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High Sierra Community Orchestra season begins soon and conductor Johnene McDonald is seeking new musicians to help fill some vacant instrumental positions, such as cello, violin, bass, flute and clarinet. All instrumentalists are welcome to participate. Photo submitted

Local orchestra holding rehearsals

Central Plumas Recreation District and Face the Music Studio announce the 2019-2020 High Sierra Community Orchestra season.

Rehearsals will start Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Quincy Jr./Sr. High School band room. Rehearsals will be held 3:45 p.m. to 5:20 p.m. every Wednesday. Baton downbeat will be at 4 p.m.,” according to orchestra conductor Johnene McDonald.

The community orchestra is seeking new musicians to help fill some vacant instrumental positions, such as cello, violin, bass, flute and clarinet. All instrumentalists are welcome to participate.

Orchestras are made up of all of the following instruments: violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, tuba, French horn and percussion. If you play any of these instruments at an intermediate to advanced level, come join Wednesday’s rehearsal and audition for a chair within the orchestra.

The first concert will be the orchestra’s free Christmas concertin December at the West End Theatre in Quincy.

The High Sierra Community Orchestra is 30 years strong and usually has 20 to 30 musicians in attendance. McDonald is looking forward to another season with Plumas County’s music orchestra family.

If you have any questions regarding the orchestra or rehearsals, call McDonald at 927-7997.

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