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Minnesotan vying for spot in YouTube Symphony Orchestra

Minnesota violinist Marc Levine is among 200 finalists auditioning for a place in the YouTube Symphony Orchestra, believed to be the world’s first collaborative online orchestra.

Minnesota violinist Marc Levine is among 200 finalists auditioning for a place in the YouTube Symphony Orchestra, believed to be the world’s first collaborative online orchestra. Winners will perform in Carnegie Hall in a concert conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas of the San Francisco Symphony.

The 100 winners are determined by how many votes they receive in a thumbs-up, thumbs-down system. Unfortunately, voting ends Sunday, Feb. 22.

Getting to Levine’s performance of the Brahms 4 excerpt is a little tricky. First go here. Click on vote. Type Marc Levine Brahms into the search field. Listen. Then cast your vote.

Here’s a video of Levine playing the excerpt, but you will not be able to cast your vote here.