AUDITIONS

Akron Pops Orchestra Seeking musicians, especially strings and keyboards, for the volunteer orchestra. 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.

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 to schedule an audition, contact Brenda Justice at 330-535-8131 or email BJustice@akronsymphony.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 Performing Arts Ministries Auditions for the musical passion play Tetelestai will be held Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 22-23 at the Lower School of Gilmour Academy, 35001 Cedar Road, Gates Mills. A personal profile must be submitted by Oct. 31 to be scheduled for an audition. All the information can be found at www.LiveThePassion.org.

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 the community ensemble. To schedule an appointment, call Lisa Wilson at 440-289-0818.

Cuyahoga Falls Community Band The band is seeking new musicians, with emphasis on clarinet, saxophone, euphonium and percussion players. Weekly rehearsals are 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays throughout the year in the third-floor auditorium of Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. For more information on becoming a member, contact concertmaster Rebecca Yoho at becky.yoho@gmail.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 info@cfchorus.com, call Ted Shure at 330-920-8598 or visit www.leonardshure.com.

Derbytown A Cappella Mens 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 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 friendschorale@gmail.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 is needed. Fee for the spring season is $25. For more information, call Kathy Sluzewski at 330-656-1424 or go to www.hudsoncommunitychorus.org.

The Hudson Players Auditions for Suessical will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 9-10 at Barlow Community Center, 41 Oviatt St., Hudson. Auditioners should prepare 32 bars of a song (please provide sheet music) and will be asked to read from the script and perform a short dance routine. For more information, call 330-655-8522 or email info@hudsonplayers.com.

Laurel Lake Encore Chorale Seeking adults 55 or older to join the 50-member chorale that performs a large range of musical styles. 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.

Metro Parks Ensemble The all-volunteer group is seeking a drummer and a French horn player to practice and perform Tuesday nights. Interested musicians must have their own instruments, be able to read music and pass a background check. For information and to apply, email marketing@summitmetroparks.org or call 330-867-5511, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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. Tuesday nights. 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 newsroomemail@thebeaconjournal.com.