Young musicians invited to audition for county bands

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YOUNG musicians are being invited to audition for the county council’s music ensemble.

Accomplished young singers and instrumentalists can attend a series of formal and informal auditions to join Hampshire County Council’s Music Service ensembles.

The auditions take place later this term to find new talent for the next academic year, starting in September.

County ensembles provide high-quality performing opportunities for Hampshire’s most able young singers and instrumentalists with performances around the UK and abroad.

Membership is open to all pupils up to the age of 19 who are in full-time education.

There are current vacancies with the youth orchestras which have an open day on May 21 plus the youth bands and youth wind ensembles which have an open day on May 14 and the youth choir.

Priority will be given yo youngsters living in Hampshire.

​Anyone interested can find the application form and further details online, or by contacting (023) 8065 2037 or e-mailing by May 31.