Mainstage Band Auditions for BPA's 2015 – 2016 Season of Love are June 29 & July 11

BPA Mainstage Band Auditions for the 2015 – 2016 Season
Monday, June 29 @ 5:30-8:30 p.m. + Saturday, July 11 @ 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
at Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA)

Bainbridge Performing Arts is thrilled to present BPA’s Mainstage Band Auditions for the 2015 – 2016 Season of Love. Audition for THREE great shows and three AWESOME opportunities! Interested parties are requested to email BPA’s Resident Musical Director Josh Anderson at janderson@bainbridgeperformingarts.org to schedule an appointment.

The iconic rock-musical HAIR, directed by Teresa Thuman, runs October 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, and 25, with a Pay-What-You-Can Preview on October 8 and Industry Night on October 19. Rehearsals are September 19 and 26 at 9:30 a.m. plus October 5, 6 and 7 at 6:00 p.m. Positions available include Reed 1 (Baritone Sax, Flute, Clarinet), Trumpets 1, 2, 3, 4, Trombone, Bass, Drums, Percussion, Sitar, Guitar 1 (Accoustic, Lead electric), and Guitar 2 (Electric, bass).

MARY POPPINS, the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure, directed by Ken Michels, runs December 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20, with a Pay-What-You-Can Preview December 3 and Industry Night on December 14. Rehearsals are November 7, 14, 21 at 9:30 a.m. and November 30, plus December 1 and 2 at 6:00 p.m. Positions available include Bass, Cello, Guitar (electric, acoustic, banjo), Horn 1, 2, Percussion, Keyboards, Reeds 1, 2, 3, 4 (alto recorder, flute, piccolo, Bb and Eb clarinet, oboe, harmonica, Bass clarinet), Trombone 1, 2 (Trombone, tuba, euphonium, bass trombone), and Trumpets 1, 2 (flugelhorn, cornet, trumpet).

BPA stages A NEW FAMILY CLASSIC TBA, directed by Joanna Hardie, runs (rights pending) May 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and 29, with a Pay-What-You-Can Preview May 12 and Industry Night on May 23. Rehearsals are April 23 and 30 at 9:30 a.m. plus May 9, 10 and 11 at 6:00 p.m. Positions available include Bass, Cello, Violins 1, 2, Horn, Drums, Keys 2, 3, 4, Percussion, Reeds 1, 2, 3, 4, and Trumpet. Reeds cover clarinet, saxes, and flute.

Audition requirements: Please prepare a solo selection of 16-32 bars, preferably from musical theatre, for your primary instrument. Doubling and tripling are quite common, so feel free to bring a selection in a secondary instrument as time permits. In addition, when you schedule your appointment you will receive a short selection to present with our provided accompanist. Each contracted position includes a stipend.

BPA’s 2015 – 2016 Mainstage Band Auditions are Monday, June 29 at 5:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 11 at 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Auditions are by appointment only, and interested parties are requested to email janderson@bainbridgeperformingarts.org to schedule an audition. Be an instrument of our collective success! Don’t miss this exhilarating opportunity to play a key role in BPA’s 2015 – 2016 Season of Love.

BPA is supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All.

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