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UNI Suzuki School to hold orchestra auditions

December 12, 2011

Cathy Craig, coordinator, Suzuki School, 319-273-2508

Caroline Boehmer, communications and operations coordinator, 319-273-2028

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Suzuki School will hold auditions for positions with the Northern Iowa Youth Orchestra (NIYO) on Saturday, Jan. 14, in Russell Hall on the University of Northern Iowa campus.

NIYO is an affiliate of the UNI Suzuki School. The NIYO music director is Bonnie Alger. Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings at Russell Hall at UNI. The fee for participating in the orchestra is $110. The final concert will be held May 21, 2012.

Auditions are open to violin, viola, cello, bass, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba and percussion students in grades nine through 12. Students will be expected to play a solo, selected scales and sight read.

An audition form and more information is available from the website at .To schedule an audition time, please contact or call 319-273-2508 before Jan. 10.