*The Lutheran Chorale is hosting a sing-in from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Luke Lutheran Church, Union Road and Maryvale Drive, Cheektowaga. Sing along with current members on several pieces typical of the chorale's repertoire. Call 675-1065 or

*Buffalo State Philharmonic Orchestra will hold auditions for new members at 6 p.m. Aug. 27 and 29 in Rockwell Hall, room R-106, on the college campus (1300 Elmwood Ave.). Participants should prepare one solo piece of not more than three minutes and choose one printable orchestral excerpt from 2012-13.

Lists can be found tion. Piano accompaniment is not required. To make an appointment, email Ellen Barnum at

*The Alden Christian Theater Society (1470 Church St., Alden), will hold open auditions for "Over The Tavern" from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 27. Bring a minute-long memorized monologue. Various age roles are available. For more information, call 937-7881.

*The Buffalo Chorale Arts Society will hold auditions from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29 at Sweet Home High School. Requirements include singing a solo from any published source, vocalises for range and tone, and individual sight-reading. To schedule an appointment, call Nancy Cannizzaro at 847-6930 or 856-1357.

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-- Kelly Boquard