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There are numerous opportunities during the 2017-18 season for pianists to participate with various Peabody large instrumental ensembles as orchestral pianists. Players may receive large ensemble credit for their participation. Preference will be given to those who have had previous experience playing in a conducted large ensemble. Auditions may be required. See the list below for details, and contact the ensemble managers if you are interested and available for any of these positions.

Peabody Symphony Orchestra (contact Melina Gajger)

Program 3: Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 8:00 pm Edward Polochick, conductor

Organ required for Joseph Haydn: Mass in B-flat major, Hob. XXII:14, “Harmoniemesse”. Rehearsal dates 11/17 (3:30-5:30), 11/27 (3:30-5:30), 11/28 (3:30-5:30), 11/29 (3:30-5:30), 11/30 (3:30-5:30), 12/1 (3:30-6:00), 12/4 (3:30-6:00).

Program 5: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8:00 pm David Zinman, conductor

Celesta required for Christopher Rouse: Violin Concerto with Herbert Greenberg, soloist. Rehearsals dates 4/12 (3:30-5:30), 4/13 (3:30-5:30), 4/16 (3:30-5:30), 4/17 (3:30-5:30), 4/18 (3:30-5:30), 4/19 (3:30-5:30), 4/20 (3:30-6:00).

Program 6: Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:00 pm Edward Polochick, conductor

Organ required for Gabriel Fauré: Requiem in D minor, Op. 48. Rehearsal dates 4/19 (3:30-5:30), 4/20 (3:30-5:30), 4/23 (3:30-5:30), 4/24 (3:30-5:30), 4/25 (3:30-5:30), 4/26 (3:30-6:00), 4/27 (3:30-6:00).

Peabody Chamber Orchestra (contact Melina Gajger)

Program 3: Saturday, February 17, 2018, 8:00 pm Marin Alsop, conductor

Celesta required for Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107. Rehearsal dates 2/13 (3:30-5:30), 2/14 (3:30-5:30), 2/15 (3:30-5:30), 2/16 (3:30-6:00).

Peabody Studio Orchestra (contact Melina Gajger)

Program 1: Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 8:00 pm Nicholas Hersh, conductor

Piano and celesta (separate players) required for Erich Wolfgang Korngold: The Adventures of Robin Hood Suite, and piano/celesta required for John Williams: Music from E.T., Harry Potter, and Star Wars. Rehearsal dates 10/26 (3:30-5:30), 10/27 (3:30-5:30), 10/30 (3:30-6:00).

Peabody Modern Orchestra (contact Rich Lauver)

Program 1: Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 7:30 pm Harlan D. Parker, conductor

Two pianos required for Steve Reich: Radio Rewrite, and one piano required for Philip Glass: Symphony No. 1, “Low”. Rehearsal dates 10/9 (3:30-5:30), 10/10 (3:30-5:30), 10/11 (3:30-5:30), 10/12 (3:30-5:30), 10/13 (3:30-5:30), 10/16 (3:30-5:30), 10/16 (3:30-5:30), 10/17 (3:30-6:00).

Program 2: Thursday, November 30, 2017, 7:30 pm Cliff Colnot, conductor

Piano required for Mason Bates: Mothership, and piano/celesta required for Nico Muhly: Control (Five Landscapes for Orchestra). Rehearsal dates 11/13 (3:30-5:30), 11/14 (3:30-5:30), 11/15 (3:30-5:30), 11/16 (3:30-5:30), 11/27 (3:30-5:30), 11/28 (3:30-5:30), 11/29 (3:30-6:00).

Program 3: Saturday, January 27, 2018, 7:30 pm Harlan D. Parker, conductor

Piano required for Mason Bates: Sea Blue Circuitry. Rehearsal dates 1/18 (3:30-5:30), 1/19 (3:30-5:30), 1/22 (3:30-5:30), 1/23 (3:30-5:30), 1/24 (3:30-5:30), 1/25 (3:30-5:30), 1/26 (3:30-6:00).

Program 4: Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 7:30 pm Joseph Young, conductor

Piano required for Bryce Dessner: Quilting and Witold Lutoslawki: Symphony No. 4. Rehearsal dates 4/23 (3:30-5:30), 4/24 (3:30-5:30), 4/25 (3:30-5:30), 4/26 (3:30-5:30), 4/27 (3:30-5:30), 4/30 (3:30-5:30), 5/1 (3:30-6:00).

Peabody Wind Ensemble (contact Rich Lauver)

Program 1: Thursday, October 5, 2017, 7:30 pm Harlan D. Parker, conductor

Piano required for Joel Puckett: It Perched for Vespers Nine, Thomas Couvillon: Mountains, Rivers, Dreams, and piano/celesta required for Joseph Turrin: Hemispheres. Rehearsal dates 9/25 (3:30-5:30), 9/26 (3:30-5:30), 9/27 (3:30-5:30), 9/28 (3:30-5:30), 10/2 (3:30-5:30), 10/3 (3:30-5:30), 10/4 (3:30-6:00).

Program 2: Saturday, November 4, 2017, 7:30 pm Harlan D. Parker, conductor

Piano/celesta/synthesizer (one player) required for James Barnes: Third Symphony, Op. 89, “The Tragic”. Rehearsal dates 10/26 (3:30-5:30), 10/27 (3:30-5:30), 10/30 (3:30-5:30), 10/31 (3:30-5:30), 11/1 (3:30-5:30), 11/2 (3:30-5:30), 11/3 (3:30-6:00).

Program 4: Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 7:30 pm Harlan D. Parker, conductor

Celesta required for Alexandra Gardner: Perseids, and piano required for Dana Wilson: Piece of Mind. Rehearsal dates 4/2 (3:30-5:30), 4/3 (3:30-5:30), 4/4 (3:30-5:30), 4/5 (3:30-5:30), 4/6 (3:30-5:30), 4/9 (3:30-5:30), 4/10 (3:30-6:00).