Calls for artists





Columbia River Chorus seeks women 16 and older for four-part harmony. The ability to read music is not required. Auditions will be at rehearsals, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Clark College, Beacock Music Hall, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. 360-887-4927 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 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. Call or email for information on auditions. Vancouver Heights United Methodist Church, 5701 MacArthur Blvd., Vancouver. 360-253-9557 or

Vancouver USA Singers seek applicants to join the 90-member community choir for the 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.


Gallery 360 invites artists to an open (non-juried) one-month exhibition. “Deck the Halls” is first-come, first-serve to the first 40 artists. Limited to one piece per artist. The theme is general, and the subject is the artist’s choice. It does not have to be holiday related. Entries accepted through Nov. 24, or when 40 entries are received, whichever comes first, at the gallery, 605 Esther St., Vancouver, during regular business hours. The entry fee is $25 ($20 for Mosaic members). The exhibition runs Nov. 29 to Dec. 30.


Va Va Voom seeks talent for its upcoming Christmas show, “A Christmas Quandary.” The group is open to those looking to sing, dance, act or work back stage to help put on the performance sat the Barberton Grange and at senior living facilities. The musical theatre troupe feature participants ages 50 and older. Rehearsals are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Barberton Grange, 9400 N.E. 72nd Ave., Vancouver. Contact director Harriet Walker at 503-314-0299 for an interview.