The Summerville Community Orchestra is hosting auditions for the 2010-11 season for strings, woodwinds, French horns, and percussion. SCO musicians are all volunteers, ranging from middle school students to retired seniors. If you want to try out, stop by a Monday night rehearsal at Alston Middle School (500 Bryan St.) from 7-9:15 p.m. At that time you can set up an audition date with Music Director Alexander Agrest. For more information, call (843) 873-5339 or see summervilleorchestra.com.
The Youth Orchestra of the Lowcountry is hosting auditions for their upcoming season on Aug. 22 and 29 from 2-6 p.m. at the College of Charleston. According to the website, a second orchestra may be added depending on the number of applicants. For audition requirements, check out yolow.org/membership.html.