NOI+F Open Rehearsal with Manuel López-Gómez
Ever wondered what happens in the rehearsals before the concert? Here's a unique opportunity to hear the National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic in rehearsal. We have opened our choir loft seating and stage boxes so you can hear every note! Don't miss the full performance–we invite you to join us on Saturday, June 4 at 7:30PM to experience the full program: learn more.
As a courtesy to the musicians, please arrive early and be seated prior to the start of the rehearsal. Late seating to the choir loft and stage boxes will occur during orchestra breaks and at the discretion of the usher. All open rehearsals are “working” rehearsals and therefore the program may not be played in its entirety.
This event is part of the National Orchestral Institute + Festival (NOI+F), a program of The Clarice at the University of Maryland. NOI+F trains aspiring orchestral musicians, composers, conductors and arts administrators from across the country in a month of dynamic music-making and professional exploration. Trailblazing conductor Marin Alsop was appointed as the first-ever Music Director of the National Orchestral Institute + Festival in 2020. In addition to conducting innovative programs onstage at The Clarice and at Wolf Trap, Maestra Alsop launched the NOI+F Conducting Academy for rising young conductors in 2021. In 2015, NOI+F began a partnership with Naxos to record one concert of all-American music each year—Naxos’ first partnership with a summer festival of its kind. The 2019 recording “Ruggles, Stucky, Harbison” received a Grammy nomination in the "Best Orchestral Performance" category.
Health & Safety
Patrons attending University of Maryland arts events are no longer required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. We continue to encourage audiences to wear a mask and stay current with vaccinations and boosters. Please see our Health & Safety information page for information about what to expect during your visit.