The York Junior Symphony Orchestra is holding auditions for its 46th season Aug. 24 at Penn State York, 1031 Edgecomb Ave., Spring Garden Township. Auditions are open to all students in fifth to eighth grades or who will be 10 by Sept. 30. Registration is open at www.yjso.org/audition.asp, or those interested can call Stacey Bear at 717-650-2308. Need based scholarships are available for applicants who qualify. All musicians auditioning for the orchestra must be register by Aug. 17.
The York Youth Symphony Orchestra, an ensemble of high school musicians, will hold auditions next month. String auditions will be Aug. 24. Wind, brass and percussion auditions will be Aug. 25. Membership fee is $120. Deadline to register is Wednesday, July 31. YYSO members from last year to not need to re-audition. For details, visit www.yorkyouthsymphony.org/auditions/info.html. The YYSO also announced its 2013-14 concert schedule. Shows will be Nov. 15, March 2 and May 4 in the William Penn Senior High School auditorium, 101 W. College Ave., York.