VYMA Dress Rehearsal December 12th!

is Tuesday, December 12th  

at Thorne Hall at Occidental College,
1600 Campus Rd in Eagle Rock. Click here for a map. 
Call time for ALL musicians is 4:15pm

Attendance at the Dress Rehearsal is mandatory in order to perform in the concert.
**Normal clothes should be worn to the dress rehearsal (concert dress is for the concert only).** No snacks allowed in the building.

  • String Orchestra is dismissed at 5:45 pm
  • Youth Orchestra is dismissed at 6:30 pm

*Please allow extra time for parking! * We have a limited amount of time to use the hall, so the dress rehearsal must start on time. Parking is on campus in the visitor lots or on the roads surrounding Thorne Hall. Late musicians should enter the building through the backstage entrance at the loading dock. 

PARENTS - We need your help!


 Contact Megan to sign up

During the Dress Rehearsal, we need:

  • 2 parents to monitor the doors to the hall
  • 3 parents to chaperone musicians backstage

On the concert day, we need:

  • 3 parents to pass out programs at the doors
  • 2 parents to help sell raffle tickets before and during the concert 
  • 2 parents to help usher the musicians on stage during the concert (you would still get to watch the concert)
  • A photographer to take pictures during the sound check

is Saturday, December 16th 

Call time for ALL musicians is 1:30pm

Concert begins at 3pm and should end around 4:30pm

Concert dress for boys: 
white shirt
black tie (bow or straight)
black pants
black dress shoes

Concert dress for girls:
white top or sweater
black skirt, dress or pants
black dress shoes 

Rehearsal Schedule

Rehearsals will be at the First Congregational Church in Glendale, 2001 Cañada Blvd. Click here for a map. Park in the lot off Wabasso and enter the building through Fellowship Hall (the big room closest to the parking lot). There will be a sign in sheet inside. Be sure to sign in and out at every rehearsal. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your rehearsal so we can get started and make the best use of our time. The full rehearsal schedule is available on our website. Click here to view the calendar. 

  • Youth Orchestra: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
  • String Orchestra: 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm

Attendance & Preparedness

Be sure to keep track of your music binder and bring it to every rehearsal. In addition to the music binder, *|FNAME|* should bring a wire music stand and a pencil to every rehearsal. Please be sure label your binder and music stand with your musician's name.

Attendance is very important for your musician's continued participation in VYMA. If your musician will be absent, please notify Megan in advance.

After 4 missed rehearsals, your musician will not be permitted to perform in our concert. Attendance at the Dress Rehearsal is mandatory in order to perform in the concert.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. We look forward to seeing *|FNAME|* on Tuesday!

Megan Massey
Program Coordinator
Verdugo Young Musicians Association
(818) 433-1231

Sam Chilingarian
Artistic Director
Verdugo Young Musicians Association
(818) 383-4677