ARVADA, Colo. – The Front Range Youth Symphony Orchestras has held their 2006-2007 season auditions Saturday, May 13 and Saturday, May 20 at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. The orchestras are seeking students who play string, brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments ages 8-21 for their three ensembles. Orchestra placement is based on age, experience and ability. There is a $10 audition fee payable to the Arvada Center.Auditions can be scheduled by calling 720-898-7238.
Members of the Front Range Youth Symphony Orchestras attend weekly practices and perform in three major concerts each season. Tuition rates for the orchestras are as follows:Front Range Youth Symphony ($300), Symphonic Strings Orchestra ($200) and Concert Strings Orchestra ($200). Brett Wallace conducts the Front Range Youth Symphony. Stephanie Wallace conducts the Symphonic Strings and Concert Strings Orchestras.
For more information visit the Center’s website at www.arvadacenter.org
. To obtain audition requirements or to schedule an audition appointment, call Keith Ewer, Front Range Youth Symphony coordinator at 720-898-7238.
The Arvada Center is generously supported by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Created by Denver metro area voters in 1988, SCFD provides a consistent source of unrestricted funding to scientific and cultural organizations.
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is the metro area’s eighth largest cultural attraction devoted to all aspects of the arts.Located two and a half miles north of Interstate 70 on Wadsworth, the Arvada Center is just a short 20-minute drive from downtown Denver.For more information call the Arvada Center box office at 720-898-7200 or visit the Center’s website at www.arvadacenter.org.For media requests, contact Elizabeth Rothaus at 720-898-7272.
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