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CELEBRATION YOUTH ORCHESTRA TO HOST SPRING AUDITIONS

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CELEBRATION YOUTH ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES SPRING AUDITIONS Plymouth & Canton, MI - The Celebration Youth Orchestra (CYO) will be holding auditions for the 2007-2008 school year on Friday, June 15 from 10:20 am-7:45 pm, Saturday, June 16, from 10:20 am -12:15 pm. Auditions will take place at Evola Music, 7170 North Haggerty Road in Canton, and must be scheduled in advance by calling the Plymouth Canton Symphony Society (PCSS) office at 734.451.2112. Auditions are open to string students ages nine & up with at least one year of instruction and wind, brass, and percussion students ages twelve & up with at least three years of instruction. Students may live anywhere in Southeastern Michigan. Students are asked to prepare one scale in any key and a piece of their choice. Percussionists will be provided with a snare drum, but will need to bring their own sticks. The CYO is the youth orchestra supported by the Plymouth Canton Symphony Society. CYO has two ensembles, the Celebration Sinfonia for string, wind, brass, and percussion students and the Celebration Strings. The CYO is dedicated to challenging and inspiring students through high level ensemble training and the performance of standard and new repertoire. CYO students have several unique performance opportunities, including side-by-side concerts with both the Plymouth Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Canton. The Celebration Youth Orchestra is part of the Plymouth Symphony's Youth Outreach Education Program. Donations to the Symphony's No Kid without a Concert Education Campaign help to fund the CYO as well as many other programs for students throughout Southeastern Michigan. To schedule an audition or for more information please contact the PCSS office at 734.451.2112, or by email at jane@plymouthsymphony.org. The Plymouth Canton Symphony Society is a non-profit organization that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, handicap, national origin or creed.