Seattle Auditions, Arts Jobs, & Announcements: June 2019

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Auditions, jobs, announcements

  • Bellevue Chamber Chorus, a 30-voice SATB choral organization, is currently looking for a new artistic director to start Fall 2019. The application deadline is May 30, 2019. This is a paid, part-time position.
  • Byron Schenkman & Friends seeks a part-time marketing & operations assistant.
  • Live Sound and Stage is hiring live sound engineers (A1-A3) and crew.
  • Northwest Mahler Festival has openings for musicians in strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion sections.
  • Bellevue Youth Choirs is looking for an artistic director to lead the 2019-20 season.
  • Henry Bischofberger Violins is seeking a string instrument repair specialist with technical training or relevant experience with violins, violas, and cellos for a part-time weekend position in their violin shop in Kirkland.
  • The Seattle Choral Company is auditioning singers during June and July for their 2019-2020 season.
  • The Northwest Boychoir is now holding auditions for boys ages 6-9 years old who love to sing. Call to sign up for an audition slot or fill out the on-line form.
  • On the Boards, Seattle seeks director of finance and operations.
  • SEEDArts is hiring a fund development associate.
  • ArtsFund is currently accepting applications for the position of chief executive officer through The 360 Group.
  • Seattle Girls Choir (SGC) is looking to hire a high-energy, charismatic, and dynamic leader to serve as the new executive director (30 hrs/week).
  • Seattle Chamber Singers will hold auditions for all voice types on June 8, 2019.
  • Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra (SWOJO) is seeking new board members with a passion for jazz and showcasing female musicians.
  • The Seattle Foundation‘s philanthropic services team has an open position for a full-time development assistant.
  • Seattle Opera is seeking head of properties/properties master, designers, an assistant production manager, a marketing and communications coordinator, audience services representatives as well as offering several internships.
  • The Sammamish Symphony has openings for volunteer musicians in several sections, especially violas and violins.
  • The Seattle Symphony is hiring for the following positions: vice president of development and sales and fundraising representatives.
  • Cascadian Chorale is auditioning singers, especially tenors, from now through August for their 2019-2020 season which begins September 2019.
  • Campbient call for sound artists is open. The project will bring together 22 people for 44 hours to produce two, 22-minute live ambient sound recordings, on site at Bayview State Park in NW Washington.
  • Ensign Symphony & Chorus is auditioning strong musicians for the following positions: principal string bass, oboe (section), trumpet (section), percussion (section) and all string section instruments in June and September 2019.
  • Town Hall Seattle is hiring a patron services associate, finance director, and part-time house manager.
  • Index Arts Fest call for artists is now open.
  • Rain City Symphony Community Orchestra, meeting in North Seattle, seeks string bass players.
  • The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra (VICO) is accepting registrations for their 2019 Summer Academy.
  • ArtsWa 2019-2020 TAT Lab’s call for teaching artists is now available.
  • Second Inversion is offering a music journalism internship.
  • Artist Trust seeks a programs intern.
  • Community Arts Create (CAC) is looking for volunteers in communications, development, and projects & events.

Notable deadlines

Media calendar deadlines

  • Seattle Magazine – submit events 3 months ahead for the print calendar
  • City Arts – City Arts is currently on hiatus and is not accepting calendar submissions.
  • Seattle Times – The Seattle Times no longer prints comprehensive listings of books, theater and visual arts events; however, we do print selective listings every week in Weekend Plus, based on information submitted to us. The best way to submit that information is via email:
  • 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 – email 2-4 weeks ahead of event for the online calendar and include “Listings Editor” in the subject line to
  • Live Music Project – submit 1 week prior to performance date; deadline for weekend email listings is Mondays @ 5pm

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