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    TAKE NOTE Youth Band Auditions

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    August 15 - September 16, 2016

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    TAKE NOTE Youth Band Auditions

    Up and coming musicians are invited to apply for the awarding winning youth band Take Note. Deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.  San Antonio teens who are interested in performing on stage in front of a live audience are invited to show off their musical talents with the possibility of joining the City’s award winning Take Note youth band. 

    The Parks and Recreation Department’s “Take Note” band is looking for vocalists, keyboardists, bassists, drummers, percussionists and saxophonists. Interested youth, ages 13 to 18, should submit a DVD or CD with a demonstration of themselves performing on their instrument or demonstrating their singing ability and stage presence. They should also submit a letter explaining how they can add to and benefit from participation in the band. Full application requirements are listed on the website.Those chosen from a live audition to be a member of Take Note will be introduced to the concepts needed to perform a variety of styles of music such as pop, rock, jazz and blues in preparation for live performances at major venues throughout the City.

    The Take Note youth band was recently recognized by the National Recreation and Park Association in 2013 for innovative programming.

    Bring or mail entries to the Parks and Recreation Special Programs Section, Attention: TAKE NOTE, Ron Darner Parks and Recreation Headquarters, 5800 Enrique M. Barrera Parkway (formerly Old Highway 90 W.), San Antonio, Texas 78227. Hours for dropping off an entry are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. For more information visit the Parks and Recreation Department website or call 207-3132.

    SA Parks and Recreation Headquarters

    5800 Old Highway 90 W
    San Antonio, TX 78227

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    Audition Packets can be dropped off between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm at SA Parks and Recreation Headquarters, 5800 Enrique M. Barrera Parkway, 78227 Main number is (210) 207-3000.

    Phone: 210-207-3132

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