No Ties Allowed!

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No Ties Allowed dress rehearsals are a fun, casual, engaging way to experience the Symphony at a low cost. These ticketed events that take place the morning of each Concerts in the Cohan performance day.

Come as you are and get a sneak peek behind the scenes as Music Director Andrew Sewell leads the orchestra in a true dress rehearsal. No Ties Allowed is a truly unique experience that lets you see exactly what it takes for an orchestra to master a piece of music – plus, get fun insight from the conductor as he shares interesting stories about each piece.

No Ties Allowed dress rehearsals are FREE for kids and students!

By buying a ticket, you are helping the San Luis Obispo Symphony provide a valuable learning experience! Kids under 18 come FREE when accompanied by an adult!

2019-20 No Ties Allowed Schedule

All No-Ties Rehearsals Begin at 11:00am

Saturday | October 5, 2019

BEETHOVEN | Symphony No. 8
STRAUSS | Ein Heldenleben

Saturday | November 9, 2019

GERSHWIN | Overture to Girl Crazy
HETZLER | Three Views of Infinity
SUNG | Rockwell Reflections
COPLAND | Suite from Billy the Kid

FEATURING | Mark Hetzler, trombone

Saturday | February 1, 2020

NIELSEN | Helios Overture
BARBER | Knoxville: Summer of 1915
MAHLER | Symphony No. 4

FEATURING | Marley Eder, flute
                     Amy Goymerac, soprano

Sounds Like Home:

Musicians of San Luis Obispo

Saturday | March 7, 2020

HAYDN | Sinfonia concertante in B-flat major
MOZART | Concerto for Flute and Harp
GINASTERA | Variaciones concertantes

FEATURING | Marcia Dickstein, harp

Saturday | May 2, 2020

SHCHEDRIN | The Little Humpbacked Horse
RACHMANINOFF | Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
TCHAIKOVSKY | Symphony No. 2 “Little Russian”