Rain City Symphony
Board Meeting Minutes
2010 August 18
Location: Alan Shaws
Present: Maria Akiyama Doug Potter Gennie Winkler
Alan Shaw Cheri Paulin Cari Sutton
Teresa Metzger-Howe Carol Horowitz Bette Robbins
1. June 9, 2010 Board Meeting Minutes were approved as emailed.
2. Rental agreement approved as emailed.
1. Treasurers report.
IRS forms were filed.
The current treasurers report is posted on the website.
A check from the City of Seattle has been received.
2. Conductors report.
Incorrect Vivaldi parts that were received have been returned and new parts sent at no charge.
Since the first rehearsal will be the Vivaldi involving only oboes and strings, Teresa suggests that others form ensembles.
For winter quarter Dvorak, Doug will contact a friend of Rosemarys who has expressed interest in playing the English horn with RCS.
Funding may be available for coaches for ensembles from ACMPA.
3. Membership report.
Carol will not be available for the first rehearsal. Carol will prepare the forms and recruit her replacement for that evening.
4. Library report.
The music in the RCS library for Fall quarter has been pulled. Arrangements have been made for copying and sending to coaches.
RCSs Marche Slav is an arrangement and not acceptable. Teresa has obtained originals from the Thalia library.
All music from Spring has been returned to the library.
5. Publicity report.
The Board reviewed and edited the brochure copy.
Board members signed up for distributing the brochures.
All coaches have been confirmed for Fall quarter and brass coaches are set for the year. Other coaches need to be confirmed for the Winter and Spring.
Locations for Fall will be:
Woodwinds-Doug will arrange.
First violins- Tentatively, Akis home. Aki will arrange with Laurie.
Second violins-Kim Zabelles
7. Fall quarter preparation.
Advertising. Gennie will support Cheri with the Craigs list since Cheri will be gone.
Doug will send out request for confirmation of returning winds and percussion.
Welcome back message from Aki.
Aki will include snack assignments.
Aki will include a message about the stand light raffle.
Aki will include a notice about ordering RCS tee shirts.
8. 2011 Officers.
Alan reminded us that he will be preparing the slate and requested that current Board members let him know if they wish to continue.
9. Stand lights raffle.
Gennie in charge. There will be 52 tickets (playing cards), $5 each, winner will be announced at the general meeting in Nov. Carol will sell raffle tickets at rehearsals.
10. RCS tee shirts.
Gennie volunteered to be in charge of ordering and procuring RCS tee shirts. Thank you, Gennie!
Bette Robbins, Secretary