Albemarle Morris Men: Charlottesville’s English dance troupe performs throughout the year. No skills or prior experience needed or expected. Dance is purely for enjoyment and socializing. Weekly rehearsals and pub visits begin at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the McIntire Room at Central Library. Details: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. (202) 236-6324.
Blue Ridge Chamber Orchestra: Classical community nonprofit string ensemble of about two dozen musicians is looking for additional intermediate to advanced string players. Violinists are particularly needed, but all are welcome. Weekly rehearsals are from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays at downtown Charlottesville Friends Meeting House. Details: email@example.com; brco.avenue.org or (434) 293-1617.
C’ville Sing Out!: This year’s community singing event is at 4 p.m. Saturday at Sprint Pavilion; rehearsal is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center. Free parking will be available at both sites. $5, plus $1.74 credit card fee, to cover music and folder costs. Online registration and details: CvilleSingOut.org.
Charlottesville Municipal Band: Eighty-member community band with annual 10-concert season has openings in its alto saxophone, bassoon, clarinet, French horn and trumpet sections. Rehearsals are from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Details: cvilleband.org. Audition information: (434) 295-9850.
Charlottesville Threshold Singers: New singers are welcome at Wednesday evening rehearsals near Barracks Road. No auditions required. Singers should be able to carry a tune, learn and maintain parts and communicate kindness through their voices. The choir is a chapter of a national nonprofit network of a cappella singers offering support at end-of-life bedsides and other times when people need comfort and peace. Details: CharlottesvilleThresholdSingers.org. (434) 977-6614.
Crozet Community Orchestra has weekly rehearsals under the direction of Philip Clark from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Crozet Baptist Church in Crozet. Openings available for string, trumpet, trombone, percussion and bassoon players; no auditions are required. Details and registration: crozetcommunityorchestra.org. Register under the Musicians tab, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (434) 987-5517.
Gorilla Theater Productions: Three female-identified and three male-identified actors of all ethnicities in their 20s to 60s are sought for “The Haunting of Hill House.” Auditions will be by appointment only from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 12 and 13 in the GTP space at 1717 Allied Lane, Suite B, behind C’ville Coffee. Reserve a slot by emailing email@example.com. Prepare a one- to two-minute monologue that demonstrates strong character work. There also will be readings from the script. Performance dates: Oct. 25-27 and Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Details: gorillatheaterproductions.com. (434) 233-4456.
Jeffersonland Chorus: Thirty-member a cappella men’s group, the Charlottesville-area chapter of the international Barbershop Harmony Society, sings pop, country, doo-wop, jazz and traditional barbershop songs at 7 p.m. Mondays at University Baptist Church. Visitors are welcome for voice placement, or just to listen. Details: jlchorus.org. (434) 260-0857.
Madison Choral Society: About 30 singers from Madison, Greene, Culpeper, Orange and Albemarle counties meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays with director Rafael Scarfullery at Madison United Methodist Church to rehearse for the new concert season. No auditions are required; just bring a love of singing. Details: madisonchoralsociety.org. (540) 948-3257.
Nelson County Community Orchestra: Rehearsals take place at 7 p.m. Mondays at Rockfish Presbyterian Church in Nellysford. Instrumental musicians of all ages and experience levels are welcome. Orchestra plays music ranging from classical to pop. Details: nelsoncco.org or firstname.lastname@example.org. (434) 361-1311.
Persimmon Tree Players: Auditions for November production of Phil Olson’s “A Nice Family Gathering” will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 19 and 20 at Carysbrook Performing Arts Center. Heartwarming comedy calls for a cast of four males and tree females ranging in age from 20s to 70s. No experience or preparation is necessary. Performance dates: Nov. 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17.Details: Call George Gaige at (434) 326-6407.