Seattle Auditions & Announcements: March 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 – March 2018

  • St. James Cathedral seeks a full-time Associate Director of Music with competence in choral directing and keyboard performance.
  • The Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra invites musicians to apply for the 2018 Bushell Concerto Competition, now through March 18.
  • Seattle Symphony is holding auditions for section viola.
  • Seattle Opera is seeking a boy soprano for the role of Miles in Benjamin Britten’s The Turn of the Screw (auditions March 3) and volunteer male supernumeraries to play soldiers in Aida.
  • KEXP is seeking an outreach coordinator and part-time social media assistant.
  • Town Hall seeks a development coordinator and a special events coordinator.
  • KING FM is seeking a part-time board operator.
  • Sound of Late is hosting a call for collaborators to identify teams of composers to present as part of their 2018–2019 season in Portland and Seattle.
  • The Pacific Northwest Ballet is hiring a school accompanist.
  • Breath of Aire, an all-volunteer choir, is looking for tenors.

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

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