Chrous and Youth Orchestra Auditions

By: Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra Last Updated: August 11, 2010

NORTHWEST INDIANA SYMPHONY CHORUS northwest-indiana-symphony-orchestra-chorus

Auditions for the Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus' 2010-2011 concert season will take place on Saturday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 17 at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana.

Previous choral experience is recommended. Vocal range, aural abilities, rhythmic comprehension and sight reading will be tested; no prepared vocal selection is required.

The 120-voice volunteer chorus, under the direction of Dr. Nancy Menk, performs regularly with the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra. Weekly rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings, 7:30-10:00 p.m., at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, and will begin on Tuesday, August 24.

Call the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra office at (219) 836-0525 to SET UP AN AUDITION.

NORTHWEST INDIANA SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Auditions for the Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra's 2010-2011 concert season will take place on Wednesday, August 18 from 3-8pm at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana. The Youth Orchestra is auditioning for All Strings, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet & Percussion.

The Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Philip Bauman, offers a select group of young musicians a dynamic and educational musical environment, which places a strong emphasis on artistic excellence, personal growth and providing exceptional performance experiences. The Youth Orchestra will present three concerts this year: November with the South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestras, February, and May, which features our annual concerto competition winner. The Orchestra will also perform a concert side-by-side with the Northwest Indiana Symphony in April, 2011. The season begins with regular Sunday rehearsals August 29th.

The Youth Orchestra is open to highly accomplished musicians between 8th and 12th grades and post-high school students who are currently under the age of 22. Membership in the Youth Orchestra is by audition only.

For complete information regarding audition requirements, application form, required music selections, and to schedule an audition, please visit Youth Orchestra link of the Symphony website at: www.nisorchestra.org. Please contact us at yo@nisorchestra.org or (219)836-0525 x 201 with additional questions.