Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra tailors each of its concerts to meet community needs. Each option includes a variety of musical programs: classical, popular, cultural and educational. A 90-to 120-minute late afternoon or evening performance is available. The full symphony orchestra of up to 75 musicians is best suited for larger auditoriums or for outdoor concerts. A 35-to 45-musician chamber orchestra is best for programs and locations requiring a rich, full sound in a medium size hall or auditorium. Small instrumental ensembles including string quartets, or woodwind trios or quartets are perfect for small gatherings, locations and educational programs.
Technical requirements: Full symphony: stage area of 60 feet x 40 feet. Chamber orchestra: stage area of 44 feet x 32 feet. Ensembles: 10 feet x 20 feet. For all: stage lighting; music stands and chairs; conductor's podium; possibly a tuned grand piano, harpsichord &/or 3 tympani, 3 dressing rooms.
Maximum negotiable fee: $21,540 for full orchestra, $7,500 to $12,500 for Chamber/Educational ensemble.
Availability: Travel and performance time within a single day is limited to 9 hours.