Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra Seeks New Director
Since 1932, the Port Angeles Symphony has been the heart of the performing arts community of the North Olympic Peninsula. During their 82 year history they have had six volunteer and only four permanent conductors. Over the season guest conductor candidates will all be vying to become the next professional conductor of the orchestra. But, they need your help in evaluating each candidate!
You will have the opportunity to complete a written evaluation form and your assessment is very important in determining who will be the next Music Director and Conductor of the orchestra.
The successful candidate will have a commitment to fulfilling the orchestra's potential as an exceptional artistic and community resource and will have a willingness to become involved in the life of our communities.
Please join us for this exciting time in the orchestra's history! Thank you for being a part of this important decision.
To read about the qualifications and expectations, click here.
The Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1932 and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The Orchestra began with a few fiddlers and horn players performing light opera and Sousa marches in each other's homes and has become today's award-winning orchestra consisting of ±80 volunteer musicians.
The symphony is known for its ambitious concert schedule, outreach programs and international tours. Please click here for a brief history of the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra. You may also purchase a detailed history by clicking on the link for the Special Offer on our 75th Anniversary Book and CD.
Mark Wendeborn, Executive Director/Business Manager works closely with the volunteers who serve on the Board of Directors and with Friends of the Symphony and the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra Guild to achieve the mission of the Symphony:
To provide performers and the public of the North Olympic Peninsula an opportunity to enjoy, participate in, and grow through the enriching experience of quality, live music.