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ProMusica auditions for upcoming season

STAFF REPORT~ 6/6/2012

ProMusica Arizona (PMAZ) will have adult chorale and orchestra auditions and youth orchestra auditions for its upcoming tenth anniversary season from 6 – 10 p.m., Aug. 10 and from 4 – 8 p.m., Aug. 11 at 34975 N. North Valley Parkway, Suite 152 in Tramonto.
PMAZ is also looking to hire a youth orchestra conductor who also will play in the adult orchestra and a concertmaster/mistress for the adult orchestra.
The PMAZ Chorale & Orchestra 2012-2013 concert season includes a patriotic
salute on Nov. 3 and 4 in recognition of Veterans Day; a return to the audience
favorite, Joyous Noel, with new lessons and carols on Dec. 15 and 16; a classical
performance at the historic Orpheum Theater in downtown Phoenix on March 23; and a
season finale on May 16-19 showcasing PMAZ’s talented members performing Mozart’s
Symphony #40 (The Great G Minor), the one-act Gilbert & Sullivan operetta, Trial by
Jury, and audience favorites from PMAZ’s ten-year performance history.
The PMAZ Youth Orchestra members also will have concert performances during the
season, and will have the opportunity to receive adult mentoring as well as opportunities to play side-by-side with adult members.
All voices are welcome to audition for the adult chorale, but tenors and basses are especially needed. Auditions include an assessment of range, vocal quality, intonation and the ability to read music. Rehearsals are from 7 – 9 p.m., Tuesdays at Boulder Creek High School.
Orchestra candidates should at least be of an intermediate level, with advanced skills preferred. A two-minute prepared piece is appreciated, but not required. Rehearsals will be from 7 – 9 p.m., Mondays at Boulder Creek High School
The youth orchestra is for musicians grades 6 – 12. Weekly rehearsals are on Mondays from 4:15 – 5:45 p.m. at Boulder Creek High School.
For an audition appointment and directions, call 623-889-7144 or email Yvonne Dolby
at ydolby@pmaz.org. For additional information or questions about the PMAZ Chorale
or Orchestras, contact PMAZ Artistic Director, Adam Stich at astich@pmaz.org.
About ProMusica Arizona.