Regular rehearsals will take place on Sundays, 1:30 – 3:30 pm at Price Music Center, NCSU. The 3:45 – 4:45 hour will be used on a regular basis for sectional rehearsals or master classes. Each member should plan to stay later at least once a month. The precise schedule TBD.
Musicians must make a serious commitment to attending the weekly rehearsals detailed in the calendar below and abide by the attendance requirements in the Jazz Ensembles Handbook. Everyone is expected to be ready to play at the beginning of a scheduled rehearsal and at the call time before a performance.
No one will be excused from a dress rehearsal or concert unless it is for severe illness or death in the family.
Fall Dress Rehearsal: October 28, 2018, 4:40-5:35, Cary Arts Center Theatre, 101 Dry Ave, Cary, NC 27511
Fall Concert: November 4, 2018, 4:00, Cary Arts Center Theatre, 101 Dry Ave, Cary, NC 27511
Searstone Concert: TBD, Ballroom 17001 Searstone Dr, Cary, NC 27513
Christmas Concert: December 21, 2018, 7:30 pm, Carol Woods, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
First Night Rehearsals: December 23 and 30, 1:00-3:00, venue TBA
First Night: December 31, 2018 Times and venues TBA
Mandatory Recording: January 20, 1 – 5:00 pm, Manifold Recording, 2540 Seaforth Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312
Classics and Cuisine: February 9, 2019, 4 – 8:00 pm, Temple Beth Or, 5315 Creedmoor Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612
UNC Chapel Hill Jazz Festival February 16, 2019
Spring Concert: March 31, 2019, 2:00 pm, North Carolina Museum of History, Daniels Auditorium, 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Searstone Concert: TBD Ballroom 17001 Searstone Dr, Cary, NC 27513
Fall Concert: Tickets at $10 for adults and $5 for children are sold through the Town of Cary. Advance tickets are available in person at The Cary (Movie) Theater Box Office,122 E. Chatham St. Cary, NC 27511 Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.The Town is opening the Box Office in the Cary Arts Center one hour before the concert.Tickets are also available online for an extra charge through Etix
Spring Concert: Free of charge. Donations accepted.
Fall Dress and Concert Instructions
Dress Rehearsal 10/28 Arrive at the Cary Arts Center at 4:20 and unpack in Dressing Rooms A/B off the the Green Room downstairs. TYJE will rehearse from 4:40 to 5:15.
Concert 11/4 Arrive at the Cary Arts Center at 3:30 and warm-up in loading dock and hallway. Come in concert hall just before 4:00, sitting in Row B. Bass and bari can be left backstage. Map of Cary Arts Center
only required for the concert, not dress rehearsal, and is as follows:
Black pants (no jeans), black jacket, white long-sleeved shirt, long red tie, black socks and black shoes. Girls may wear a white blouse with black pants or skirt.
Jazz Ensemble Handbook
Members and families should read and agree to the terms in the Jazz Ensembles Handbook.
Annual Participation Fees
Checks in the amount of $430 are payable to Philharmonic Association, or PA, Inc.
The Philharmonic Association, Inc.
PO Box 782
Cary, North Carolina 27512
Need based financial assistance is available.