Come & Play!


Conductor: Erin R. Freeman

Come & Play

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Rehearsal at 2:30pm

Concert at 6pm

Location:  Verizon Wireless Arena, Stuart C. Siegel Center

Virginia Commonwealth University


Registration Deadline October 1, 2013

Please note: T-shirts for Come & Play 2013 are no longer available.


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The Richmond Symphony's largest community event! Musicians of all ages and levels of ability are invited to bring their instruments and play alongside the musicians of the Richmond Symphony under the baton of Associate Conductor Erin R. Freeman. This event is presented in support of music education in schools through the Symphony @ School program. The event will be held at the Verizon Wireless Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Please be advised: 

  • RSO is not responsible for the care of participants; elementary-aged students must have an adult present at ALL times.
  • Euphonium/baritone players must be able to read tenor and/or bass clef.
  • Percussionists should be able to provide their own instruments and mallets (limited space available). 
  • We are unable to accommodate pianists, saxophonists, guitarists and recorders due to orchestra constraints. 
  • Parts are available for musicians of all levels
  • Parts will be tailored to fit the experience level of participants. 
  • Harp players are welcome!

2013 Come & Play Program:

(*Program order TBA)

Grieg - In the Hall of the Mountain King from Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt,

Saint-Saëns - "Bacchanale" from Samson and Delilah

Mascagni - Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana

De Falla - "Ritual Fire Dance" from El amor brujo

Berlioz - "Hungarian March" from La Damnation de Faust, Opus 24 [Rákózy March] (Advanced Players only!)

Webber - Selections from Phantom of the Opera

Wendel - The Poltergeist Polka

Williams - Star Wars, Main Theme



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