2017 Symphony Workshop

Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

Hutt Valley High School, Lower Hutt
Friday to Sunday, 1st - 3rd September

Orchestral director: Mark Carter


Players were able to experience this dramatic music as we played movements 1, 4 and 5. 

TuttiFrom the the play through on Friday evening to the final performance on Sunday afternoon, there was the usual amazing improvement as we responded to the expert and sympathetic tutoring of NZSO tutors on the Saturday. 

Photos from the weekend.

Brass and 3 tutors
The brass was divided into horns, lower brass (trombone and tuba) and trumpet for
sectional tutoring. Here are the 3 sections in a combined brass play through.

Mark Carter in concert
Conductor Mark Carter now in more formal black for the final concert.

strings and percussion on stage.
A view showing the violins and the extent of the wind, brass and percussion.

From the other side, especially of the cellos. There were a number of younger players
 taking part in the weekend, and we are grateful to the Bear Trust for sponsoring their  

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