The Franklin Performing Arts Company is holding auditions for its production of “The Sound of Music’’ on Jan. 12 starting at 10 a.m., with sessions divided by age groups. In order to audition, children must be at least 7 years old. Those wishing to audition should prepare to sing 16 bars of a musical theater song not from “The Sound of Music” score. Auditions will be held at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts, 38 Main St. The show will be performed on March 2 and 3. For more information, call the school at 508-528-8668 or visit www.fspaonline.com.