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North Valley Symphony Orchestra to hold auditions


PHOENIX – The North Valley Symphony Orchestra will be holding auditions for the concertmaster position, plus a variety of other string, wind, and brass positions. If you have a passion to perform great music, can meet weekly to rehearse and are willing to commit to the necessary practice, NVSO wants you in the orchestra.

Auditions will be held at the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce office, 3141 E. Beardsley Rd., Unit 120, in Phoenix. Concertmaster auditions are being scheduled 2-4 p.m., Saturday, June 27. Auditions to join the NVSO Adult Orchestra are being scheduled Saturday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Seats currently open and available, as well as audition instructions and excerpts can be found at

Contact Music Director Kevin Kozacek to schedule an audition: or (623) 980-4628. NVSO rehearsals are held every Monday from 7-9:15 p.m. in the North Canyon H.S. Band Room, beginning Aug. 17.

The opening concert of the 2015-16 season, “Machine Madness,” will be held in October and includes Daugherty’s Route 66, Beethoven’s The Metronome from Symphony #8, Adams’ Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Walton’s Prelude and Fugue, ‘The Spitfire,’ Haydn’s The Clock from Symphony #101, Anderson’s The Typewriter, and other popular mechanical-sounding pieces.

If interested in joining NVSO, or in helping manage or sponsor this all-volunteer non-profit organization in any way, e-mail