Auditions for New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s new Contemporary Youth Orchestra
Selected high school candidates will be asked to prepare two contrasting repertoire selections that display their skill level, perform selected scales and sight read.
There will be weekly Sunday rehearsals from 2-5 p.m. in New Haven from January-May 2011; an inaugural concert will be held March 20. A $350 participation fee is required, and a limited number of scholarships are available.
NHSO Music Director William Boughton, the NHSO musicians and other guest artists will serve as mentors.
The deadline to apply is Monday, Nov. 1. Visit www.newhavensymphony.org and click on the Education tab for registration. For more information, call 203-865-0831, ext. 13.