Gail Pettis photo by Daniel Sheehan
Earshot Jazz Is Hiring!
We are looking for a Communications and Marketing Associate to join our team this summer! This position will help to set and implement year-round strategy for all marketing materials, website, and collateral. This position will focus efforts on growing audiences by strengthening existing programs and helping to develop new public-facing material that demonstrates creativity, promotes inclusion, and aligns with current thinking about public engagement. Full job description at earshot.org/employment-opportunities/. Please submit applications by June 30.
Musician Relief Fund
Seattle World Tour Foundation has just launched their Musician Relief Fund. This is a permanent fund they hope to sustain and grow for years to come. There will be two payouts a year—one on June 15 and one on January 15. The SWT Musician Relief Fund is open to all Washington State based musicians. All applicants must have a current Washington State address to qualify (as checks will be sent there). Applications will be open until May 15. The inaugural grants will be $500 each awarded on June 15, 2022. This relief fund is made possible by Rain City Relief and those who supported the RCR campaign.
Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival
The 4th annual Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival showcases internationally acclaimed jazz artists and celebrates the wineries of the Lake Chelan Valley. Artists this year include Gail Pettis, Jacqueline Tabor, Kobie Watkins, Bill Anschell, The Manhattan Transfer, Mark Lewis, Greta Matassa, Brohamm, Eugenie Jones, The New Triumph, and many others. Four day passes are available for the festival which runs from May 19–22. Visit chelanwinejazz.com for more information.
2022 New Jazz Works Now Accepting Applications
Chamber Music America’s New Jazz Works program provides grants to U.S. jazz ensembles to create, perform, and if desired, record new works. The new work may be composed by the ensemble leader or another member of the ensemble. Applications close May 16, 9pm ET. For more information, application, and guidelines visit chambermusicamerica.org/new-jazz-works. New Jazz Works is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.