Stambaugh Youth Concert Band Member Blog

Rehearsal Reminder for 9-27

Thank you all for a great first rehearsal this past Tuesday! We all are excited about the musical potential of the ensemble, and are excited about all of the repertoire. Please communicate any conflicts with us. 

A reminder that your attendance every week is crucial for the success of the ensemble. Remember, the goal of rehearsal is to learn how your part fits into the greater. 

Included in this post is the rehearsal schedule as well as audio for the repertoire. Please listen to these to become more familiar with the music and your individual parts. 

Rehearsal Schedule for September 27, 2022
(subject to change)
 
  • 6:00-6:15: Warm-Ups/Tuning
  • 6:15-6:30: Safely Rest
  • 6:30-6:50: Into the Raging River
  • 6:50-7:20: Choose Joy
  • BREAK
  • 7:30-7:55: Hobbits
  • 7:55-8:25: The Thunderer
  • 8:25-8:30: Star Spangled Banner/Announcements

Have a great week and we look forward to seeing you on Tuesday evening!

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, Mr. Sensabaugh

 

SYCB Fall 2022 First Rehearsal

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, and Mr. Sensabaugh are very excited to start the 2022 fall semester of the Stambaugh Youth Concert Band on Tuesday evening. We have heard outstanding auditions over the past two weeks, and are very excited about the musical potential of this ensemble. The schedule for Tuesday, September 20 is below. We look forward to seeing you and making music together.

Rehearsal Schedule for September 20, 2022

(subject to change)

  • 6:00: Student and Parent Meeting (Concert Hall)
  • 6:20: Seating and passing out music on stage
  • 6:50: Welcome/introductions; Warm-Up fundamentals
  • 7:15: Into the Raging River; Steven Reineke
  • 7:35: Safely Rest; Nicole Piunno
  • 7:50: Choosing Joy; Randall Standridge
  • 8:10-8:25: TBD
  • 8:25: Announcements/Reminders
  • 8:30 Dismissal

SYCB Fall Semester 2022

Welcome to the 21st Season of the Henry H. Stambaugh Youth Concert Band (SYCB). Auditions will be held for wind and percussion musicians at Stambaugh Auditorium on Tuesday, September 6 from 5-9 PM and Tuesday, September 13 from 5-9 PM.
 
September 6, 2021 – Auditions
September 13, 2021 – Auditions
September 20, 2021 – parent meeting and first fall semester SYCB rehearsal from 6:00pm to 8:30pm.
September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8 – weekly SYCB rehearsals from 6:00pm to 8:30pm
November 14, 2021 – SYCB dress rehearsal from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
November 15, 2021 – SYCB Fall Concert
Please invite other wind and percussion students that you know whom you feel would be a good addition to the Stambaugh Youth Concert Band. Please see the general requirements below.
 
General Requirements:
 
Student must be:
  • A member in good standing of their high school instrumental music program
  • In grades 9 through 12, consideration given to 8th graders
  • Recommended by their high school band director
  • Home school students must be recommended by a private teacher
 
Students are required to bring the signed personnel form to their audition
Students selected will follow all guidelines, rules, and regulations of SYCB
Students becoming members of SYCB will be responsible for an $85.00 fee for the 2022 / 2023 school year.
 
A required student/parent meeting will be held Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 6:00 pm in the Concert Hall at Stambaugh Auditorium. The meeting is to discuss procedures and expectations for all students participating in SYCB. 

2022/2023 Season Dates

Auditions:

September 6, 2022 – auditions

September 13, 2022 – auditions

 

Fall 2022 Rehearsal dates:

Each Tuesday from September 20, 2022 to November 8, 2022

 

Fall 2022 Concert dates:

Dress rehearsal – Monday, November 14, 2022

Concert – Tuesday, November 15, 2022

 

Spring 2023 Rehearsal dates:

Each Tuesday from January 3, 2023 to April 11, 2023

Possible auditions on January 3, 2023 in addition to rehearsal

 

Spring 2023 Concert dates:

Dress rehearsal – Monday, April 17, 2023

Concert – Tuesday, April 18, 2023

SYCB Spring 2022 Wrap Up

SYCB Members –
 
We would like to congratulate you on an outstanding performance on Tuesday evening! We are so proud of your hard work and dedication! When you have the opportunity, watch the recording of the performance. You can find the link to the concert down below.
 
Congratulations to our senior band members who have played a vital role in the SYCB for several years! We wish them all the best in the future.
 
Finally, we hope to see you again next Fall! Auditions will be held in early September. If you know of any students who would be interested and a good fit for the SYCB, please encourage them to audition. More information will be announced soon.
 
Please keep in touch with us, and let us know if you have any questions or if we can be of any help to you throughout the rest of the year.
 
Mr. Husosky, Dr. Crist, Mr. Sensabaugh

Any student with a valid school ID may receive a free ticket. Students without a school ID receive their tickets at half price. Children/Students 13 years of age and younger may also receive a free ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket.

SYCB 4-12-22 Concert Day

SYCB Members –
 
Thank you all for a great semester and productive dress rehearsal on Sunday! A few reminders for the concert tomorrow are listed below.
Concert Day, Tuesday, April 12
 
Report time for all SYCB students is 6:00 pm. Enter the building via the Ballroom dock door (where you entered on Sunday evening), leave your case and personal belongings in the Ballroom and report to the stage for warm-up and tuning. Concert Dress: Black and White; Gentlemen: Long black ties. The concert will begin at 7:30 pm.
Tickets for the SYCB Spring 2022 Concert
 
Tickets are $8.00 to $10.00, inclusive of all fees, and are available Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM by calling 330-259-9651, or in-person on the evening of the concert. Doors open at 6:45 pm and the concert will begin at 7:30 pm. Tickets are also available 24 hours a day online by clicking the ‘purchase tickets’ button below.
*Online ticket sales will close two hours prior to doors opening
 
The concert will also be live-streamed to the Stambaugh Auditorium ‘Digital Concert Hall’ app and the Stambaugh Auditorium website at the ‘stream live’ button below.

Any student with a valid school ID may receive a free ticket. Students without a school ID receive their tickets at half price. Children/Students 13 years of age and younger may also receive a free ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket.

SYCB 4-5-22 Rehearsal

SYCB Members –
 
Tuesday 4/5 will be our final Tuesday evening rehearsal of the semester! Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication.
 
The Barbara Armstrong Scholarship is due on Tuesday, April 5 to Mr. Husosky. Information is attached at the button below. 
Tuesday 4/5 Rehearsal Schedule
 
  • 6:00 pm – Warm-Up/Tune
  • 6:15 pm – Introduction of Dr. Ferguson; YSU, National Anthem rehearsal, and remarks
  • 6:30 pm – Scarborough Fair, Adagio and Tarantella
  • 7:20 pm – Air For Band
  • 7:35 pm – Break/Percussion Ensemble
  • 7:50 pm – Steel Valley Transformation
  • 8:15 pm – The Witch and the Saint
Mandatory Dress Rehearsal, Sunday, April 10 at 6:00 pm
All SYCB students to arrive by 6:00 pm, report to the Ballroom. You do NOT have to dress up for the dress rehearsal.
 
Concert Day, Tuesday, April 12
Report time for all SYCB students is 6:00 pm. Report to the Ballroom for warm-up. Concert Dress: Black and White; Gentlemen: Long black ties, coat optional. 
Tickets for the SYCB Spring 2022 Concert are on sale now!
 
Tickets are $8.00 to $10.00, inclusive of all fees, and are available Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM by calling 330-259-9651, or in-person on the evening of the concert. Tickets are also available 24 hours a day online at stambaughauditorium.com.
 
The concert will also be live-streamed to the Stambaugh Auditorium “Digital Concert Hall” app and the Stambaugh Auditorium website.
Keep up the good work and we look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday.
Mr. Husosky, Dr. Crist, Mr. Sensabaugh

Any student with a valid school ID may receive a free ticket. Students without a school ID receive their tickets at half price. Children/Students 13 years of age and younger may also receive a free ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket.

SYCB 3-29-22 Rehearsal

UPDATE:

Stambaugh Youth Concert Band rehearsal is canceled for next Tuesday, March 29.

The next rehearsal will be Tuesday, April 5.

The Barbara Armstrong Scholarship deadline has been extended to Tuesday, April 5. If you have any questions, please let Mr. Husosky know. Information is attached at the button below. 

Tickets for the in-person portion of the concert are on sale now and are $8.00 to $10.00, inclusive of all fees. Tickets are available Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM by calling 330-259-9651, or in person at the DeYor Performing Arts Center. Tickets are also available 24 hours a day online at stambaughauditorium.com.
 
The concert will also be live-streamed to the Stambaugh Auditorium “Digital Concert Hall” app, Stambaugh Auditorium website, and to the Stambaugh Auditorium YouTube channel at no cost.
Rehearsal Schedule for Spring 2022
 
  • Weekly SYCB rehearsal from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm: April 5, 2022
  • April 10, 2022 – Dress rehearsal from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • April 12, 2022 – Spring Concert at 7:30 pm

Any student with a valid school ID may receive a free ticket. Students without a school ID receive their tickets at half price. Children/Students 13 years of age and younger may also receive a free ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket.

SYCB 3-22-22 Rehearsal

SYCB Members –
 
Thank you for a very productive rehearsal on Tuesday evening!
 
Remember to keep listening to the provided reference recordings, and practice with a tuner to help learn pitch tendencies on your individual instruments.
 
Tuesday’s rehearsal will feature a Zoom session with Mike Kamuf! This will be an exciting opportunity, and he is looking forward to hearing and working with the SYCB.
 
Please see the rehearsal schedule below.
Tuesday 3/22 Rehearsal Schedule
 
  • 6:00pm – 6:30pm – Warm-Up/Adagio and Tarantella
  • 6:30pm – 7:20pm – Steel Valley Transformation
  • 7:20pm – 7:30pm – Air For Band
  • 7:30pm – 7:45pm – Break/Percussion Ensemble
  • 7:45pm – 8:10pm – Witch and the Saint
  • 8:10pm – 8:30pm – Scarborough Fair

The Barbara Armstrong Scholarship is due on March 29th. If you have any questions, please let Mr. Husosky know. Information is attached at the button below. 

Keep up the good work and we look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday.
Mr. Husosky, Dr. Crist, Mr. Sensabaugh

Any student with a valid school ID may receive a free ticket. Students without a school ID receive their tickets at half price. Children/Students 13 years of age and younger may also receive a free ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket.

Important Information

Student/Parent Meeting – 9/21/2020
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