Rehearsal Schedule

WCYO Google Calendar 

2021-2022 SEASON*

String Orchestra (STO)   5:00-6:30 PM

Symphony Orchestra (SO)   6:00-8:30 PM 

Wind Ensemble (WE)   7:00-8:30PM

(Note – Updated End Times: The rehearsal times has been changed to reflect a new end time for all ensembles due to safety protocols related to COVID-19.  We hope to return to our normal end times in the winter or spring season.)

*Subject to change due to the challenges of planning our program amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Rehearsals:  Musicians should plan to be at the rehearsal on time allowing time to unpack, tune, and be ready to begin rehearsal promptly.  Weekday rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings, with the exception of the dates noted in RED.  Occasionally the ensembles may hold sectional rehearsals which will alter the start and/or end time of a rehearsal.  Notices of any change in rehearsal time will be provided in the weekly email blasts.

Location(s) for in-person rehearsals for the 2021-2022 Season will be in music wing of Scotts Ridge Middle School in Ridgefield, CT.  except when school events require the space.  Alternative locations are generally in other Ridgefield Public School buildings as indicated.  

Primary Rehearsal Location:  Scotts Ridge Middle School:  750 North Salem Rd, Ridgefield, CT

Alternate Location:  East Ridge Middle School, 10 East Ridge Rd, Ridgefield, CT

Alternate Location:  Ridgefield High School, 700 North Salem Rd, Ridgefield, CT


Fall Season
September 2, 2021 (cancelled due to storm closings)

September 9
September 16 - No Rehearsal, Schools Closed, Yom Kippur
***Retreat on September 19th (Sunday) (Postponed - will reschedule)***
September 23  - (Location RHS auditorium/band room)
September 30
October 7
October 14
October 21
October 28
November 4
November 10 -  Wednesday rehearsal
November 11 - No Rehearsal, Schools closed, Veterans Day
November 18 - (Location - Tentatively @ RHS auditorium/band room)
November 25  - No Rehearsal, Schools closed, Thanksgiving
December 2
December 5, WCYO All Ensembles Concert, RHS Anne S. Richardson Auditorium
Symphony Orchestra Call time is 10:45 AM for Dress Rehearsal 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Wind Ensemble Call Time is 12 Noon for Dress Rehearsal 12:15PM to 1:00PM
String Orchestra Call Time 2:30PM for Dress Rehearsal 2:45 to 3:30 PM in Concert Attire
Call Time in Concert Attire for Symphony Orchestra & Wind Ensemble is 3:30PM.
Concert @ 4:00PM

Winter Season
December 9
December 16th
Dec. 23rd & Dec 30th - No Rehearsal, Holidays Break
January 6, 2022
January 10 (Monday) Concerto Competition/SO
January 13
January 20
January 27
February 3
February 10
February 16 - Wednesday rehearsal - ERMS (for rehearsals through 3/24)
February 24 - No Rehearsal/Winter Break
March 3 - ERMS
March 6 - Sunday
Dress Rehearsal 11:00AM - 1:00PM (SO), 1:15PM to 2:00PM (STO), 2:15PM-3:00PM (WE)
Winter Concert @ 4pm), Clune Auditorium, Wilton High School,

Spring Season
March 10 - ERMS
March 17 - ERMS
March 24 -ERMS
March 31 - RHS (note change in location)
April 7 - Return to SRMS
April 14 - No Rehearsal/Spring Break
April 21
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19
May 26
June 2 
June 5th - 20th Anniversary Concert!(Sunday @ 4PM), Visual & Performing Arts Center, WCSU

Auditions for 2022 - 2023 Ensembles: June 7, 8, 9, 2022