AFO musicians will also perform pop-up mini concerts, participate in the popular Trail Mix Concert Tour and perform in traditional chamber music concerts throughout the region.
Festival Orchestra Dates:
May 19 – 27
Orientation: Breakfast May 19
Concert Dates: May 21, 24, 27, 2016
Concert One Only Residency: Travel days May 18 & 22. Rehearsals May 19 – 21. Concert May 21.
Concerts One & Two Residency: Travel days May 18 & 25. Rehearsals May 19 – 24. Concerts May 21 & 24.
Concerts One, Two & Three Residency: Travel days May 18 & 28. Rehearsals May 19- 28 Concerts May 21, 24, & 27.
Compensation: Each musician will receive a stipend for participating in the Artosphere Festival Orchestra. Compensation will be computed for each individual residency based instrumentation needs only. Section Principals and Concertmaster will receive additional bonus compensation
Additionally each participant will receive a meal stipend (Prepaid credit card to be provided)
Venue: Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Travel: Travel to and from Northwest Arkansas is the responsibility of each participating musician.
Additional cartage is available for bass, cello, tuba, and harp, and will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Lodging and meals: Lodging to be provided by the Festival.
Orchestra Concert Dress: Black suits with black shirts for men, no tie required. Black dresses or Black slacks with black blouses with long sleeves for women. No short skirts, no sleeveless dresses.
Musicians selected to play in the Artosphere Festival Orchestra may also participate in the Artosphere Chamber Music series, as well as outreach programs.
If you are interested in participating in the 2016 Artosphere Festival Orchestra or have any questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.