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Cornelius Youth Orchestra open house is tonight

Cornelius Youth Orchestra open houses is tonight

July 7. The Cornelius Youth Orchestra will hold an open house tonight at Bailey Middle school, starting at 6:30 pm. The informational sessions, for parents and students, will be also be held July 21, Aug. 4 and Aug. 11 in the band room.

CYO is a community orchestra open to musicians, ages 6-18, who play string, brass, woodwind, piano or percussion instruments. Those interested in joining CYO should have one or more years of music instruction and be able to perform medium/easy to concert-level musical compositions.

Rehearsals will be held weekly on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm beginningAug. 18. Students must bring their own instruments to rehearsals. Potential new members can attend a rehearsal at no charge in August and September.

For more information contact Nanette Haraden, Cornelius Youth Orchestra program director, at (704) 576-7270 or online at www.corneliusyouthorchestras.com.