Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Summer orchestra opportunity in Boston

Hi everyone,
Here is a request from a conductor in Boston.

If you are in Boston for the summer there is an opportunity to perform in Sanders Theater in Cambridge.

Notice of Open Orchestra Auditions

The Harvard Summer School Orchestra is pleased to announce its 21st season under music director,
Judith Zuckerman.
Orchestral musicians of all ages are invited to audition.
(A Harvard affiliation is NOT required).

Auditions for the Harvard Summer School Orchestra will be held on a
first-come, first-served, walk-in basis (no appointments)
Tuesday-Thursday, June 27-29, 2006
5-9 pm (location TBA)

To audition, you will need to do a little sight-reading and play one prepared piece (this can be
anything you love to play
and feel you play very well without accompaniment).

The whole audition will last no more than eight minutes.
If your chosen prepared piece is long, please select a short section or sections
that you feel best display your musicianship.
It is not necessary to memorize your audition piece.

Regular rehearsals are Mondays, 6:30-9 pm, July 3-August 7-- Dress rehearsal on Wednesday, August
10. The performance will take place on Saturday, August 12. The call rehearsal will begin at
6:30 PM. All rehearsals and the performance will be held in Harvard’s famed Sanders Theater.

The performance will begin at 8 PM and is free and open to the public.
A ticket is required for admission—tickets may be obtained in advance from the Sanders Theater box
office or at the door the on night of the concert.

Concert dress for the orchestra will be as follows:
WOMEN--Black skirt or slacks, black shoes, white blouse.
MEN--Black suit, black shoes, white shirt, tie.

For more information, please contact Judy Zuckerman at
[Posted 4/18/06]

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