Audition Announcement

Due to the unprecedented times in our industry, Great Lakes PAA has made the decision to pause the audition application process for 21-22 and resume in 2022. Please check back in January 2022 for further instructions. 

Our Audition Application process has ended. If you'd like more information email us at

We welcome exceptionally diverse soloists or ensembles that explore classical, world, jazz and folk genres and/or have successfully crossed over various traditional genres.

Since 1978 year, GLPAA has served as an innovative not-for-profit concert office that develops and represents performing artists who reside in and around the Great Lakes region.

We invite emerging or established applicants with demonstrated achievement who offer programs suitable for presentation at small to medium sized venues, colleges, museums, theaters, and festivals, and on community concert series. The Artist Roster is selected annually by audition before a panel of distinguished musicians, managers, educators, and presenters. We are particularly interested in auditioning artists who are committed to education and community outreach.

Great Lakes Performing Artist Associates is an equal opportunity employer and provides programs and services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or handicap.

Questions about our applications email us at and use AUDITIONS 21-22 in Subject Line.


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