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October 2014

Very First Concerts: A One and a Two

Sunday, October 19, 2014
The Crowden School, 1475 Rose St
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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(part of Community Music Day at Crowden) 10:40am, 11:20am & 12pm Adventures in Counting One, two, three, four—what is the rhythm we’re tapping on the floor? If you can count to four, and even if you can’t, come and let the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra teach you how important numbers are in music. Patterns build into structures and divide into details. Twos, threes, and fours swirl around each other with every note. The conductor must count… the musicians must count...…

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Very First Concert: Small Instruments, Tall Instruments

Sunday, October 19, 2014 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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From the piccolo to the double bass, musical instruments come in all shapes and sizes. Come on a listening adventure as music director Ben Simon leads you on a tour to the outer edges of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra.

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January 2015

Very First Concerts: Bang on a Pan

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Congregational Church of San Mateo, 105 N Ellsworth Ave Kloss Hall
San Mateo, CA 94401 United States
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10am, 10:45am & 11:30am Fun with Percussion The oldest musical instrument is the rock. Not even cavemen could resist the urge to tap stones together and start getting their groove on! Meet three of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra’s team of top percussionists, those versatile musicians that can be found at the back of the orchestra, handling everything from a bass drum and cymbals to a thundersheet and crotales. This presentation is guaranteed to astound you—and likely to make things…

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Very First Concerts: Bang on a Pan

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Calvary Presbyterian Church, 2515 Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA 94115 United States
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2pm, 2:45pm & 3:30am Fun with Percussion The oldest musical instrument is the rock. Not even cavemen could resist the urge to tap stones together and start getting their groove on! Meet three of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra’s team of top percussionists, those versatile musicians that can be found at the back of the orchestra, handling everything from a bass drum and cymbals to a thundersheet and crotales. This presentation is guaranteed to astound you—and likely to make things…

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Very First Concerts: Bang on a Pan

Monday, January 19, 2015
The Crowden School, 1475 Rose St
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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Free

11am & 12pm Fun with Percussion The oldest musical instrument is the rock. Not even cavemen could resist the urge to tap stones together and start getting their groove on! Meet three of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra’s team of top percussionists, those versatile musicians that can be found at the back of the orchestra, handling everything from a bass drum and cymbals to a thundersheet and crotales. This presentation is guaranteed to astound you—and likely to make things a…

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October 2015

Very First 1: Meet The Woodwinds

Saturday, October 10, 2015
San Mateo Public Library (Main Branch), 55 West 3rd Ave
San Mateo, CA 94402 United States
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10:30am, 11:15am & noon  |  San Mateo   What makes the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn so special? We’ll teach you! Meet our musicians and learn about the reeds, keys, knobs, and tubes that make all the magic happen. Designed for our youngest listeners, these delightful 20-minute presentations teach musical concepts, offer hands-on activities, and encourage lots of movement and dancing—all completely free of admission. Admission is free to all concertgoers. Seating is first-come, first-served, and doors open to everyone…

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Very First 1: Meet The Woodwinds

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Oakland Public Library (Lakeview Branch), 550 El Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94610 United States
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1:30pm & 2:15pm  |  Oakland   What makes the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn so special? We’ll teach you! Meet our musicians and learn about the reeds, keys, knobs, and tubes that make all the magic happen. Designed for our youngest listeners, these delightful 20-minute presentations teach musical concepts, offer hands-on activities, and encourage lots of movement and dancing—all completely free of admission. Admission is free to all concertgoers. Seating is first-come, first-served, and doors open to everyone 20 minutes…

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Very First 1: Meet The Woodwinds

Saturday, October 17, 2015
San Francisco Public Library: Fisher Children’s Center, 100 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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10:15am & 11am  |  San Francisco   What makes the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn so special? We’ll teach you! Meet our musicians and learn about the reeds, keys, knobs, and tubes that make all the magic happen. Designed for our youngest listeners, these delightful 20-minute presentations teach musical concepts, offer hands-on activities, and encourage lots of movement and dancing—all completely free of admission. Admission is free to all concertgoers. Seating is first-come, first-served, and doors open to everyone 20…

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Very First 1: Meet The Woodwinds

Sunday, October 18, 2015
The Crowden School, 1475 Rose St
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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10:40am, 11:20am & noon  |  Berkeley part of Crowden Community Music Day   What makes the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn so special? We’ll teach you! Meet our musicians and learn about the reeds, keys, knobs, and tubes that make all the magic happen. Designed for our youngest listeners, these delightful 20-minute presentations teach musical concepts, offer hands-on activities, and encourage lots of movement and dancing—all completely free of admission. Admission is free to all concertgoers. Seating is first-come,…

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January 2016

Very First 2: Plus One

Saturday, January 9, 2016
San Mateo Public Library (Main Branch), 55 West 3rd Ave
San Mateo, CA 94402 United States
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10:30am, 11:15am & noon  |  San Mateo   1, 2, 3, 4, 5… In the world of music, these numbers mean a solo, duet, trio, quartet and quintet. Open your ears wide and listen to the music change and grow as we start adding players one by one. What do YOU hear? Designed for our youngest listeners, these delightful 20-minute presentations teach musical concepts, offer hands-on activities, and encourage lots of movement and dancing—all completely free of admission. Admission is free to…

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