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    Welcome to the CRSO 2018-19 
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    The Orchestra is traveling to Spain this year!  

    Click Spain Information to view the packet and movie.

    The Orchestra is 105-member strong and will be busy preparing great music for a number of performances this year. Our members are part of a dedicated, fun, and hard-working group who have grown together into an amazing ensemble. The Council Rock community is extremely proud and supportive of our entire music program K-12 and are particularly impressed with our orchestra students! The group will be performing at our school for the annual Winter and Spring Concerts and Orchestra Festival, plus will be heard at many venues outside CR South including  the Oxford Valley Barnes and Noble, the Council Rock Orchestra Festival, and at performance venues in Seville, Granada, and Toledo, Spain. Previous performances have included 5 performances at the PMEA (Pennsylvania Music Educators Association) Conference in 2006, 2009, 2012, 2014, and 2018 and 4 other overseas performances in Scotland (2003), Italy (2007), France and Monaco (2011), and Greece (2015). The CRSO has also performed at Carnegie Hall (February 2016), the Cherry Blossom Festival (2012), with the Philadelphia Orchestra (2009), at Phillies Games (2011, 2014, 2018), in Baltimore's Symphony Hall (2005), and at the White House (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018). Our pieces for this year include:

     
    El Amor Brujo......................................................................................da Falla
    Scheherazade Movements 3+4............................................Rimsky-Korsakov
    Malaguena ...............................................................................Lecuona/Grofe
    The Pirates of the Caribbean  ..................................................Badelt/Ricketts
    Habanera (Violin Solo) ......................................................................Sarasate
     
    Concerts for this school year:
     

    Barnes and Noble Oxford Valley - December 7, 7:00pm

    Winter Concert, CR South - December 12, 7:00pm

    White House - December 18, 1:00pm 

    PMEA Orchestra Workshop @ North Penn HS - January 19, 1:00pm

    Council Rock South Orchestra Pyramid Concert - March 22, 7:00pm

    SPAIN Preview Concert, CR South - March 29, 7:00pm

    Teatro Auditorio Riberas Del Guadera, Sevilla, Spain - April 12

    Auditorio Manuel de Falla, Granada, Spain - April 14

    Plaza Ayuntamiento, Toledo, Spain - April 17

    Pennsbury Orchestra Festival, Pennsbury HS - May 1, 7:00pm

    Council Rock Orchestra Festival, CR South - May 10, 6:00pm

    Spring Concert, CR South - May 22, 7:00pm

     

    Fundraising Page:

    http://crsofundraising.com/

     

     
    The CRSO performed at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, February 13, 2016 
     
    Carnegie



    The concert featured senior violinist May Wang on Sarasate's Malagu
    ena. Here is the full program:
    Capriccio Espagnol...........................................Rimsky-Korsakov
    Malaguena......................................................................Sarasate
      Danzon No. 2 .................................................................Marquez 
     
     
    Click Here to listen to our orchestra! 
     

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