In an effort to upgrade the arts and local talent, Metropolitan Botswana has engaged in a Corporate Social Investment initiative where they are seeking 16 young talented upcoming artists to audition for the Metropolitan Music Ensemble.
This event focuses on youth development in the arts sector.
“Our approach is guided by the principles of collaborative partnership, relevance and commitment for working together. Metropolitan Music Ensemble gives both upcoming and established artists an opportunity to upgrade their skills and a platform to perform on one stage dedicated to enhancing their talents,’’ reads a statement from the organisation.
Selected artists from the auditions will be trained on vocals, instrumentals and taught how to perform to a crowed by a qualified music director.
The band will have the opportunity to perform popular songs from the 60’s to today in front of a large audience.
Versatile musically apt members of the public ranging from ages 18 – 35 are thus invited to audition for the following, which would make up the performing band:
- Acoustic guitarist
- Bass guitarist
- Lead guitarist
- Rhythm guitarist
- Drummer / Rock Drummer
Auditions will be held at Botswana Craft on Saturday 2 April 2011 from 0900 to 1700. Pre-audition forms will be available for collection from Metropolitan office located at Main Mall. Admission to the auditions is free.