Lab Orchestra Fall 2016 Concert

18
SUPPORTERS
114% ($2,468)
FUNDED
$2,150USD
GOAL
FUNDING ENDED ON
September 30th, 2016
Raised $2,468 of $2,150

About The Artist

Jacob Schnitzer and Nicholas Perry Clark

Jacob Schnitzer (b. 1994, Dallas, TX) is a conductor, composer, educator, and horn player from North Texas.  He is currently a student at the University of Texas at Austin Butler School of Music where he has studied conducting with Gerhardt Zimmerman, composition with Donald Grantham and Yevgeniy Sharlat and horn performance with Patrick Hughes.  Jacob conducts the Lab Orchestra, the Engineering Chamber Orchestra, the UT String Project, Con Moto Brass Ensemble, and student organized groups at the University. His compositions and arrangements have been performed by many ensembles from Texas including a recent premier by Dallas ISD’s Booker T. Washington HSPVA Wind Ensemble at Carnegie Hall and at an Israel Bonds King David Award Dinner featuring guest speaker President...

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We are seeking funds to support a concert season by the Lab Orchestra at the University of Texas, a fully student led ensemble dedicated to performing great repertoire outside of curricular ensembles at the university.  This will be the second and third performances by the Lab Orchestra; for our first performance, we put together an ensemble of over 80 musicians to perform a concert on February 21st, 2016 of music by Ligeti, Beethoven, Schumann, and Stravinsky. Players included students of the Butler School of Music, students and faculty of the UT String Project, members of the Austin Civic Orchestra, and from around Austin.


Program #1 : Concert in Bates Recital Hall at the University of Texas at Austin, September 18th

Lute Concerto in D Major, RV 93 by Antonio Vivaldi (10')
Oiseaux Exotiques by Oliver Messiaen (14')
Kammersinfonie No. 1, Op. 9 by Arnold Schoenberg (23')
--------Intermission-------
Symphony No. 4 by Gustav Mahler, arr. by Yoon Jae Lee(54')

BUDGET

  • Rental of Oiseaux Exotiques by Oliver Messiaen from Universal Edition- $490
  • Rental of Symphony No. 4 by Gustav Mahler, arr. by Yoon Jae Lee $330
  • Food for performers each rehearsal - $60 x 4- $240
  • Recording costs - $150
  • Flyer/Poster Design- $60
  • Flyer/Poster Printing- $50
  • Solo Player Fund- $150

= $1420 total budget


PROGRAM #2: Concert in Bates Recital Hall at the University of Texas at Austin

Overture to 'The Magic Flute' by W.A. Mozart
Sensemaya (1938 Chamber version) by Silvestre Revueltas
Canciones de desamor by Steven Serpa
Sinfonia Concertante for Two Clarinets and Orchestra by Jorge Montilla (featuring Ivan Valbuena Paez and Luz Elena Sarmiento)
---INTERMISSION---
Serenade No. 10 in B-flat "Gran Partita" by W.A. Mozart

BUDGET

  • Food for performers each rehearsal - $60 x 4- $240
  • Recording costs - $150
  • Flyer/Poster Design- $60
  • Flyer/Poster Printing- $50
  • Emergency Player fund- $100

=$600 total budget for Program #2

Total Projected Budget, Fall 2016 = $2,120


CONTRIBUTION LEVELS AND THANK YOU GIFTS

  • $1-99 your name thanked in our program
  • $100-199 a verbal thank you at the concert as well as a more prominent thank you in the program
  • $200-299 half a page dedicated to thanking you in our program AND the verbal thank you
  • $300-499 a whole page in our program of whatever you want AND the verbal thank you
  • $500-999 a whole page in our program of whatever you want AND receive a special musical thank you performed by the orchestra
  • $1000+ a special piece written and performed for you by the orchestra AND a whole page in the program dedicated to you or whatever you’d like on it AND we will say your name/company at least five times at the concert.

PERFORMANCE VIDEOS


Not comfortable donating online? We accept donations via check as well.  Please mail donations to BELTÀ, 1712 E. Riverside Dr., Suite 25, Austin, TX 78741.  Be sure to mark "Lab Orchestra" in the memo line so that your support can be routed towards this project.