The Contemporary Youth Arts Company will hold auditions for the new Dan Kehde play, "Western Civ," at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. The drama, about the loss of innocence during the anti-war demonstrations of the 1960s, runs March 14-17 and 21-23.
A large cast of actors ages 13-25 is required. Readings from the script will be provided. Call 304-342-5716.
Montclaire String Quartet
The Montclaire String Quartet presents "With Love, MSQ" at 3 p.m. Sunday at the University of Charleston's Erma Byrd Gallery (in Riggleman Hall).
The program features two works by quartet members -- Bernard Di Gregorio's "Love Letters" and Anton Shelepov's Suite for Strings -- as well as Mendelssohn's Octet in E Flat Major, Opus 20.
The quartet also includes Amelia Chan and Andrea Di Gregorio. They'll be joined by Jennifer Wood, Margie Cooper, Ian Jesse and Kimberly Graham. All musicians are part of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students available in advance or at the door. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.wvsymphony.org.
Civic Chorus auditions
The first rehearsal for the Charleston Civic Chorus' spring concert is 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Charleston Baptist Temple choir room. The group has openings for new members in all sections. To schedule a private audition, qualified adult singers should contact J. Truman Dalton at 304-744-5078 or Conrad Haskell at 304-744-3734.