Seattle Auditions, Arts Jobs, & Announcements: November 2019

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Auditions, jobs, announcements

  • Classical KING FM 98.1/Classic Radio Inc. is currently hiring a director of membership, a mid-level stewardship officer, and a station relations coordinator.
  • Poulsbo Community Orchestra seeks an executive director, part-time, and paid.
  • 4Culture is hiring program assistant for its Arts Program.
  • Town Hall Seattle is hiring a communications and marketing director.
  • Seattle Foundation is looking for a senior contract writer and a staff accountant.
  • Seattle Opera is seeking a PT retail sales assistant; a pool of scenic, costume, and lighting designers; an audience services representative; and direct sales and telefunding representatives.
  • The Seattle Symphony is hiring a vice president of artistic planning; an administrative assistant; a major gift officer; a family and community program manager; and more.
  • Philharmonia Northwest announces auditions for concertmaster, to be held on November 25th.
  • Collaborative Musicians’ Project is seeking to sponsor professional classical string, brass or percussion ensembles that are progressive, with ALL members dedicated to performing, recording and educational/community outreach.
  • Seattle Symphony announces substitute auditions for violin.
  • The Northwest Boychoir is now scheduling tryouts for boys who love to sing!
  • Ensign Symphony & Chorus is auditioning strong musicians for the following positions: principal cello, principal string bass, oboe (section), flute (section), clarinet (sections), percussion (section), and all string section instruments.
  • The Roost Apartments, a new micro-housing building designed to serve the needs of the local arts community, currently has vacancies for both market rate and MFTE units.
  • Community Noise wants to play your music on FM radio at KBFG 107.3; this local, all-volunteer radio station brings the world to our neighborhood.
  • Collaborative Musicians’ Project is seeking board members who have skill in grant writing, business development, financial skills, and a love of chamber music.
  • Live Music Project is currently looking for volunteers to join our calendar squad.

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, they do print selective listings every week in Weekend Plus, based on information submitted to them. 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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