|The Clear Lake Performing Arts Youth Orchestra is seeking new string players on violin, viola, cello and bass. Courtesy photo.|
LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – The Clear Lake Performing Arts Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Sue Condit, will begin a new season of rehearsals on Sunday, Sept. 23.
The orchestra is scheduled to perform several pieces by Mozart in the CLPA Lake County Symphony Concert in November.
They will finish up the fall semester by playing some memorable holiday pieces at the annual CLPA Lake County Symphony Concert in December.
The orchestra also will play at the Symphony concert in May and present a full spring concert in June. All concerts are held at the Soper Reese Theater in Lakeport.
The orchestra is currently seeking new string players on violin, viola, cello and bass. All levels are needed and beginners are welcome. In addition, there is an opening for an intermediate level pianist.
The Youth Orchestra meets at the Kelseyville Presbyterian Church on Sundays from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. If you are interested in joining the group please contact coordinator Tamsen Serena at 707-928 -9621.
Since the discontinuation of the Schools String Program, Clear Lake Performing Arts offers string instruction in this countywide Youth Orchestra.
The organization not only supports the Lake County Symphony and presents a varied Concert Series, but also sponsors many youth music education opportunities.
In addition to the Youth Orchestra, CLPA offers music presentations in the schools and financial assistance to music students.
CLPA also offers a college scholarship program for students who play in the Lake County Symphony.
For information about CLPA Youth programs, call Andi Skelton at 707-279-4336.
For general CLPA information call President Ed Bublitz, 707-277-8271, or visit www.ClearLakePerformingArts.com .