Enter the auditorium quietly. Once you have been seated, be alert to activity on the stage as the musicians take their place for the concert.
Make certain that all cellphones are turned off prior to the start of any concert…the sounds they make and the glow from screens are disruptive to the performers. When the conductor enters, it is customary to applaud politely.
Clapping is the appropriate way to show appreciation for the performance rather than whistling or cheering. Whistling, yelling, or screaming is not appropriate at any time before, during, or afte...