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We received this e-mail from MyAuditions.com:
Planning on taking an audition? Do you have a system in place to help pinpoint weaknesses, correct mistakes, perfect interpretations and refine your playing? Do you have the opportunity to play for established professionals?
With more and more musicians seeking opportunities with orchestras, the need for professional guidance has become even greater and with MyAuditions, you now have access to some of the most respected orchestral professionals in the industry.
Feedback is crucial to your audition success and with MyAuditions, we help bring you one step closer to achieving it.
committee members include:
- Paul Barrett: Principal Bassoon – Honolulu Symphony Orchestra
- Nicole Esposito: Principal Flute - Dubuque Symphony Orchestra
- Karen Evans Moratz: Principal Flute – Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
- Maria Harding: Principal Flute, Omaha Symphony
For further instructions on submitting your excerpts, please point your Web browser to http://myauditions.com/groupee
Please distribute the above information to your members. If you require further assistance, please contact us at your convenience.
Reynolds, Director of Community Programs
MyAuditions - Performing Arts Career Resources
We received an e-mail as follows: The Army Music Program is hiring bassoonists for positions in over 30 bands worldwide. We offer up to $65,000 college loan repayments, up to $12,000 in signing bonuses in addition to medical, dental, housing and educational benefits. We are also offering assignment of choice based upon availability. Please visit our website www.goarmy.com/band and if you are interested in us please compare what we have to offer to the other service bands.
Staff Sergeant Scott A. Krbec
U.S. Army Band Liaison
U.S. Army 3d Recruiting Brigade
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The Lone Star Symphonic Band is looking for Bassoonists in the Houston Metroplex. We rehearse on Tuesday evenings from at the Spring Branch Church of Nazarene (directions are provided on the website). If interested, please contact the band at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1993, the band
provides a challenging musical environment for musicians. We perform
top-quality, challenging U.I.L. high school thru college-level symphonic
music. We perform regularly throughout
We are desperately seeking bassoon players in the Houston area. The music we are performing is difficult high school to college level.
The Lone Star Symphonic Band is an adult organization composed of over 100 musicians from Houston and surrounding areas. Founded in 1993, the band provides a challenging musical environment for musicians. We perform top-quality, challenging U.I.L. high school thru college-level symphonic music. We perform regularly throughout Houston as well as Texas, and many of the pieces we are currently playing are listed on our web site:
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