Auditions & announcements: January 2018

Welcome to our monthly digest of Seattle-area music admin job openings, auditions, calls for scores, competitions, grant deadlines, new programs, performer-composer happy hours, and more.


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Auditions & announcements – January 2018

  • PSSO seeks beer-loving trumpets and percussionists for its Respighi Roman Festival concert on 3/10!
  • Pacific Northwest Conducting Institute 2018 registration is now open (due April 30, 2018)
  • KEXP is hiring a Development Administrative Specialist (paid), Education Coordinator (paid), and Music Library Volunteer (unpaid)
  • The Pacific Northwest Ballet is hiring a school accompanist and corporate relations manager.
  • Breath of Aire, an all-volunteer choir, is looking for tenors.
  • Seattle Festival Orchestra is holding auditions for all strings (especially cello and bass) and oboe.
  • KING FM is seeking a major gifts officer, an account executive, and a senior account executive, and is also looking for volunteers for events and fund drives.
  • The Seattle Times is seeking a full-time staff music writer who can provide outstanding coverage of the Pacific Northwest popular music scene.

Notable deadlines

Media calendar deadlines

  • Seattle Magazine – submit events 3 months ahead for the print calendar
  • City Arts – submit 6 weeks ahead for the online/print calendar (and/or send releases to
  • Seattle Times – submit 14 days ahead for consideration in the curated classical listings (online & print)
  • The Stranger – submit any time to the online “Things to Do” calendar; for the quarterly Seattle Art & Performancesubmit at least 5 weeks before the start of the quarter in which the event will take place
  • Seattle Met – submit 2-4 weeks ahead of event for the online calendar
  • Live Music Project – submit 1 week prior to performance date; deadline for weekend email listings is Mondays @ 5pm
  • Second Inversion – submit performances to the new music event calendar

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