Marysville summer recital series

Applications still open.

Submit proposed program and dates.

Saturdays and Sundays, July and August 2020. Email in for our reschedule policies.


Music Fest Northwest (Spokane)-Canceled

May 10-15, 2020. Registration deadline, March 5.

Ages up to 29.

More info and application here

Horn required repertoire: Young Artist: Mozart, Concerto 2. High School: Dukas, Villanelle.

Bushell Competition (Seattle). -Canceled

April 4, 2020. Applications due March 17

Winner performs with the Seattle Philharmonic in 2020-21 season.

Ages 16 and up, concertos from 1800 or before.

More info and application here

Young Artist Awards (Se​attle)--Best wishes to all who applied! Thank you for getting those videos in!

Application and video submission due March 22

More info and application at​/


Audition Cafe lists national and international postings

Seattle-area Non-paid Orchestras

Ensign Orchestra. Substitute horn

Rehearsals in Bellevue, Performances at Benaroya, Seattle

Auditions every fall for open positions.

Thalia Symphony.

Rehearsals: Tuesday eves. Roosevelt HS, performances, St. Stephen's Church, Seattle

Youth Symphonies

Seattle Youth Symphony

Auditions in August

Register at

Cascade Youth Symphony

Auditions in September

Register at

Summer Festivals/Camps

Summer experiences are part of a college music student's training. This is the time you connect with students and professionals from other schools and regions. Factor the cost and time into your yearly plan.

Kendall Betts Horn Camp (KBHC)

New Hampshire

June each year, options of 1, 2 or 3 weeks.

High School/College/ Adult divisions

WSU Horn Camp

Pullman, WA.

For high school students. June each year

Summer Sounds

(sponsored by Cascade Youth Symphony)

Lynnwood, WA

Last week of July/first week of August each year.

Marrowstone Music Festival

(sponsored by Seattle Youth Symphony)

Bellingham, WA, July-August

More info here

Aspen Music Festival and School

Aspen, Colorado July-August