General Rehearsal Information


Rehearsals are normally held from 5:45pm to 8:30pm, in Greenwall Auditorium in the VAPA Building at Bennington College in North Bennington VT. There is generally a break during which players can share snacks brought by sections of the orchestra. The assignment of which section brings snacks is listed with the rehearsal dates on this page, and generally alternates between the strings and the wiond, brass and percussion sections.

2017-18 Season Dates


Following are the performance dates and programs for Sage City Symphony's 2017-18 season.

Fall Concert: November 19 2017 at 4 p.m. Program: All Brahms, Symphony no. 3, Piano concerto in d minor, 3rd movement, Tony Lu (Bennington College student), soloist, and Nonie for chorus and orchestra

  • Rehearsal Dates
  • No rehearsal Columbus Day weekend, October 8
  • Sept 24 (Snacks strings and percussion), Oct 1 (Snacks brass and winds) , Oct 15 (Snacks strings and percussion), Oct 22 (Snacks brass and winds), Oct 29 (Snacks strings and percussion), Nov 5 (Snacks brass and winds), Nov 12 (Snacks strings and percussion).
  • Saturday Nov 18 rehearsal is an hour earlier, from 4:45 to 7:30 pm. (Snacks brass and winds)
  • Click here to download the rehearsal order for Oct 29 through Nov 18.

Winter Concert: February 11 2018 at 4 p.m. All French program. Rehearsal Dates: 1/21,28 2/4,10

Youth Concert: March 11 2018 at 4:00 p.m., featuring composers from the class of Nick Brooke, Bennington College. Rehearsal Dates: 2/18,25 3/4,10

Spring Concert: May 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., featuring a commissioned work by Keane Southard. Rehearsal Dates: 3/25 4/8,15,22,29 5/6,13,19

Music for Perfomances


Unless it is protected, music available for fair use will generally be available via ISMLP or posted on Google Drive. Bowings will be distibuted via Google Drive. Hard copy will be made available from our librarian is Ralph Thomas, who can be contacted via Email.

String Bowings - Brahms Symphony No 2


Downloadable Documents for Mileage

Unless otherwise noted, rehearsals are in Greenwall Auditorium on the Bennington College campus at 5:45pm on Sundays. Rehearsal schedules for prior seasons are available from the web master.