Orchestra needs young musicians

  • Wed Aug 27th, 2008 9:23pm
  • Life

Violinist Tera Applegate is one of several young island musicians who play with the Whidbey Island Youth Orchestra for a season of concerts.

The Whidbey Island Youth Orchestra is putting the call out to young island string players.

Auditions for all returning and prospective new members for the 2008-2009 season will be at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Whidbey Evangelical Free Church in Greenbank.

Musicians are asked to perform a 2-octave scale, a two- to three-minute solo and minimal sightreading. All returning orchestra members and new applicants are required to audition.

To schedule a time, call Roxallanne Medley at 360-678-3720.

The Whidbey Island Community Orchestra is also looking for new members for the 2008-2009 season. No audition is required. Call the number listed above for details.