For symphony questions, please email email@example.com.
Symphony Expectations & Policies
Arrive fifteen minutes before the rehearsal start time.
Bring music and a pencil to every rehearsal.
Be respectful during rehearsals. (This includes not talking, using cell phones, completing homework, or disrupting the rehearsal in any other way.)
Never chew gum or eat food during rehearsal time.
Stay on site during the entire rehearsal unless prearranged with the Symphony Manager.
Clean up after rehearsals.
Listen to and practice music outside of rehearsals. (Our limited rehearsal time is for polishing, not learning the notes.)
Return music to ZYSC Librarian after the performance.
Fully commit to the rehearsal process by making every effort to attend all rehearsals.
Absences must be approved by 1) reporting rehearsal conflicts during registration and 2) notifying the Symphony Manager of any changes to rehearsal conflicts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Approved absences are those necessitated by other musical or school commitments, illness, family emergencies, or major family events, such as weddings.
Approval will not be given for family vacations, homework, or recreational conflicts.
In case of an emergency or illness, communicate with the Symphony Manager: email@example.com.
CONCERT DRESS AND GROOMING
Please be prepared well in advance of the performance day with the appropriate attire.
Ankle-length solid black dress (or maxi skirt and blouse) with long sleeves to the wrists
Black, closed-toe flats (no heels)
No jewelry or watches, except for a small pair of earrings
Solid black suit or tuxedo (no pinstripes)
Black dress shoes
White long-sleeved button-down dress shirt
No jewelry or watches
Ties provided by ZYSC
SMITH CENTER EXPECTATIONS
As a representative of Zion’s Youth Symphony & Chorus, be on your best behavior at all times.
Stay in assigned areas of the Smith Center.
Get prior authorization if you need to leave the Smith Center facility or grounds.
Clean up after yourself, including food and beverages.
Leave valuables at home.
Tuition will be due after audition results are posted.
Tuition is $75 per concert and is due prior to the Welcome Fireside. (Notification of the due date will be provided by email.)
If Tuition is not received by the specified date, the musician may lose his/her seat to an alternate.
For questions regarding tuition or tuition waivers please email firstname.lastname@example.org.