Middle- and high-school instrumentalists who study privately and are involved in their school music program are invited to audition for the 100-member Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra’s thirtieth season in 2015-2016.
The orchestra will present three program at Severance Hall conducted by music director Brett Mitchell. Weekly sectional rehearsals will be led by Cleveland Orchestra musicians.
Auditions will be open to students who play violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp, flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, bass trombone, tuba, percussion, and keyboard instruments (alternate position). The application deadline is Friday, March 13 at 5 pm and requires an application fee of $25. Contact the Youth Orchestra manager, Lauren Generette by telephone at 216.231.7352 or email. Audition materials may be downloaded here.