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.
Choral experience 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.
The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra — Holding auditions for the upcoming 2016/2017 concert season. There are openings for all strings sections. Also we will be auditioning for substitute players for other woodwind and brass instruments. Audition requirements are one solo piece and one orchestral excerpt of your choice. Players of all instruments who are interested in regular membership in the orchestra or those interested in being a substitute should contact Personnel Manager Lisa Wilson at 440-289-0818 (cell) to arrange an audition time. Auditions will be scheduled over the next two weeks.
The Cleveland Orchestra — Young dancer auditions for the production of Pennsylvania Ballet performing George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at 10 a.m. Sept. 24 in the Idea Center at Playhouse Square, 1375 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Eligible dancers include young people who are currently enrolled in regular dance classes that have had a minimum of two years of training. All auditioning dancers must be between 8 and 14 years of age as of Sept. 1, 2016. Examples of parts available include Party Girls, Party Boys, Mice, Soldiers, Polichinelles and more. Children dancing these roles must be between 46 inches and 64 inches tall. Young ladies are asked to wear pink tights, a solid-colored leotard, and their ballet slippers. Young gentlemen should wear a white T-shirt, black pants or tights, and their ballet shoes. Online registration for this audition is mandatory. See playhousesquare.org/auditions to register and for more detailed information. For more information about rehearsal and for a performance schedule, please visit playhousesquare.org/auditions.
Cuyahoga Falls Community Band — The band is seeking new musicians, with emphasis on clarinet, saxophone, euphonium and percussion players. Weekly rehearsals are held 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays throughout the year in the third floor auditorium of the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. For more information on becoming a member, 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 females 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.
Great Lakes Theater — Seeking child actors of all cultures and backgrounds for roles in our 2016-2017 season. Auditions will be held Sept. 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Playhouse Square Rehearsal Halls, 1650 Chester Ave, Cleveland. Auditions are by appointment only. To arrange an appointment time, go to www.greatlakestheater.org/work-with-us/auditions and reserve a time slot by 5 pm on Sept. 8. Please indicate if the child will be auditioning for A Christmas Carol, Wait Until Dark, or both. Appointments times will be confirmed via email. Children auditioning should bring a headshot and resume.
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.
Master Singers Chorale of Northeast Ohio — Any interested area singers age 18 or older, are invited to attend a rehearsal to observe the group in action. No auditions are required to join but a strong commitment to attend rehearsals and perform in three annually scheduled concerts are encouraged. No fees required to join, but there is minimal fee for sheet music. Rehearsals are held 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays at the Church of New Hope, 4415 Darrow Road, Stow. Visit the group’s web site at www.mastersingersinc.org to hear samples of their work and learn more about the chorale or call 330-865-9581.
Ohio Gaelic Choir — Looking for new members. Knowledge of Scottish Gaelic language is not necessary. All vocal parts needed. Rehearsals are generally on Wednesdays every other week. For more information please email your name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stow Symphony Orchestra — Open auditions for all string, bass and percussion players are being held. Rehearsals take place at Stow-Munroe Fall High School band room, 3227 Graham Road, Stow, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. For more information, go to www.stoworchestra.org. To schedule an audition, call Darrell Music at 330-671-1270.
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, 150 Silvercreek Road. http://wadsworthcommunityband.com or 330-336-1290.
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.