Monday, March 2, 2009

YouTube's Symphony Orchestra

How do you audition for the YouTube Symphony Orchestra? By submitting a video, of course (read the full new report).

" received more than 3,000 video auditions. The final group of more than 90 musicians were chosen by a combination of online votes from the public and judging by musicians from major orchestras.

"The members of the YouTube Symphony Orchestra will travel to New York from nearly 30 countries for a three-day meeting with San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas, leading up to the April 15 Carnegie Hall show.

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