Calls for artists




Bravo! Northwest Chorale seeks singers for its 25th anniversary concert season, with performances including Handel’s “Messiah,” Durufle’s “Requiem” and other choral classics. The final audition period will be Oct. 10-16. To schedule an audition, contact Maria Manzo, 360-906-0441, or visit before Oct. 24.

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, 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 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.


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