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: or (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:; or (434) 293-1617.

C’ville Sing Out!: This year’s community singing event is at 4 p.m. Aug. 10 at Sprint Pavilion; rehearsal is at 10 a.m. Aug. 10 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. Dates for in-person registration at Mount Zion First African Baptist Church will be announced. Online registration and details:

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: 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: (434) 977-6614.

Crozet Chorus: The community-based, secular, non-auditioned chorus is accepting members for its autumn 2019 season. Register at; no auditions are required. Weekly rehearsals will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Crozet Baptist Church in Crozet. Information: (908) 343-9613.

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: Register under the Musicians tab, or email (434) 987-5517.

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: (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: (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: or (434) 361-1311.

Second-Wind Band: Band at The Center for musicians ages 50 and older welcomes new members. No auditions are required. Rehearsals are from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays at 491 Hillsdale Drive. Details:, or director Greg Vaughn at (434) 466-4503.

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