Christopher McCafferty, Voice Instructor

5th Avenue Theater Auditions announced!

Thursday, March 9, 2017 by Christopher McCafferty | Auditions

Fifth Avenue Theatre 2017-2018 Season - Seattle EPA/ECC Singers 3 Days
Fifth Avenue Theatre

Mar 21, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm (PST)

Mar 22, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm (PST)

Mar 23, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm (PST)

Email for an appointment. Details provided with appointment

WCLO Minimum - $1118/wk

Strong singers, actors, and dancers for all roles in the '17-'18 Season. Our season will be announced on March 20th and details will be added to our posting.

Please prepare a verse and a chorus of one contemporary musical theatre song and a verse and a chorus of one "Golden Age" musical theatre song. Please bring your own sheet music in correct key. An accompanist will be provided.

Fifth Avenue Theatre
1308 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101-2602
Additional details provided with appointment

2017 Unified General Auditions – March 27-30

Thursday, March 9, 2017 by Christopher McCafferty | Auditions

On March 27-30 2017, Theater Puget Sound will be hosting the Unified General Auditions, where you can audition for a very large group of casting agents and directors all at once.  The event is well attended by local theaters, as well as film, commercial and TV casting folks, as well as a few musical groups.  It's a great chance to be heard by a lot of people in one fell swoop!  Check out the page for more info, and give it some honest thought!  It's a great way to expand a career or hobby!

Congratulations to:
1st Place Soprano - Larissa Gaulke
2nd Place Alto - Cas Depoister
1st Place Small Men's Ensemble
2nd Place Mixed Ensemble
1st Place Small Women's Ensemble

At the WMEA Mountain Region Contest.

Congratulations to Sam Rios, Larissa Gaulke, Jon Depoister and Cas Depoister for taking the leads in their school musical!

Congratulations to Larrisa Gaulke for making the 2019 All Northwest choir!!!

Congratulations to Tobe Madakor, Sam Rios, Jon DePoister, and Jonathan McDonald for making the 2019 ALL STATE choir!

Congratulations to Theo Perlin, Levi Sprung, and Patrick Gamble on making it into The Onions and Jazz Choir 2 at Seattle Academy!!!

Congratulations to Nikolaus Pate, Kehanu Tuiasosopo, Joseph Moore, and Carson  Ewing on their acceptance to Central Washington University!!!  

Congratulations to Leland Johnson on being there newest member of Opus 7!!!


Come hear Mezzo Soprano Esther Poindexter at the Kirkland Choral Society's upcoming concert about love!

Congratulations to all 30+ students taking part in 3 recitals tonight at Spanaway Lake High School! You did a wonderful job!

A very special thanks, to accompanists Mike Hoye, Dina Franz, Brett Gaulke, and Coni Liljengren, and to Sara Forte's, Melanie Stevens, and Barney Crouse for their great feedback!

Congratulations to the Ballard High School Men's Ensemble on taking first place in their regional contest!  I can't wait to work with you again!

Congratulations to former student Gabe Zuniga on placing as 1st Alternate in his Regional High School Contest!

Congratulations to Pelesasa Tiapula, Kehanu Tuiasosopop, Sean Levesque, and Tracey Poore for making the 2017-2018 All State Choir!

The boys will enjoy a great weekend of music making with some of the best young musicians in the state. Congratulations on all your hard work!

Congratulations to all the Singers who took part in the Seattle Sings Festival!

Chris' students performed in Sine Nomine, Redmond Chorale, Seattle Bach Choir, Kirkland Choral Society, the Seattle Choral Company and many other groups.  35 choirs in 3 days. Congrats to all who took part!

Congratulations to Michelle Ward and Amy Eland!

Congratualtions to Michele Ward and Amy Eland on successful auditions the new Redmond Chorale Small Ensemble!  We look forward to hearing this exciting new group!

Chris returns for his 8th year at Spanaway Lake High School!

Chris is excited to return to Spanaway Lake High School for his 8th year!  In those 8 years, we've had 2 State Champions, multiple 2nd and 3rd placings at State, and over 30 regional placings.  Go Spartans!!

Chris joins the teachers at The Music Haven in Redmond.

Chris is excited to announce he's joined the teachers at The Music Haven in Redmond.  Lessons are available on Sundays, and the space is accessible.  Look for more information here, and to sign up for lessons!

Gabriel Zuniga lands the lead in Beauty and the Beast!

Congratualtions to student Gabe Zuniga for landing the lead in Kid Stage's production of Beauty and the Beast! Check out the link below for more.  We're sure you'll make them ROAR!!! ;)

First in State!!!!!

Congratulations to the Spanaway Lake High School Men's Ensemble (made up of 15 of Chris' students!) for winning 1st Place at this year's WMEA State Solo and Ensemble Contest!

Congratulations to Elijah Umipeg for taking Third Place in the tenor category at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest!

Congratulations Gabe Zuniga for landing the lead in the Village Theater's production of The Lion King Jr!

Congratulations to Jordan Lyons and Tyler Matthews on acceptance into the Music Program at Central Washington University!

Chris' students win big at the 2017 Regional Vocal Contest!

1st Place Soprano

1st Place Bass

2nd Place Tenor

2nd Place Baritone

2nd Place Bass

1st Place Small Men's Ensemble*

1st Place Large Men's Ensemble**

3rd Place Small Men's Ensemble*

3rd Place Small Mixed Ensemble**

1st Place Large Mixed Ensemble**

*Made up entirely of Chris' students.
**Made up predominantly of Chris' students.

Chris' students sing in: 

The Compline Choir - St Mark's

Seattle Opera Chorus

The Esoterics

Opus 7

Seattle Men's Chorus

Seattle Women's Chorus

Seattle Choral Company

Seattle Pro Musica

Choral Union - PLU

Sine Nomine - Early Music Guild

Seattle SeaChordsmen

Seattle Peace Choir

Illumni Men's Chorale

The Seattle Bach Choir

Seattle 1st Baptist Sanctuary Choir

The Firelight Chorale

Village Theater

Second Story Repertory Theater

Magnolia Chorale

Redmond Chorale

And appear on many of the finest musical theater stages in the area!