CONCERT ETIQUETTE

Follow these important guidelines for concert behavior/appearance.

 

  1. Arrive in proper dress at call times determined by the Conductor.
  2. Warm up and tune up where you cannot be heard by the audience.
  3. Be at your place on stage 5 minutes before the scheduled start time (BUT NO EARLIER !!).
  4. Be sure your posture is good; use professional composure.
  5. Stand up as the Conductor arrives on stage, both at the beginning of the concert AND at the start of the second half of the concert.
  6. Do not talk or converse during the concert.
  7. Turn pages only when the music calls for it, and then do it as quietly as possible.
  8. Count to yourself; avoid tapping your feet.
  9. Do not place music, water bottles, or light-colored rags on the floor.