The JCC Thurnauer School of Music, New Jersey’s leading community music school, invites musicians from the tri-state area to its Fall Ensemble Auditions on Sunday, September 11.
“We are very excited to begin our 33rd season at the JCC Thurnauer School of Music,” said founding director Dorothy Kaplan Roffman. “We invite musicians of all ages and abilities to share their talents with us and see how they can grow and thrive at the music school under the guidance of our outstanding faculty.”
Auditions for the String Camerata, led by Matthew Lucero, and the Thurnauer Symphony Youth Orchestra, led by Diego Garcia, will be held 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Auditions for the TeenTown Jazz Big Band and small combos for teens and adults, led by Debbie Keefe and Steve Johns, will be held 12:30–2 p.m.
Auditions for chamber music ensembles (groups of 3, 4 or 5) coached by Alexander Rees, will be held 2-4 p.m.
Auditions for the award-winning Young People’s Chorus at Thurnauer, led by Emma Brondolo, for ages 6 and older, will be held 4:30–5:30 p.m.
Thurnauer ensembles hold many concerts throughout the year and have unique opportunities to perform with renowned guest artists. The Thurnauer Symphony Orchestra performed with world-famous violinist Joshua Bell at the school’s 2016 Gift of Music concert. The TeenTown Jazz Band performed alongside legendary jazz guitarist Larry Coryell at the 2013 Gift of Music Gala. An affiliate of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City™, the [email protected] performed under the direction of the latter’s artistic director and founder, Francisco J. Nunez, at the Music School’s 2012 Gift of Music Gala Benefit Concert.
The JCC Thurnauer School of Music’s 2016–2017 school year begins Sunday, September 25. To schedule an audition, please call 201-569-7900, ext. 375 or email [email protected] Alternate dates or video auditions may be arranged for those unable to attend on September 11. For more information, visit jccotp.org/thurnauer.
Auditions are Sunday, September 11, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call or email to schedule an audition time.