Auditioners should have a 30-second song prepared and may bring a backing CD or music for an accompanist. They also will do cold reads from the script and have a movement audition. They should not wear sandals or open-toed shoes.
Performance dates are May 4-6 and May 12-13. Call Eddie Harbert at 304-544-2831 or Maxine Loudermilk at 304-654-1471.
Community Music concert
Elizabeth Von Trapp, granddaughter of Maria and Baron Von Trapp, performs in a Community Music Association concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Municipal Auditorium. Tickets are $35. Call 304-744-1400.
Landau in Madison
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will perform a benefit concert for the Boone County Community Foundation at 7:30 p.m. March 9 at the Madison Civic Center. Tickets are $35 or $40 in advance or $45 at the door, cash only. Call 304-369-0511.
On March 9, fingerstyle guitarist Richard Gilewitz will host his GillaCamp guitar workshop at Gorby's Music, 214 Seventh Ave., South Charleston. Sessions are 55 minutes long at 11 a.m., noon, 5 and 6 p.m.
The first is "The Fingerpicking Engine," teaching various components of fingerstyle guitar. The second and third are tune breakdowns studying Elizabeth Cotton's "Freight Train" and Davey Graham's "Anji," respectively. The fourth is "Exploration of Open D and Open G Tunings and Slide Guitar."
Each session is $40. Register at Gorby's Music or online at www.gillacamp.com.
Celtic singer Cathie Ryan performs at 7:30 p.m. March 10 at Nicholas County High School in Summersville. Tickets for the concert, presented by Ivy & Stone, are $12 for adults and $9 for students and seniors in advance and $3 more at the door. Call 304-872-4228 or email ivyandst...@frontier.com.
State Fair concerts
Four concerts for the 2012 State Fair of West Virginia have been announced: They are country singer Trace Adkins on Aug. 10 (tickets $25-$32); gospel group the Gaither Vocal Band on Aug. 11 ($18-$25); rock star Bret Michaels on Aug. 14 ($19-$26); and teen pop singer Victoria Justice on Aug. 18 ($27-$32).
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. March 22. Prices do not include gate admission. For more information, visit www.statefairofwv.com.