GMYS Auditions. Auditions for summer and fall placement in all three orchestras and CAMP: May 5, 19 & June 20. Open seats for musicians novice through advanced next fall. 9 am. Center for Arts & Learning, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. firstname.lastname@example.org; 888-4470 $25 audition fee; the GMYS programs charge tuition, but need-based assistance is available!
Bagitos. 28 Main St., Montpelier. Open mic every Wed. Other shows T.B.A. bagitos.com
Charlie O’s World Famous. 70 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-6820.
Every Tues.: Karaoke, 9 p.m.–1 a.m.
Espresso Bueno. 248 N. Main St., Barre. 479-0896. Free/by donation. email@example.com. espressobueno.com.
The Eleva Chamber Players, Central Vermont’s only professional string chamber orchestra, will host its first Musical Chat & Wine at the Cork Wine Bar in Waterbury, Vt on Thursday, November 10th, 6:30-8:00 pm. The event will be an informal discussion hosted by musical adviser John Welsh of Seattle, Washington along with Eleva’s concertmaster John Lindsey and Eleva’s founder Willie Docto. Providing an enlightening and enjoyable experience is part of Eleva’s mission of elevating the human spirit through music. The chat will offer a preview that includes fun facts about the composers and music that Eleva will be performing on November 12th & 13th, which features music by Ernest Bloch, Sergei Prokofiev and Leoš Janácek. The event is free, with a cash bar. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is a available at www.elevachamberplayers.org.