Cruisin' the Mighty Mississippi - Running Rehearsal Outline

29 JANUARY

  • Let the River Run: review mm. 12–17; learn mm. 28–35; run all but coda

  • Love Me Tender: review mm. 25–41; learn m. 45–end; run all

  • Listen: review

  • Walkin’ in Memphis: learn mm. 9–41

  • Moon River: review mm. 3–42

  • St. Louis Blues: learn mm. 6–28

  • In the Lavender Stillness of Dawn: learn mm. 3–9

  • Steal Your Rock ‘N Roll: review m. 91–end; back up to m. 65 if time


5 FEBRUARY

  • Sectionals

    • Louisiana 1927: mm. 21–28→mm.13–20

    • Let the River Run: coda (m. 36–end)

    • In the Lavender Stillness of Dawn: m. 41–end

    • Moon River: m. 43–end

  • Tutti

    • Louisiana 1927: mm. 13–28 (put together)

    • Walkin’ in Memphis: review mm. 9–41

    • Moon River: review mm. 43–end→run all

    • Let the River Run: review coda→run all

9 FEBRUARY (SATURDAY)

  • Tutti

    • Let the River Run: all

    • Moon River: all

    • Love Me Tender: all

  • Sectionals

    • Peace of Wild Things: mm. 4–35

    • In the Lavender Stillness...: mm. 25–39→all

    • Jambalaya: all

    • Proud Mary: mm. 34–72

  • Tutti

    • Louisiana 1927: all

    • Peace of Wild Things: mm. 4–35 (put together)

    • Jambalaya: all (put together)

    • In the Lavender Stillness…: as much as possible (put together)

    • Walkin’ in Memphis: mm. 5–8, add mm. 44–60→“stumble through” all

    • Proud Mary: mm. 34–72→add coda

12 FEBRUARY

  • Sectionals

    • Steal Your Rock ‘N Roll: mm. 17–43

    • Peace of Wild Things: m. 36–end

  • Tutti

    • Steal Your Rock ‘N Roll: m. 17–43 (put together)→“stumble through” all

    • Louisiana 1927: TBD

    • Let the River Run: run only

    • Moon River: run only

    • Love Me Tender: run only

  • CHARIS 101

19 FEBRUARY

Memorization deadline: Let the River Run, Moon River, Love Me Tender

  • Memory check

  • Sectionals

    • Black Water: mm. 1–72

    • St. Louis Blues: all

    • Peace of Wild Things: all

    • Proud Mary: mm. 6–25 + coda→all

  • Tutti:

    • Purple Rain: all

    • Louisiana 1927: all

    • Walkin’ in Memphis: all

    • Steal Your Rock ‘N Roll: all

26 FEBRUARY

Memorization deadline: Listen, Purple Rain, Louisiana 1927, Walkin’ in Memphis

  • Memory check

  • Look at solo audition material

  • Black Water: review mm. 1–72

  • Peace of Wild Things: all

  • St. Louis Blues: all

  • Proud Mary: all

  • Steal Your Rock ‘N Roll: all

5 MARCH

Memorization deadline: St. Louis Blues, Proud Mary, Steal Your Rock ‘N Roll

  • Memory check

  • Look at solo audition material

  • Black Water: m. 125–end

  • In the Lavender Stillness: all

  • Jambalaya: all

  • Peace of Wild Things: all

  • Rescue Me: TBD

12 MARCH

Memorization deadline: Peace of Wild Things, In the Lavender Stillness of Dawn, Jambalaya

  • Memory check

  • Black Water: m. 101–124

  • Rescue Me: TBD

  • I’m Not From Here: all

  • Solo auditions

19 MARCH

Memorization deadline: I’m Not From Here

  • Proud Mary: all

  • Rescue Me: all

  • Black Water: all (put together)

  • Iko Iko: all

  • Annual meeting

26 MARCH

Memorization deadline: Rescue Me

  • Memory check

  • Black Water: all

  • Proud Mary: all

  • Iko Iko: all

  • Jambalaya: all/choreography

  • REVIEW:

    • Let the River Run

    • Love Me Tender

    • Steal Your Rock ‘N Roll


2 APRIL

Memorization deadline:  Black Water, Iko Iko

  • Memory check

  • Peace of Wild Things: all

  • Walkin’ in Memphis: all

  • Louisiana 1927: all

  • Jambalaya: all/choreography

  • Other polishing TBD

6 APRIL (SATURDAY)

  • Clinic with Dr. Meredith Bowen?

  • Choreography and other review

9 APRIL

  • Run/polish Act I

  • Other polishing TBD

16 APRIL

  • Run/polish Act II

  • Other polishing TBD

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Cover/Background Photo by Mia Ulmer, Birchtree Studio