Minot Symphony Orchestra to hold auditions

The Minot Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions by appointment on Saturday Aug. 21.

Interested musicians are asked to fill out a survey that can be found at www.minotsymphony.com no later than Aug. 19 to secure an audition time and receive the audition requirements.

“Musicians in high school through adult are encouraged to audition. There are many opportunities throughout the string, woodwind, brass and percussion sections. The Minot Symphony Orchestra is a unique blend of student, community and professional musicians and has been performing in the Magic City for 96 years,” said executive director Ellen Fenner.

The symphony will rehearse every Thursday from 7-9:45 p.m. beginning Aug. 26. A stipend per rehearsal or concert is paid to performing musicians. The number of musicians per concert varies depending on the repertoire.

The symphony’s 2021-2022 season includes six public performances: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Dec. 11, Feb. 5, March 5 and April 30. Season tickets and Flex Passes will be available starting Aug. 17 at www.minotsymphony.com or by calling the box office at 858-4228. Single concert tickets will be available Sept. 7.

The Minot Symphony, a university and community orchestra directed by Maestro Efrain Amaya, assistant professor of music at Minot State University.


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