The Philharmonic Society of Arlington hosted an open rehearsal on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at First Parish Unitarian Universalist, 630 Mass. Ave. 

Any musician in town was invited to join the local symphony orchestra at the rehearsal with Music Director Orlando Cela. Selections from the composers Rimsky-Korsakov and Shostakovich were played.

Membership into the society's Chorale is open without a formal audition. Those interested in the orchestra can view the openings listed on their website >>

The orchestra has openings in the percussion and string bass sections for the 2023-24 season, with opportunities to substitute in all other sections.

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This news announcement was published Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, based on information from Julie Goldberg of the organization's publicity team. YourArlington's assistant to the editor, Brynn O'Connor, prepared it for publication. It was updated on Sept. 5, 2023