Junior Repertory Orchestra

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Adam Grossman, Director

Junior Repertory Orchestra (JRO) is open to intermediate pre-college string players, woodwinds, and brass. JRO is the entry level full-orchestra ensemble for NEC Prep. To be placed in JRO, students generally play with fluidity, have a developed vibrato, and are comfortable playing three-octave scales and arpeggios. While orchestral assignments are made by level, not age, most members of JRO are in grades 7-10.

Rehearsals: Saturday, 1:00-2:30 PM

 

Repertoire

2021-22 Highlights include:

Copland: Down a Country Lane

Rossini: Il Signor Bruschino Overture

 

2020-21 Highlights included:

Mozart: La Clemenza di Tito

Saint-Saens: Rigaudon

 

2019-20 Highlights included:

Beethoven: excerpts from The Creatures of Prometheus

Placement and Seating Audition Information

Seating Audition Sign-up: After placement into JRO, all students will take a seating audition. Seating audition information is sent to all registered JRO students.  More information coming soon!

2022-2023 Calendar

Complete Schedule

Concert Dates:

Monday, December 19, 2022

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Attendance

  • Attendance is required at all regularly scheduled classes, rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and performances be it virtually or in-person. Students are expected to be ready to begin on-time. Attendance will be taken at the beginning of each session.
  • Anyone arriving/logging-in more than 30 minutes late or leaving/logging-out 30 minutes early will be considered absent from the entire rehearsal or class.
  • No more than 3 absences per semester are allowed and notice must be given at least two weeks prior by submitting an Absence Request Form to the NEC Prep offices. Absence request forms can be submitted to the Ensemble manager at junior.repertoryorchestra@necmusic.edu or to Luis Herrera Albertazzi, Large Ensemble Manager.
  • Read our full attendance policy here: https://necmusic.edu/prep/absence-requests

Still have questions?

Email Luis Herrera Albertazzi, Large Ensemble Manager, or call the NEC Prep hotline at (617) 585-1160.

During the academic year, JRO members can also contact the JRO student manager.