Welcome to the home page of the De Anza College Chamber Orchestra.
We will be performing in two concerts this Winter quarter on the evenings of
March 14th (Sunday) and 20th (Saturday). Both will be in the
Visual and Performing Arts Center
The first concert features Beethoven's Triple Concerto and Choral
Fantasy. The Fantasy is a joint effort with De Anza's Choral
department. On the 20th, we will join forces again in accompanying the
chorus for Handel's Israel in Egypt.
Under the direction of our Music Director, Loren Tayerle
7:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 14th in the
Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC)
(the 14th is the beginning of daylight savings time; don't be late!)
Tickets available at the door: $10 general admission; $5 students & seniors
- Beethoven, Choral Fantasy (Opus 80)
- Beethoven, Triple Concerto (Opus 56)
- Johann Strauss, Jr., Overture to Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)
- Michael Senturia, Variations on a Theme of Beethoven
(Symphony #7's Andante)
We perform in De Anza College's
Visual and Performing Arts Center which is
near Stelling and Stevens Creek in Cupertino (map).
Car and bicycle parking are available. Additionally, the VTA #23 stops right between our practice and
Accompanying the De Anza Chorus under De Anza Choral Director Ilan Glasman
- Handel, Israel in Egypt - (music was handed out in class)
Concert and Critical Rehearsal Dates
("VPAC" is the Visual and Performing Arts Center in the northeast corner of
De Anza's campus)
- VPAC rehearsal - Thursday, March 4th,
7:00-10:00pm in the VPAC
- non-VPAC dress rehearsal - Thursday, March 11th,
7:00-10:00pm in A-31
- pre-rehearsal - Sunday, March 14th, 5:00pm in the VPAC
- concert #1 - Sunday, March 14th, 7:30pm in the VPAC
dress rehearsal #2 -
Thursday, March 18th, 7:00-10:00pm in the VPAC
concert #2 (w/chorus) - Saturday, March 20th, 7:30pm in the VPAC
is the Yahoo group used to post announcements to orchestra members.
It also contains member-specific files like our roster and other
- Our Facebook page
Joining in the fun
You should register for Spring Quarter
2010! If you'd like to support the orchestra in its recruiting
efforts, put up one of these recruiting
posters wherever you work or play.
Feel free to contact the communications manager, Soren Spies, (email@example.com) or the
director, Loren Tayerle (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any
questions. Prior orchestral experience is helpful but not required.
We practice from 7pm-10pm on Thursday nights in De Anza's room A-31 (inside
the shaded building "A3" on this campus map -- note the
big parking structure -- parking is $2). De Anza itself is at Stevens
Creek and Highway 85 (directions).
(hooray for showing up in search engines :)
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