Akron Pops Orchestra — Seeking musicians, especially strings and keyboards, for the volunteer orchestra. Rehearsals are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. Most concerts are on Thursday evenings, with a few weekend concerts. Contact Kristan Crane at 330-203-1926 or www.akronpops.org.
Akron Symphony Chorus — Ongoing auditions by appointment. Currently need sopranos and men. Prepare a short solo piece of your choice in any language and bring a copy of the music for the pianist. Be prepared to demonstrate the full extent of your vocal range and sight read. For more information or schedule an audition, contact Brenda Justice at 330-535-8131 or email BJustice@akronsymphony.org.
City of Akron/Firestone Park Community Center — Seeking non-Equity adult/youth (ages 10-15) actors of all ethnicities for Kids for Lunch: The Story of Hansel & Gretel Continued. Auditions will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday and Monday at the Firestone Park Community Center, 1480 Girard St, Akron. Adventurous and comical continuation of the fairy tale will debut at the Akron Civic Theatre on Oct. 19. To reserve an audition slot, call 330-375-2806 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
City of Flags Chorus — Seeking women who enjoy singing a cappella, four-part harmony. Rehearsals are at 7 p.m. Mondays at Greenwood Christian Church, 44th Street Northwest and Frazer Avenue, Canton. 800-793-3805.
Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra — Open auditions for string players: violin, viola, cello and bass are being held. The orchestra, under the direction of music director Victor Liva, will begin its 77th concert season in the fall and welcomes new players to experience exciting and gratifying music-making within the community ensemble. To schedule an appointment, call Lisa Wilson at 440-289-0818.
Cuyahoga Falls Community Band — Weekly rehearsals take place in the third floor auditorium of the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls, from 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday throughout the year. The Band is currently seeking new musicians, with emphasis on clarinet, saxophone, euphonium, and percussion players. For more information on becoming a member, please contact Concertmaster Rebecca Yoho at email@example.com.
Cuyahoga Falls Community Chorus — Openings for all voice parts for adults of all ages from Cuyahoga Falls and surrounding communities. Rehearsals are at 7 p.m. Mondays at Summit Christian School at Newberry Park, 2800 13th St., Cuyahoga Falls. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call Ted Shure at 330-920-8598 or visit www.leonardshure.com.
Derbytown A Cappella Men’s Chorus — Seeking new members to sing four-part harmony. Practices are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Fellowship Hall of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 50 N. Prospect St., Akron. Enter through Park Street Cloister entrance. 330-849-3372.
Forever Harmony Chorus of the Akron Area — Seeking new women members 16 or older to sing four-part harmony music. Practices are 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays at the Unity Church, 503 Northwest Ave., Tallmadge. Chorus members promise a fun time with great music. Call Margaret at 330-673-6799 for more information.
Friends Community Chorus — Rehearsals are held 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at the Brewster Friends Church, 139 W. Main St. Contact conductor Steven Tharp Jr. or secretary Brandy Vanegas at 330-418-4006 or email email@example.com.
Hudson Community Chorus — Rehearsals are at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at First Congregational Church, 47 Aurora St., Hudson. The chorus is open to adult singers of all ages and abilities and is accepting new singers for its spring season. No audition needed. Fee for the spring season is $25. For more information, call Kathy Sluzewski at 330-656-1424 or go to www.hudsoncommunitychorus.org.
Laurel Lake Encore Chorale — Seeking adults age 55 and older to join the 50-member chorale that performs a large range of musical styles. Participation is open to the public. Rehearsals are held at 3 p.m. Tuesdays at Laurel Lake Retirement Community, 200 Laurel Lake Drive, Hudson. Call director Donna Anderson at 330-655-1436.
The Metro Parks Ensemble — Seeking a drummer. Must have own set, a commitment to Tuesday evening schedule and submit to a background check. The ensemble is a volunteer group that rehearses and plays in the Metro Parks, at area events and in senior facilities. Big band, oldies, patriotic, sacred and Broadway music is featured. Call 330-990-0312 for further information.
Wadsworth Community Band — Seeking new members on all instruments. No audition required. Rehearsals are 7-9:15 p.m. Thursdays in the Wadsworth Middle School band room. http://wadsworthcommunityband.com or 330-336-1290.
Western Reserve Playhouse — Auditions for Mauritius will be held 2-4 p.m. July 13 and 7-9 p.m. July 14 at the theater, 3326 Everett Road, Richfield. Call 330-620-7314 or visit www.westernreserveplayhouse.org for more information.
Need performers or behind-the scenes specialists? Send details — two weeks before the date — to Auditions, Features Department, Akron Beacon Journal, P.O. Box 640, Akron, OH 44309-0640; fax 330-996-3033 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.