JOIN THE OAKLAND EASTSIDE ALL-STAR ENSEMBLE

Dear Oakland Music Community!

 

Welcome! We are very happy you are interested in auditioning for the Oakland Eastside All-Star Ensemble! Please read below for information about the upcoming year and instructions to be well prepared for your audition.

 

  • CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT IN SCHOOL MUSIC PROGRAM REQUIRED

  • AUDITION REQUIRED, AUDITIONS WILL BE SCHEDULED BY SEPT 5

  • REHEARSALS BEGIN MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

  • AUDITIONS AND REHEARSALS WILL BE HELD AT EDNA BREWER MIDDLE SCHOOL ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 12

  • IF YOU CAN'T MAKE THAT DAY YOU CAN SEND A RECORDING, BUT WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE AUDITIONING IN PERSON

 

AUDITION: Monday September 12: 3:30-9:30pm. In-person or recording. In-person is encouraged. To schedule audition, click on the LINK, and indicate your 1st & 2nd choice time: 

 

Here is a LINK to audition requirements. 

 

REHEARSALS:

Mondays from 5:00-7:30pm

Adding an additional day (Thursdays) in 1-2 weeks approaching concerts.

5:00-6:00 - Warm up and Big Band

6:00-6:30 - Sectionals

6:30-7:00 - Big Band

7:00-7:30 - Dinner/Community time

 

TUITION: $400-$700 sliding scale. No student turned away for lack of funds.

 

STUDENT LEADERSHIP: OEASE relies on and encourages student leadership. Areas of leadership include Community Building and Peer Engagement, Communications and Social Media PR, Technology and Equipment Support, Librarian, Attendance. Please express on your application if you are interested in assuming one of these responsibilities.  

 

PARENT INVOLVEMENT: We will need parent support in the following categories:

  • Meal Coordinator

  • Parent Liaisons

  • Fundraiser coordinator(s)

If you have questions, please contact director Zack Pitt-Smith or Student Manager Zoe King at oeaseallstars@gmail.com.

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