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LVSO Summer Workshop 2024 - Preliminary Schedule

LVSO  Music Workshop Weekend 

Location: Morgan Auditorium on the University of La Verne Campus

  • 1950  W 3rd St. La Verne CA 91750. Morgan is located in Founders Hall. Use main steps in front, near 3rd and B St, or use the accessible entrance and elevator by entering at the SW corner of the brick building (Mainiero Hall), which connects to Founders....
  • NOTE: the parking lot adjacent to Maniero Hall will be closed for upgrading, and will not be open until the start of the semester. This means we will utilize street parking, and other nearby lots.


Saturday July 20 - Morning and Afternoon sessions, including full group and chamber groups 

  • 9:30am: Opening session – Morgan Auditorium – on stage. ("Orientation", Reading session, General tips, Chamber group/sectional "assignments" confirmed)
  • 12pm:  lunch break (lots of places nearby or bring in food)
  • 1:15pm: check-in at Morgan, Chamber group/sectionals (rooms tbd)
  • 2:30pm: break
  • 2:45 – 3:45pm - full group in Morgan
  • 3:45pm - break
  • 4pm – Chamber groups/Sectionals
  • 6:30pm: End of day 1 (Perhaps group dinner somewhere for those who wish….)

Sunday July 21 - Afternoon/Eve.  (* this may change slightly - we're still working out some logistics..)

  • 2:30 - 3pm  - Full group session - warmup and soundcheck onstage
  • 3 – 3:15pm Wind Group (Chamber Winds of the SWE) soundcheck
  • 3:15 - 4:15pm – Chamber groups short soundchecks onstage if needed. 
  • 4:30pm Showcase Concert (Order TBA - Chamber Winds of the SWE will go first, as some have another obligation in the early evening)  (about 2 hours - performance by full group and chamber groups)

Workshop Tentative Repertoire

Repertoire is still being finalized as we receive more registrations, but these selections are the most likely!

(PDF practice parts will be posted very soon - likely by Saturday July 13.


  • Bartok - Romanian Folk Dances
  • Mascagni - “Intermezzo” from Cavalleria Rusticana
  • Mozart - Symphony No. 29, 1st mvt.


  • Jenkins - Palladio

WIND ENSEMBLE (Chamber Winds of the SWE) (George Osorio will direct this group)

  • Charles Gounod, Petite Symphonie pour une Flûtem deux Hautbois, deux Clarinettes, deux Cors, et deux Bassons


  • Chant and Fugue
  • Give Me Your Hand


  • (some groups are already formed and practicing, more groups will be formed as interest is shown)
  • String Trio - Schubert, Allegro in B-flat major D. 471
  • Piano Sextet (+): Gorelli - “Christmas Concerto" ; Massenet - ”Meditation from the Thais"; Mozart - “Piano Trio in Eb Major”
  • BRASS GROUPS  Rep TBA - see Musician Resources Page for some possible repertoire (or if you are a brass player coming to join and have a possible selection, please let Dr. Mann know
  • other groups tba