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2023 More Music @ The Moore Auditions

Auditions will open for STG’s 22nd Annual More Music @ The Moore on October 3, 2022!

Seattle Theatre Group (Paramount, Moore, Neptune) will be selecting the region’s most talented emerging musicians, ages 14-21, for this impactful program.

MM@M is seeking a great variety of style and genre including world, cultural, popular, classical and contemporary music. Bands, Ensembles, and soloists- all are encouraged to audition. Once selected, in person rehearsals are required, so being within 30 miles of downtown Seattle is advised.

Artists will receive:

  • Payment
  • Mentorship from music industry leaders
  • Opportunities for collaboration with peer and professional musicians
  • Professional performance experience in a renowned venue with experienced crew
  • Possible future performance opportunities including at The Paramount, Northwest Folklife Festival, and THING Festival.
  • Highlights on STG’s social and newsletter platforms reaching 60,000+ people
  • Professional photo and video
  • Meals provided at rehearsals and performances

Audition FAQs

More Music @ The Moore has helped develop Seattle musicians that are now household names and continues to strive to support and connect musicians to the Seattle music community and beyond. Past musical styles have included everything from Opera, Hard Rock, Hip Hop, Japanese Taiko drum, Klezmer, Folk, Neo Soul, Tongan & Samoan, Vietnamese Pop, Singer-Songwriter, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Steel Pan, Gospel and more!

**Health and Safety Requirements:
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Save the Date! 2023 More Music @ the Moore Performance

Friday, March 24, 2023

The 22nd Annual More Music @ The Moore features exceptional young musicians mixing up diverse music styles in collaboration with a nationally recognized Music Director, showcasing the future of Seattle music. This dynamic performance celebrates the rich talent of youth in our community and provides musicians, regardless of what style they play, the opportunity to make music together.

Music Director, Mentors & Artists TBD. Produced by STG's ECE Dept., Sarah Strasbaugh Lead Producer.
Adult - $18 advance, $20 day of show Student - $10 advance, $12 day of show
Tickets on sale October 3, 2022

What is More Music @ The Moore?

For 20 years More Music @ The Moore has featured exceptional young musicians mixing up diverse with the opportunity to learn through group collaborations, mentorships from music industry professionals, as well as opportunities for production and promotional support. The program culminates with a live performance by the artists, joined by a Renowned Music Director.

More Music @ The Moore 2002- 2020:
35,000 Audience Members
600 Young Musician Participants
260+ Songs
115 Mentors
55+ Genres/cultural styles
8 Music Directors

Genres have include:
(A Cappella, Acoustic Pop, Ambient, Americana, Bluegrass, Brass Band, Celtic Folk , Chinese Erhu, Classical, Contemporary Classic, Country, Electronic, Electronic Dance Music (EDM), Filipino Gospel, Folk, Folk Harp, Funk, Gospel, Grunge, Hard Rock, Hip Hop, Indian Classical, Indie, Industrial, Jamaican Reggae, Japanese Classical, Japanese Taiko, Jazz, Klezmer, Latin Chant, Mariachi, Metal, Musical Theatre, Neo-Soul, New Age, Opera, Percussion, Pop, Progressive Pop, Punk Rock, R&B, Rock, Roots, Russian Gypsy, Samoan, Scottish Fiddle, Singer-Songwriter, Ska, Soul, Spoken Word, Steel Pan, Techno, Theatrical percussion, Tibetan Opera, Tongan, Vietnamese Pop, Zimbabwean Marimba)

As part of Moore Music @ The Moore, young artists have collaborated and performed with:
The Roots, Robert Glasper, Sheila E., Elvis Costello, Melissa Etheridge, Mike McCready, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Meshell Ndegeocello, Michael Shrieve, Alan White, Maya Rudolph (Princess), and more!

Previous music industry mentors include:
Dr. Carlene Brown, Michael Shrieve, Ernestine Anderson, Bernadette Bascom, Jovino Santos Neto, Alan White, Sheldon Reynolds, Dave Dederer, Ryan "Nails" Leyva, Derrick Hodge, Ricardo Frazer, Wael “L” Abou-Zaki, Jill Wangsgard, Andrew Joslyn, SassyBlack, Faustine Hudson, Shaina Shepherd, Chong the Nomad, Megan Tweed, Sean Majors, Meli Darby, Kevin Sur, Adra Boo, Jonathan Plum, Jason Clackley, Stephanie Anne Johnson, Dan Droz, Shaina Foley, Sendai Mike and more! (previous music directors are listed below)

Past participants include:
Macklemore, ParisAlexa, Otieno Terry, Austin Jenckes, Emily Randolph of NBC’s "The Voice," international Opera star J'Nai Bridges, Benicio Bryant of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” members of Thunderpussy, members of Industrial Revelation, members of Blake Lewis' band, members of Visqueen, and numerous other touring artists, music teachers, and music professionals.

Alumni + Past Performances


Tap to expand the sections below and explore all of the artists who have participated in More Music @ The Moore!


We look forward to offering this program again in the future! Please consider making a contribution towards supporting STG in continuing important current digital programs now and in the future!

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