Youth orchestra announces auditions

The Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra will hold auditions for its 2014-15 concert season on Saturday in the Baldwin High School Band Room.

Auditions are open to prospective members as well as returning musicians of last year’s philharmonic orchestra. Auditions must be passed for membership in the orchestra.

The auditions times for each instrument are as follows:

* 8:30 to 10:50 a.m. – violin.

* 11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. – viola, cello, string bass.

* 1 to 2:15 p.m. – flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, bass clarinet .

* 2:20 to 3:35 p.m. – horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba.

* 3:40 p.m. to 4 p.m. – percussion, timpani, snare drum.

Additional information is available on the orchestra’s website, including audition music for all instruments; major and chromatic scales for woodwinds and brasses; and additional audition requirements for percussion instruments. To view the audition information, go to under the “2014-2015 Season, Programs, Auditions” tab.