Calls for artists




Columbia River Sweet Adelines Chorus seeks women 16 and older for four-part harmony. The ability to read music is not required. Auditions will be at rehearsals, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Clark College, Beacock Music Hall, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. 360-887-4927, 951-313-6969 or

Junior Symphony of Vancouver seeks young musicians of southwest Washington and Oregon to join the symphony. Open to orchestral and chamber musicians in middle school through college. Auditions are arranged by appointment only. The application is available online. The deadline is Sept. 18. 360-696-4084 or

Vancouver Community Concert Band seeks all brass, woodwind and percussion players, active and retired. All abilities welcome; no audition required. The volunteer community band, along with its polka band, Dixieland Jazz Band and chamber ensembles, performs regularly around the area. Rehearsals are from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 11005 N.E. Highway 99, Vancouver. Beginning band will be offered 6 to 6:30 p.m. or

Vancouver Pops Orchestra seeks musicians who play orchestral instruments. The ensemble plays 20 assemblies each year in local grade schools. Rehearsals are 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Vancouver Heights United Methodist Church, 5701 MacArthur Blvd., Vancouver. Call or email for information on auditions, 360-253-9557 or

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra seeks musicians to audition for the orchestra, with positions open for violin I, assistant principal viola, viola, cello, brass and harp. Auditions will be held Sept. 23 and 24, with an application deadline of Sept. 1. For repertoire list, please send a one-page r?sum? to

Vancouver USA Singers seeks applicants to join the 90-member community choir for its upcoming season of performances, featuring four concerts that will include Brahms’ “Requiem” and “The Music Man.” Auditions will consist of a short song; reading music is required. Email choir director Jana Hart,, to schedule an audition.


Angst Gallery seeks submissions for the gallery’s September exhibition “RED,” featuring artwork that incorporates the color red as either a theme in concept or palette. The exhibition will coincide with the International Redhead Days and will celebrate all things red, from sunsets to blood. Artists can submit up to three pieces from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 26 or 29. The show will run Sept. 1-23 at Angst Gallery, 1015 Main St., Vancouver.

Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge seeks submissions for its annual Refuge Photography Contest. Photographers can submit up to six nature images taken with the boundaries of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Prizes will be awarded in both adult and youth categories. The deadline is Sept. 5, with entries submitted online at

Friends of Vancouver Community Library seek artists to participate in its Art4Art fundraiser. Each artist will be given an 8-inch by 8-inch wood panel on which to create art. Completed panels are donated to the library to be sold at the fundraiser. Deadline for returning the panels is Nov. 15. The panels may be picked up at Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St., Vancouver. 360-906-5000

Second Story Gallery seeks applications from artists interested in displaying work during 2018 in a monthly exhibit. Open to all mediums and styles, guidelines and an application form are available on gallery’s website under How to Exhibit. Application deadline is 6 p.m. Sept. 8. Forms are also available at the service desk during regular hours at the Camas Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas.

Stevenson Community Library seeks submission for its annual Artists of the Gorge juried exhibition. Open to all artists ages 18 and older who live in the Columbia River Gorge, between the Dalles, Ore., and Washougal. Entries must be recent, original works, with a maximum of two. Submit entries by Sept. 16 to the Stevenson Community Library, 120 N.W. Vancouver Ave., Stevenson, during regular hours, or by mail. 509-427-5471 or


Love Street Playhouse seeks actors for roles in the upcoming production of “The Game’s Afoot.” Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Participants should bring an acting r?sum?, headshot and personal calendar. Auditions will be at 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 14 at Love Street Playhouse, 126 Love Ave., Woodland.