SCV 2015 Midwest Tour
After leaving Riverside and saying goodbye to our beautiful home state of California, the Corps set east, trekking through the Midwest to share “The Spark of Invention” with eager audiences patiently awaiting our arrival in their home town.
Our first stop was in Arizona, where the sun was bright and the temperatures high. The key to beating the heat was lots of shade and ice cold water, but a friendly post-rehearsal water balloon fight between the staff and members helped cool things down a bit as well. That night we performed for a great crowd in Mesa at “Drums Across the Desert” and scored 79.50. From there, we stopped in Tucumcari, New Mexico for a rehearsal day before driving north to Emporia, Kansas. A few minor changes to our third movement (“Pure Imagination”) and some additional work on the last porduction (John Corigliano’s Piano Concerto) rounded out our time in the Southwest.
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