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Prospective new members should plan to sit in with the group for three or four rehearsals. Membership decisions will be based on the prospective members’ musical skills and blend with the group.

IMPORTANT: All members should be able to attend rehearsals from 7:15 – 9:00 PM every Tuesday evening in NE Portland. If you would like to learn more about us or if you think you might like to join our merry band, please send us a message through Contact Us.

Substitutes are welcome – many permanent members of the group start as substitutes until a full time position comes open.

OPENINGS (current as of 2/6/18)

Instrument Status? # Players Needed Requirements
Trumpet Open

1 (Eb  Trumpet)

 Good intonation and reading skills, ability to blend, ability to read both Bb & C parts helpful.
French Horn

Open

1

Good intonation and reading skills, ability to blend. Many parts are in F but some are in Eb.

Trombone

Full

0

 Good intonation and reading skills, ability to blend.
Euphonium

Open

2

Could be covered by a trombone player as well. Good intonation and reading skills, ability to blend,. Ability to read treble as well as bass clef parts helpful.

Tuba

Open

1

Good intonation and reading skills, ability to blend, ability to read treble as well as bass clef parts helpful as many parts are in Eb treble clef.

Percussion

Open

1 – 2

Must read music & be flexible. Group owns (stores on site) small drum set, suspended cymbal, mark tree, and numerous Latin percussion.  About 60-70% of our music has written parts and many others can benefit from improvised parts.