS)

Note:  All HYO concerts are free.  Please bring your students to listen, even if they are not playing.


Sinfonia


Location: Randolph High school, 4909 Garth Rd., Huntsville AL 35802.

Ensemble Conductor Time
Sinfonia Joseph Lee Mondays 5:15-6:45

Sinfonia Schedule Notes

  • Aug 19: First rehearsal
  • Sept 2: Labor Day – no rehearsal
  • Oct 7: Fall break – no rehearsal
  • Oct 14: dress rehearsal at Trinity UMC
  • Nov 11: Veteran’s Day – No rehearsal
  • Nov 25: Thanksgiving – No rehearsal
  • Jan 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No rehearsal
  • Feb 17: Presidents Day – No rehearsal
  • Feb 24: rehearsal at Asbury UMC
  • Mar 30: Spring break – no rehearsal
  • Mar 2: dress rehearsal at Asbury UMC
  • May 11: dress rehearsal at Trinity UMC

Sinfonia Concert Schedule

  • Oct 20: Fall Concert – Trinity UMC, 2:00
  • Dec 7 (Saturday): Holiday Concert, 10:30 (tentative)  (Sinfonia, Philharmonia, ConcertOrchestra, Intermezzo, Novice)
  • Mar 1: HYO Concert – Asbury UMC, 3:00 (Sinfonia, Philharmonia, Concert Orchestra, Intermezzo, Novice Strings)
  • Panoply, Date and time TBA, usually last weekend in April
  • May 17: Sprint Concert – Trinity UMC (2pm – Novice, Intermezzo, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia; 4pm – Sinfonia & HYS)

If missing Sinfonia or Huntsville Youth Symphony rehearsal, please contact Stacey Bagwell, ahead of time if possible at (256) 714-0794 or hyoassistance@gmail.com.


Huntsville Youth Symphony


Location: Randolph High school, 4909 Garth Rd., Huntsville AL 35802.

Ensemble Conductor Time
Huntsville Youth Symphony Joseph Lee Mondays 7:00-9:00

HYS Rehearsal Notes

  • Aug 19: First rehearsal
  • Sept 2: Labor Day – No rehearsal
  • Sept 21 (Saturday): Tux fitting @ HYO Office, 9:30-11:30 (HYS Gentlemen only)
  • Oct 7: Fall Break – no rehearsal
  • Oct 14: Dress rehearsal at Trinity UMC
  • Oct 19 (Saturday): Rehearsal with soloist at Trinity UMC 9:30-12:00 followed by tentative lunch at Jason’s Deli with the soloist
  • Nov 11: Veteran’s Day – No rehearsal
  • Nov 25: Thanksgiving – No rehearsal
  • Dec 7 (Saturday): Carols of Christmas rehearsal at Trinity UMC, 3:00-6:00
  • Dec 8-9: Carols of Christmas concerts, Trinity UMC
  • Jan 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No rehearsal
  • Feb 17: Presidents Day – No rehearsal
  • Feb 24: Rehearsal at Asbury UMC
  • Mar 2: Dress rehearsal at Asbury UMC
  • Mar 30: Spring Break – No rehearsal
  • May 11: Dress rehearsal at Trinity UMC

HYS Concert Schedule

  • Oct 20: Fall Concert – Trinity UMC, 2:00
  • Dec 8-9: Carols of Christmas – Trinity UMC
  • Mar 8: HYS Concert – Asbury UMC, 3:00
  • May 17: Spring Concert –  Trinity UMC (2pm – Novice, Intermezzo, Concert, Philharmonia; 4pm – Sinfonia & HYS)

If missing Sinfonia or Huntsville Youth Symphony rehearsal, please contact Stacey Bagwell, ahead of time if possible at (256) 714-0794 or hyoassistance@gmail.com.