North Valley Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the audition dates for the upcoming 2015-16 season for adults and youth. Openings include the concertmaster position, plus a variety of other string, wind, and brass positions. If you have a passion to perform great music, can meet weekly to rehearse and are willing to commit to the necessary practice, NVSO wants you in the orchestra.

Auditions will be held at the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce office, (3141 E. Beardsley Rd., Unit 120, Phoenix, 85050). Concertmaster auditions are being scheduled 2-4 p.m., Saturday, June 27. Auditions to join the NVSO Adult Orchestra are being scheduled Saturday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Seats currently open and available, as well as audition instructions and excerpts can be found on the website: http://www.northvalleysymphony.org/adult-orchestra/

NVSO Youth Orchestra focuses on providing a year round district honor orchestra level experience. Highly skilled Youth Orchestra members are also given the opportunity to audition for the Adult Orchestra. The auditions for NVSO Youth Orchestra will be at the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce offices (3141 E. Beardsley Rd., Unit 120, Phoenix, AZ 85050), Saturdays, Aug. 8, 15, and 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. NVSO Youth Orchestra rehearsals will be on Mondays, beginning Aug. 24, 5:00-6:30 p.m. at North Canyon High School Band Room.

Please contact Music Director, Kevin Kozacek, to schedule your audition:

conductor@northvalleysymphony.org , or call 623-980-4628. NVSO rehearsals are held every Monday from 7-9:15 p.m. in the North Canyon H.S. Band Room, beginning August 17.

The opening concert of the 2015-16 season, “Machine Madness”, will be held in October (tentatively Oct. 17), and includes Daugherty’s Route 66, Beethoven’s The Metronome from Symphony #8, Adams’ Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Walton’s Prelude and Fugue, “The Spitfire”, Haydn’s The Clock from Symphony #101, Anderson’s The Typewriter, and other popular mechanical-sounding pieces.

If interested in joining NVSO, or in helping manage or sponsor this all-volunteer non-profit organization in any way, please e-mail board@northvalleysymphony.org.