|Youth orchestra program auditions set|
The Greater Grand Forks Youth Orchestra Program is currently scheduling audition times for 2006-2007 programs on Sept. 9 and 10. Times may be scheduled by calling 777-3359 or sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students may audition for the following ensembles:
Greater Grand Forks Youth Symphony – high school and college age musicians who play: violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, French horn, piano, percussion.
Greater Grand Forks Youth Symphony – Students in grades 5-9 who play violin, viola, cello or bass.
Divertimento – high school and middle school strings players who wish to develop their skills in small ensemble playing (trios, quartets, quintets, etc.). Preference is given to students participating in one of the orchestra programs above.
The Youth Orchestra Program meets on eight consecutive Monday evenings at Hughes Fine Arts Center. Rehearsals are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Youth Symphony) and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. (Junior Symphony). Divertimento rehearsal times may vary according to the schedules of the participants. Total fees are $65/semester for Youth Symphony; $55/semester for Junior Symphony; and $35 for Divertimento. Scholarship and instrument loan assistance is available.