Akron Pops Orchestra — Seeking musicians, especially strings and keyboards, for the volunteer orchestra, which performs a variety of concert music. Rehearsals are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at 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 for more information.
Canal Fulton Players — Auditions for roles for 10 men and eight women in To Kill a Mockingbird will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and Jan. 3 at Canal Fulton United Methodist Church, 363 W. Cherry St. Be prepared to read from the script. For more information, call 330-494-1022 or 330-954-4387.
City of Flags Chorus — Active show chorus is 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.
Cuyahoga Falls Community Chorus — The chorus has openings for all voice parts and will accept adults of all ages from Cuyahoga Falls and surrounding communities. It is a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Rehearsals are at 7 p.m. Mondays at Summit Christian School at Newberry Park, 2800 13th St., Cuyahoga Falls. For more information, email email@example.com, call Ted Shure at 330-920-8598 or visit www.leonardshure.com.
Derbytown A Cappella Men’s Chorus — Seeking new members who want 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.
Dynamics Community Theater — Auditions for Thornton Wilder’s The Matchmaker will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 7-8 in the Black Box Theater, Tallmadge High School, 140 N. Munroe Road. There are roles available for actors of high-school age through adult. Information about the play and character descriptions can be found at www.dynamicstheater.org.
Forever Harmony Singers of the Akron Area — Seeking women 16 or older to sing a cappella, four-part harmony from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at the Tallmadge Oaks Club House, 120 North Ave. 330-784-2756 or 330-923-7438.
The Friends Community Chorus — Rehearsals are 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Brewster Friends Church, 139 W. Main St. For more information, contact conductor Steven Tharp Jr. or secretary Brandy Vanegas at 330-418-4006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
L&L Films and Promiseheart — Seeking boom operators and crew members for a film to help victims of domestic violence. All positions are voluntary. For more information, call 330-633-6093.
Laurel Lake Encore Chorale — Seeking adults age 55 or older to join the 50-member chorale that performs a large range of musical styles from classical to jazz. Participation is open to the public. Rehearsals are at 3 p.m. Tuesdays at Laurel Lake Retirement Community, 200 Laurel Lake Drive, Hudson. Call director Donna Anderson at 330-655-1436.
Stow Players — Auditions for Becky’s New Car will be at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6-7 at the Stow Safety Center Community Room. Auditions are for the roles of Steve, who is in his 50s; Kensington Flood, 20s; and Chris Foster, 20s. For more information, call Lorena Goold at 330-688-7112.
Wadsworth Community Band — Seeking new members on all instruments. No audition required. Rehearsals are at 7-9:15 p.m. Thursdays in the Wadsworth Middle School band room. For more information and to join the band, go to wadsworthcommunityband.com or call 330-336-1290.
Weathervane Playhouse — Auditions for the Young Actors Series production of Our Town will be 4-6:30 p.m. Jan. 12-13 at Weathervane Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron. Adults are invited to audition for the roles of Dr. Gibbs, Mrs. Gibbs, Mr. Webb and Mrs. Webb. The age limit for all other roles is 12-21. For more information, call 330-836-2626.
Wolf Creek Players — Auditions for Bernard, Marion, and Phil: The Satire of Jules Feiffer, Terrence McNally, and Elaine May will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan 6 at Houston Hall, 3069 Houston Road, Norton. Casting for high-school teens and adults, males and females. For more information, call Donna Longfellow at 330-825-9199.
Young Artist Competition — The Frieda Schumacher-Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra Young Artist Competition is open to Ohio students in grades nine through 12. Competition will be Feb. 10 in the Cuyahoga Community College Metropolitan Campus Auditorium. Open to instrumental and voice students. Winner will receive a cash award and perform as the featured soloist with the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra on April 14. For application forms, call 216-556-1800 or visit www.clevephil.org. Application deadline is Monday, Dec. 31.
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 email@example.com.