Monday, June 25, 2007

Havard Summer school orchestra

For those of you who may be in Cambridge, MA for the summer, here is a notice for auditions with the Harvard summer session orchestra.

Notice of Open Orchestra Auditions

The Harvard Summer School Orchestra is pleased to announce
its 22nd 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 through Thursday, June 26 to 28,
5 to 9 pm in Harvard University's Memorial Hall room 038
(in the basement of Sanders Theater).

For directions to the auditions/rehearsals/concert, please

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

Openings are available for all orchestral strings, piano,
harp, flute/piccolo, oboe/English horn, clarinet, bassoon,
French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, and percussion.
(Returning players must reaudition.)

This season's program includes American music by Copland,
Still, Cowell,and Ives and will feature the wonderful
baritone, Robert Honeysucker singing Copland's "Old American

Regular rehearsals are Mondays, 6:30-9 pm, July 2-August 6,
Dress rehearsal on Wednesday, August 8.
The performance will take place on Saturday, August 11.
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.

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 [send email to judyzuckerman(at)

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