Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) March 3, 2007
Talented college musicians from across the United States are encouraged to audition for the Disneyland Resort® All American College Band Presented by Yamaha.
Twenty students will be selected from a national audition tour to perform at the Disneyland® Resort in Anaheim, California this summer. The band will be directed by Dr. Ron McCurdy, Chair of the Jazz department at the University of Southern California. Successful applicants will receive a salary during their nine week engagement, as well as the opportunity of performing on professional quality Yamaha instruments.
Upcoming audition dates and sites are as follows:
- March 3 - Chicago, Illinois
VanderCook College of Music
3140 S. Federal St.
- March 4 - Boston, Massachusetts
Berklee College of Music
Genko Uchida Bldg
921 Boylston St.
- March 10 - Tucson, Arizona
University of Arizona
- March 11 - Anaheim, California
Enter at Cast Place off of Ball Road
Student musicians should come prepared to showcase their musical ability and will be expected to exhibit moderate proficiency in sight-reading skills. Auditions are on a first come, first served basis and will take place from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in each location. Musicians must be at least 18 years old, currently enrolled in a college or university, and must have their freshman year completed by summer 2007.
The Disneyland Resort® All American College Band was launched in 1971 as a way to cultivate relationships between Disney and colleges/universities around the country. Creating further value to this outstanding program, Yamaha and the Disneyland Resort® have joined in partnership, enhancing their strong ties with the nation's best college music programs. Yamaha is the official supplier of musical instruments to the Disneyland Resort®.
For more information on the Disneyland Resort® All American College Band Presented by Yamaha, visit http://corporate.disney.go.com/careers/wdw_career_programs_collegeband.html or e-mail lori.m.cook at disney dot com.