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Take Note Youth Band Auditions

SPONSORED -- Teen musicians, ages 13 to 18, who are interested in being part of the Parks and Recreation Department’s award-winning Take Note Youth Band should begin preparing their audition CD or DVD now. The Take Note Youth Band is specifically tailored for aspiring musicians and singers who have a desire to make a career in the music industry. The band includes vocalists, keyboardists, bassists, drummers, percussionists and saxophonists. Those chosen from a live audition will be introduced to concepts needed to perform a variety of musical styles such as pop, rock, jazz and blues in preparation for live performances throughout the city, including BRAVO and the San Antonio Rock-n-Roll Marathon. To take advantage of this opportunity, musicians should submit an audition package which includes a DVD or CD of them playing instruments, demonstrating singing ability as well as stage presence; along with a letter explaining how they can add to and benefit from participation in the band and an optional photo. Full application requirements can be found at Entries must be dropped off or mailed by September 16, 2016 to Parks and Recreation Cultural Programs; Attention: Take Note; Ron Darner Parks and Recreation Headquarters; 5800 Enrique M. Barrera Parkway; San Antonio, Texas 78227. Hours for dropping off an entry are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. For more information visit, or call 207-3132.

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