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Auditions, jobs, announcements
- ArtsFund is looking for an engagement coordinator as well as a programs & advocacy coordinator.
- Early Music Seattle seeks a full-time marketing director.
- Bremerton Symphony has an immediate opening for a motivated, outgoing individual willing to wear many hats as their office and operations manager, working Tuesdays-Thursdays in Bremerton.
- Seattle Opera is accepting applications for a tour and events coordinator, audience services representative, school programs stage manager, education stage manager, youth and family programs manager.
- The Seattle Symphony is accepting applications for a campaign coordinator as well as sales and fundraising representatives.
- KEXP is looking to hire a part-time guest services associate.
- Music of Remembrance seeks a full-time, paid development-marketing associate starting immediately.
- Classical KING FM 98.1/Classic Radio Inc. is hiring a part-time board operator.
- Town Hall Seattle seeks an institutional giving manager.
- Bremerton Youth Symphony is hiring a youth chorale director, stage assistant, and direct sales associates.
- The Seattle Foundation seeks an associate advisor in philanthropic services.
- Northwest Boychoir is looking for boys ages 6-9 for fall enrollment; no prior musical training required, just musical aptitude and enjoyment of music.
- The Ballard Civic Orchestra announces openings for paid principal strings and volunteer orchestra musicians.
- Music Center of the Northwest seeks a cello instructor.
- The Washington Wind Symphony is currently searching for musicians for the oboe, bassoon, and clarinet sections.
- The Sammamish Symphony Orchestra announces openings for volunteer musicians in several sections and looking for volunteers to help with day-of concert lobby activities.
- Gallery Concerts is seeking board members and volunteers to usher.
- Thalia Allied Artists Music Library seeks a rental space for its large collection of scores and parts.
- September 30, 2018 – Seattle Foundation: The Morgan Fund – Investment Grant Opportunity application deadline
- October 1, 2018 – Seattle Foundation: Resilience Fund application deadline
- October 9, 2018 – NEA: Research: Art Works (research that investigates the value and/or impact of the arts) part I deadline
- October 15, 2018 – Seattle Foundation: Neighbor to Neighbor application deadline
- October 17, 2018 – 4Culture: Sustained Support application deadline (assists with the day-to-day needs of arts, heritage, and preservation organizations over two-year cycles)
- October 23, 2018 – Seattle Office of Arts & Culture: Arts in Parks Programapplication deadline
- November 1, 2018 – Jack Straw Cultural Center: Jack Straw New Media Gallery submission deadline.
- November 28, 2018 – 4Culture: Arc Artist Fellowship application deadline
- Ongoing – 4Culture: Buildings + Equipment Grants
- Ongoing – ArtsWA: Snap Grants pilot program pre-application window opened (budgets under $25K)
- Ongoing – Seattle Foundation: Vibrant Democracy Initiative Partnership Mobilization Grants (apply for a total of up to $30,000)
- Ongoing – 4Culture: Community grant (aims to connect with communities who have not been reached and who are currently under-supported)
- Ongoing – 4Culture: Open Arts Grant; apply at least 6 weeks prior to event date
- Ongoing – Seattle Office of Arts & Culture: smART ventures grant application deadline
- Ongoing – Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute: facility grant; apply at least two months prior to event date
- Ongoing – Live Music Project: Spontaneous Free Tickets audience-building program
Media calendar deadlines
- Seattle Magazine – submit events 3 months ahead for the print calendar
- City Arts – send event details to firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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 & Performance, submit 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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