Wilmington NC Events – Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings Hold Auditions for 2017-18 season

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Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings Hold Auditions for 2017-18 season
Event Title : Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings Hold Auditions for 2017-18 season
Event Date : 31-Aug-2017
Start Time : n/a
End Time : n/a
Category : Music
Location : UNCW Cultural Arts Building
Address : 601 South College Road
City : Wilmington
State : NC
Zip : 28403
Location Map :
Phone : 910-791-9262
Contact : Nicole Thompson, Marketing Manager
Description : WILMINGTON, NC – The Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings will hold auditions for new members on Thursdays, August 31 and September 7, 2017 at the UNCW Cultural Arts Building. Times by appointment. For auditions times and required music, please visit http://wsoyouth.blogspot.com/.

Dee Perry says of her daughter’s experience in the Wilmington Symphony’s youth program, “Blythe plays violin in the Junior Strings program. She has been playing violin for six years and this is her second year in Junior Strings. It has been a wonderful experience for her. Not only have her violin skills improved, but also her confidence and comfort level playing in front of a large audience. She now plays a wide variety of music and enjoys playing everything from fiddle tunes to classical. Blythe looks forward to her practices and performances with the Junior Strings. We are lucky to have such an amazing program in our community.”

The Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra is conducted by Dr. Steven Errante and managed by Robert Norem. The Junior Strings is directed by award-winning music educator, Jane Tierney. Conductor Dr. Steven Errante conducts for the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, and is a member of the UNCW Department of Music faculty.

The mission of the Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings is to enrich the lives of Cape Fear area youth by providing talented young musicians with unique orchestral training and performing opportunities. These ensembles perform four concerts per year, which creates opportunities for more than 100 young musicians to perform on stage.

For more information about the WSO's youth education programs, please visit http://wsoyouth.blogspot.com/.

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