Mosaic Community Land Trust is organizing the Youth Orchestra of Pottstown, a summer string orchestra for Pottstown and the surrounding communities. Any strings player age 12-20 are welcome, and there is no cost to participate.
Rehearsals will be held Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30 at Coventry Christian Academy, which is located at 669 Pleasantview Road, Pottstown, PA 19464. The first rehearsal will be next Thursday, June 28th.
If you or your student are interested in auditioning for a seat in the orchestra (not required for participation), auditions will be held on Tuesday, June 26th at the Hobart’s Run Office at the Hill School, which is located at 701 East High Street, Pottstown. All students under 18 must be accompanied by an adult to the audition. Auditions will begin at 4:00 pm and proceed until 8:00 pm. A link to the sign-up for the audition can be found on here on our website under the events tab, http://mosaicclt.org/events/youth-orchestra-of-pottstown-seating-auditions/ . Those who wish to audition to be seated are asked to prepare 36 bars of a solo or etude, and you will also be asked to sight read a short piece.
There will be a performance held at in late August, the performance date will be announced in mid-July.
If you have further questions, please contact the Youth Orchestra of Pottstown director, Niki Purdy at firstname.lastname@example.org, or leave a message at (610)287-7828 and someone will return your call.