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This page is meant as a resource for EMSO musicians. Please always note that some emails, newsletters, and rehearsal discussions may include more up-to-date information than the web page.

Current Information


Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:30 - 8:00 PM - January Zoom Session - "Yeah, But How Should I Practice?" Effective Practicing Techniques for Musicians Presented by Craig Hara

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 6:30 - 8:00 PM - February Zoom Session

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 6:30 - 8:00 PM - March Zoom Session

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 6:30 - 8:00 PM - April Zoom Session

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 6:30 - 8:00 PM - May Zoom Session

All rehearsals @ ERHS, CANCELLED through June 2021

Violin-1  Select link to go to violin 1 bowings
Violin-2 Select link to go to violin 2 bowings
Viola  Select link to go to viola bowings
Cello and Bass Select Link to go to Cello/Bass bowings

Music to Print

Rehearsals are at East Ridge High School in Orchestra room 1057. (Occasionally we have to find other locations).
Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings, 6:00 - 8:30 pm. The 6pm is the downbeat, you must be in your seat warmed up and ready to tune as a group.

Directions to ERHS


ERHS Room Reset Map
and RehearsalRoom Reset schedule

Member Resources

Absence Reporting
Report absence(s) as soon as you become aware of a conflict with your schedule - this could mean reporting an absence months in advance, or as late as the day of the rehearsal.  Members can report upcoming absences they know in advance on the page posted in our rehearsal room, but  any absence that is within a week of the absence should be reported to section leader.
Section Leaders

Violins: Joan Molloy,, (715) 220-8966
Violas: Amy Mattakat
Bass & Cello: Jim Wainwright Mobile # 651-274-5916 (text or call is OK)
Brass: John Sassaman Text him at 612-666-3493 (preferred) but email OK
Woodwinds: Leann Ekstadt,, (612) 799-8247
Percussion: Jake Dalbec  612-845-6439  (Prefers texts) or  email

Member Directory, updated June 2019

The 2019-20 Member Handbook has detailed guidelines and explanations of expected procedures and policies.

You are also free to review the EMSO ByLaws which are also found publicly on our About page.

EMSO Board and Administration Job Descriptions