UD Music Department to host auditions on Wednesday April 30, Saturday, May 3, Thursday May 8, and Saturday, May 10
The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra is pleased to announce auditions for the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (DPYO) and Junior String Orchestra (JSO) for the 2008-2009 Season. All auditions will be held at the University of Dayton, Music Department, Reichard Hall, 300 College Park, Dayton, Ohio. Audition times are from 5 to 9 pm on Wednesday April 30 (both orchestras) and Thursday May 8 (DPYO only); from 10:45 am to 2:00 pm (DPYO only), from 10:45 am to 3:00 pm (JSO only), and from 9:00 am to10:30 am Saturday May 3 (both orchestras). Auditions conclude on Saturday, May 10 from 9:00 am to 2 pm (DPYO only).
To schedule an audition time, applicants must phone the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, (937) 224-3521 by April 25, 2008.
Each year, the Youth Orchestras offer talented, young musicians the opportunity to perform fine orchestral literature and further develop their musical talents. The Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra will begin its 71st season this year. The Junior String Orchestra is now in its 25th year.
If you are, or know of, a student who would profit by participating in one of these orchestra experiences, please encourage them to audition.
For answers to questions concerning the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra programs, call Gloria Pugh, Director of Education at the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, 224-3521.