The Ventura County Youth Symphony is holding auditions today for the spring performance season, and musicians under age 18 are encouraged to attend.
Auditions for violinists will begin at 5 p.m., and all other string players will audition at 6 p.m. Musicians playing woodwind, brass or percussion instruments will try out at 7 p.m.
Auditions will be held at Anacapa Middle School in Ventura at Mills and Telegraph roads, and consist of a short prepared piece of music, scales and sight reading.
Rehearsals for the 40-member symphony are held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday nights at Anacapa Middle School. Spring rehearsals will begin Jan. 24. For more information, call 639-0332.