Hoover Middle School Performing Arts 


See below for information auditions for our performance arts events. Auditions are typical in the spring so check back then or sign for our mailing list to be notified.


Orchestra - Beginning 
  • Students will learn how to read music and play one of the four string orchestra instruments: violin, viola, cello or bass

  • No experience required.  Students are expected to participate in 2 concerts throughout the year.

Orchestra - Audition Level - Intermediate or Advanced
  • This is a performance-based class where students need to have a strong understanding of note reading and playing a string orchestra instrument.  Students are expected to participate in multiple concerts throughout the year.

  • Click HERE for audition instructions or email Mrs. Launspach. at rlaunspach@sjusd.org.  

  • Teacher will place student in appropriate class based on ability.

  • Instruments include violin, viola, cello and bass.


Here is information about Dance Auditions for the upcoming school year, 2024-2025

Beginning Dance
  • No audition needed. Just sign up!

Intermediate, Advanced, and Dance Team
  • Audition required. (If you have already completed the Beginning level, you will automatically move to the Intermediate level when you sign up for dance.)

  • Auditions for Intermediate, Advanced AND Dance Team levels will be held in-person on Tuesday, April 23rd from 3:30-5:30pm in the Hoover Dance Room.

  • All auditioning students must complete this google form before the in-person audition.

Stage Tech

Thank you so much for your interest in Stage Tech! This class is open by application only, and will provide the technical elements for our fall musical, winter straight play, spring musical, spring straight play, staff play, and Advanced Drama’s self-written play as well as other school-sponsored events throughout the year.

Read and fill out the attached application and return the application to Mrs. Jordan by May 1, 2024 by the end of the school day.

Musical Theater

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