Symphony of the Jellies

Jellyfish Under Water

Attention Southern California Musicians
In Middle School, High School, and College
Ages 12 through 24

Become a Part of the FIRST Full Orchestral Premiere Performance and CD of Symphony of the Jellies with the Renowned Musique Sur La Mer Youth Symphony Orchestra
Marcy A. Sudock – Music Director

PROGRAM:

• Symphony of the Jellies, by James Edward Freeman, Orchestration by William Kidd
• Ocean of Possibilities for String Orchestra, by Dr. Edward David Zeliff
• Depths, Bioluminescence for Alto Saxophone and Strings, by Steve Hommel
• Pirates of the Caribbean, by Hans Zimmer

WE ARE AUDITIONING FOR:

20 Violins, 7-9 Violas, 7-9 Cellos, 4-6 Contrabasses, 1 English Horn, 1 Oboe, 3BbClarinets, 1Bb Bass Clarinet, 4 French Horns, 2-4 Trumpets, 2-4 Tenor Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone, 1 Tuba, 2 Harps, 5 Percussionists

REQUIREMENTS:

• Advanced performance level
• Must be enrolled in your school instrumental music program (if one exists)
• Must prepare audition excerpts (See Below)
• Must submit your application and video audition by December 5, 2016. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Students will be notified by email the week of December 12, 2016

FULL SYMPHONY REHEARSALS:

Saturdays, January 7, 14, and 21, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Long Beach City College
Building G, Room 126 (Clark & Harvey Way)
Park in Lot E

RECORDING SESSION:

Monday, January 16, 2017
Strings Only, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Full Orchestra, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Long Beach City College
Building G, Room 126 (Clark & Harvey Way)

• All participants will be listed on this CD and will receive a one-year Individual Membership to the Aquarium of the Pacific and a Symphony of the Jellies T-shirt.
• Enrollment fee of $50 and contract will be due upon acceptance into this program (by December 20, 2016).
• A limited number of need-based scholarships are available to qualified students.