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Footlights Musical (gr. 9-10)

"Once On This Island"

Auditions -- Week of Sept 5th

Performances -- Novemember 3-5

 

For the pit orchestra for this year’s Footlights Musical, “Once On This Island,” we will be having a small orchestra of around 5 musicians.  Here's a list of what instruments we will need:

 

  • Percussion
  • Keyboard
  • Bass
  • Guitar - Acoustic and Electric
  • Flute/Clarinet/Soprano Sax

Preference will be given to students in grades 9-10, but we will consider interested upperclassmen.

 

 

 

Spotlight Musical (gr. 9-12)

"Sweet Charity"

Auditions -- Dec 15-17

Performances -- March 16-19 and 23-26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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For the pit orchestra for this year’s Spotlight Musical, “Sweet Charity,” we will be having a full orchestra of around 28 musicians.  It’s an exciting undertaking, a great musical project to learn from, and a thrill to be a part of.  

 

Here's a list of what we'll need:

 

Strings -

  • Violins (4-6 players)
  • Cello (1-2 players)
  • Bass

Woodwinds -

  • Reed 1 - Piccolo/Flute/Alto Sax/Clarinet
  • Reed 2 - Piccolo/Flute/Alto Sax/Clarinet
  • Reed 3 - Oboe/Clarinet/Tenor Sax
  • Reed 4 - Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Tenor Sax
  • Reed 5 - Clarinet/Bassoon/Bari Sax

Brass -

  • Trumpet (4 players)
  • Trombone (3 players)

Percussion - 2 players

 

Any of the doubled/tripled woodwind parts can be shared by 1-2 musicians as needed.