MAINSTAGE BAND AUDITIONS 2015

MAINSTAGE BAND AUDITIONS 2015

BPA MAINSTAGE BAND AUDITIONS: JUNE 29 & JULY 11, 2015
Monday, June 29 @ 5:30-8:30 p.m. + Saturday, July 11 @ 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Please email Josh Anderson to schedule your appointment.

Don’t miss this exhilarating opportunity to play a key role in BPA’s 2015 – 2016 Season of Love. View/print the audition flyer here.

REQUIREMENTS: 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.

THREE great shows; four THREE opportunities:

October 9 – 25, 2015: HAIR

REHEARSALS: September 19 & 26 @ 9:30 a.m. + October 5, 6 & 7 @ 6:00 p.m.

PERFORMANCES: October 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 + PWYC Preview October 8
Fridays & Saturdays @ 7:30 p.m. + Sundays @ 3:00 p.m. | Pay-What-You-Can Preview: Thursday, October 9 @ 7:30 p.m. | Industry Night: October 19

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 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).

December 4 - 20, 2015: MARY POPPINS

REHEARSALS: November 7, 14 & 21 @ 9:30 a.m. + November 30, December 1 & 2 @ 6:00 p.m.

PERFORMANCES: December 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 + PWYC Preview December 3
Fridays & Saturdays @ 7:30 p.m. + Sundays @ 3:00 p.m. | Exception: Saturday, December 5 @ 3:00 p.m. (matinee) | Pay-What-You-Can Preview: Thursday, December 3 @ 7:30 p.m. | Industry Night: December 14

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 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).

May 13 - 29, 2016: A NEW FAMILY CLASSIC, TO BE ANNOUNCED (Rights Pending)

REHEARSALS: April 23 & 30 @ 9:30 a.m. + May 9, 10 & 11 @ 6:00 p.m.

PERFORMANCES: May 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 + PWYC Preview May 12
Fridays & Saturdays @ 7:30 p.m. + Sundays @ 3:00 p.m. | Pay-What-You-Can Preview: Thursday, May 12 @ 7:30 p.m. | Industry Night: May 23

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 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.