January 7, 2019
The Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra to hold auditions for spring semester
The renowned Cleveland Pops
Orchestra, in collaboration with The Music Settlement, has established The Cleveland
Pops Youth Orchestra to nurture and train young musicians to reach their full
potential while promoting critical thinking, self-confidence, and leadership
skills through music.
The Youth Orchestra auditioned
young musicians in the summer and early fall, and presented two exciting concerts
in December, performing music of Hollywood, Broadway, rock and light
for second semester, which starts on Monday, February 4, will be held on
Monday, January 14 and Wednesday January 30 at 5:00. Please call Nikki Claverie at 216 421-5806,
ext.188, or by email at NClaverie@TheMusicSettlement.org
to schedule an audition. Special
arrangements may also be made for supervised video auditions.
Positions for the new ensemble
will be open to intermediate-to-advanced skill level string, woodwind, brass,
and percussion students ages 12 to 18. Audition requirements are a solo piece
of choice and sight reading.
The Cleveland Pops Youth
Orchestra rehearses each Monday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Music
Settlement in University Circle, under the baton of Cleveland Pops conductor
The Music Settlement is located at 11125 Magnolia Drive,
Cleveland, Ohio 44106.