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Thanks for expressing an interest in playing in this set! Unfortunately, at this time this set is full on . Please use the dropdown above or contact membership@sfcivicmusic.org for other playing opportunities. Interested in Being a Standby Player?

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However, we often have a few musicians who drop out during the set for various reasons. By opting-in to a standby seat, you will join us during rehearsals, and will join us for the concert if another musician has dropped out.

It is likely you would be able to join us, but we cannot guarantee a place in the concert.

Contact membership@sfcivicmusic.org with any questions about being a standby player.

Civic Symphony Summer 2024 Set-Unconquerable Spirits

Rehearsals for this set are on April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22, May 28, May 29.

By opting into this set, you are agreeing to abide by our Code of Conduct for all musicians.

Community Night April 25, 2024 – For all Strings

Rehearsals for this set are on .

Greetings Fellow Civic String Players! Community Night is pleased to announce our next evening of music making. It will be a group read of the repertoire below. The music is great, ditto the string parts, 10 of which are called for in Bach's Brandenburg 3!   Please OPT-IN on the Community Night webpage; Links to parts will also be there. https://www.sfcivicmusic.org/community-nights Date & Venue:  Thursday April 25th, 7pm-9:30pm The Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way, San Francisco, CA 94114 Upstairs in the Randall Room, capacity ~24. Repertoire: Warlock, Capriol Suite for String Orchestra,1926 (v1 v2 va c b) Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G, BWV 1048 (v1 v2 v3 va1 va2 va3 c1 c2 c3 b) Handel, Concerti Grossi Op.6, No. 1 G major HWV319 (v1 v2 va c b) Handel, Concerti Grossi Op.6, No. 10 d minor HWV328, VI. Allegro moderato (v1 v2 v c) Schubert, String Quartet #14 in d minor, "Death and the Maiden,"  II. Andante con moto (v1 v2 va c) Brahms, String Quintet No. 1 in F major, Op. 88, I.Allegro non troppo ma con brio, II. Grave ed Music also at: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1twsQJe9WsRaJQYuUEJtZ-tkYYm2cmeoh  Please bring stands and music, they will not be available at the venue. Thoughts or questions can be sent to vik@sfcivicmusic.org. Thank you all. Vik Sharma SFCMA Community Night

By opting into this set, you are agreeing to abide by our Code of Conduct for all musicians.

Civic Strings Spring 2024 – Mozart, Vivaldi, Shostakovich and Brahms

Rehearsals for this set are on March 18, March 25, April 1, April 8, April 15, April 22, April 29, May 6, May 13, May 19.

Please join us for the 2024 Civic Strings Spring set! Michelle Maruyama will be returning as conductor.

Mozart String Quartet in D Major K. 155
Vivaldi Concerto for 4 Violins
Shostakovich Romance (arr. Naughtin)
Brahms Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2 (arr. Naughtin)
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 6 (arr. Naughtin)

Rehearsals will be on Monday evenings beginning March 18, from 7:00 PM to 9:15 PM at First Baptist Church, 22 Waller St, San Francisco, CA 94102. The doors will open at 6:30 PM, with rehearsals beginning at 7:00 PM.
Note the start time is slightly earlier than the previous sets.

March 18
March 25
April 1
April 8
April 15
April 22
April 29
May 6
May 13
May 19 (Concert)

Location: First Baptist Church SF, 22 Waller St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Doors OPEN: 6:30 (South-East Corner of Octavia and Waller, on Octavia)
Doors CLOSE: 7:00
Rehearsal Ends: 9:15

There are two places to park for rehearsals. There is a small parking lot beside the church at 29 Octavia St, San Francisco. Note this is Octavia STREET not Octavia BOULEVARD. Octavia Street is an access street next to the church. If you arrive early enough you can probably park there.
There is also a larger second 'upper' lot at 137 Haight St, San Francisco. It is posted as a private lot, but the gate should be open and we can park there for rehearsals. If you park there, stairs lead from that parking lot to the lower lot by the church.

Location: First Baptist Church SF, 22 Waller St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Doors OPEN for musicians: 1:00 PM
REHEARSAL: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Doors OPEN for audience 2:30 PM
Concert begins: 3:00 PM

Unbowed parts and scores are currently available in this Google Drive folder

If you know in advance you are going to be absent from any rehearsal, please let us know either by submitting the absence here
or email both the conductor (michelle@sfcivicmusic.org) and the orchestra manager (greg.todaro@sfcivicmusic.org).

Please text Greg at 415-622-5369 BEFORE 7:00 PM if you THINK you are going to be late for rehearsal and we'll work with you to arrange letting you in.

If you have not already done so this season, please fill out our waiver prior to attending the first rehearsal here:

By opting into this set, you are agreeing to abide by our Code of Conduct for all musicians.
If you have any questions or issues with this form, please contact membership@sfcivicmusic.org