Fort Bend Schedules Auditions for August 24

Published: July 14, 2013 By Nancy V. Mills, APR | 281.491.2369 | nmills@tmagency.com

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – Fall means football as well as auditions for the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra. If you’re a musician looking for a group to perform with, then plan to audition for FBSO’s 2013-14 season on Saturday, Aug. 24 at First United Methodist Church, 3900 Lexington Blvd., in Missouri City.

The orchestra is particularly in need of additional string players - violin, viola, cello, and bass. Both permanent and alternate positions are available with all musicians serving as unpaid volunteers.

FBSO Auditions - Charles Lin Photography

Candidates should prepare a three- to five-minute solo and be ready to demonstrate their sight-reading skills. Auditions are open to all musicians who are high school age and older.

To schedule an appointment time between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., please e-mail audition@fbso.org or call 281-276-9642.

Rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings beginning at 7:15 p.m., generally at First United Methodist Church in Missouri City. This year, FBSO will play five concerts as part of its season subscription series and at least two other free concerts around Fort Bend County.

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About the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra

The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra (FBSO), founded in 1992, enriches the lives of Fort Bend residents and surrounding areas with live symphonic music presented by its volunteer members. The full-size orchestra, complete with brass, woodwinds, strings and percussion, represents an abundant cross-section of