Akron All-City Musical — Auditions for Ragtime will be held at 2:30 p.m. March 24 and 6 p.m. March 25 at the Sandefur Theatre in Guzzetta Hall, University of Akron. Call back auditions will take place on March 26. Casting is open to all students enrolled in a public or private high school in Summit County, as well as age-appropriate home-schoolers living within the county limits. Auditions are by appointment only and must be scheduled by calling 330-535-3179 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays.
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 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 for more information.
City of Flags Chorus — Active show chorus is seeking women who enjoy singing a cappella, four-part harmony. Rehearsals are 7 p.m. Mondays at Greenwood Christian Church, 44th Street Northwest and Frazer Avenue, Canton. 800-793-3805.
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra — Auditions for the 2013-14 season will be held in May at Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. There will be afternoon, evening, and weekend audition times available. Middle- and high school student instrumentalists, who are studying privately and involved in their school music program, are invited to audition. Auditions will be heard for the following instruments: violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp (alternate position), flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone (alternate position), bass trombone (alternate positions), tuba (alternate position), percussion and keyboard instruments. Audition applications must be received by April 5; fee is $25. Download audition materials at www.clevelandorchestrayouthorchestra.com. Contact youth orchestra manager Ashley Smith at 216-231-7352 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
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 family friendly and fun atmosphere. Rehearsals are at 7 p.m. Mondays at Summit Christian School at Newberry Park, 2800 13th St., Cuyahoga Falls. 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.
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.
Friends Community Chorus — Rehearsals are held 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at the 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.
Laurel Lake Encore Chorale — Seeking adults age 55 and 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. on Tuesdays at Laurel Lake Retirement Community, 200 Laurel Lake Drive, Hudson. Call director Donna Anderson at 330-655-1436.
Tuscarawas Philharmonic Chorus — Area singers from high school age to adult are invited to join the Tuscarawas Philharmonic Chorus’ rehearsals for Bach’s St. Matthew Passion. Saturday rehearsals are at 10 a.m. at Dover Alliance Church, 228 E. Third St. Sunday rehearsals are at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 139 Third St. NE, New Philadelphia. Auditions are not required and scores will be provided for $16. More information at www.tuscarawas; philharmonic.org.
University of Akron — Final auditions are March 9 for the August premiere of Tuning In. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. in Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave., Akron. Actors, singers and dancers needed. Open to people on the UA campus and in the community. Roles available for men and women ages 18 and up, including older adults. Equity and non-Equity actors welcome. Bring photo and resume. For more information or to register for audition, call 330-972-8301 or email concerts @uakron.edu.
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 wadsworthcommunity band.com or call 330-336-1290.
Western Reserve Playhouse — Auditions for House for Sale will be 1 p.m. April 14 and 7 p.m. April 15 at 3326 Everett Road, Richfield Township. Parts for six men and five women. For more information, call 330-620-7314 or go to www.westernreserveplayhouse.com.
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.