Call for Musicians: Steinway D Inaugural Concert
Calling Central Kitsap Area Musicians!
Posted on 09/19/2022
Steinway D Inaugural Concert

The Central Kitsap Performing Arts Center is seeking advanced student and adult musicians interested in presenting works that feature the PIANO to perform onstage as part of our Steinway D Inaugural Concert at 7pm on Thursday, November 3.

Piano solos, duets, piano+other instrument/vocal duets or small ensembles would all be welcome additions to the concert.

For consideration, please fill out the form and upload a video submission of you/your ensemble performing the work you would like to present.  It is perfectly acceptable that this video would be recorded with your phone.  Please register and upload your video at this online form

Artists may upload multiple works for consideration.  Each selection for consideration should be 10 minutes (approx.) or shorter in duration. Solo piano and piano duets must be memorized. Multi-instrumental ensembles may use music.

All submissions will be juried and the artists and works to be presented in the concert will be selected by Bill Patterson, Academy Pianist Manager for the Houston Ballet. 

Deadline for submissions is October 15, at 5:00 p.m. Questions? Contact [email protected].

All submissions will be juried and the artists and works to be presented in the concert will be selected by William Patterson, Academy Pianist Manager for the Houston Ballet. 


William Patterson smiling for a portrait.

William Patterson joined the Houston Ballet as a pianist in 2016 and has been a featured pianist in Stanton Welch's ballet Studies.  William also serves as the Academy Pianist Manager. In addition to his work at the ballet, William has also played classes for Hubbard Street, Beijing Dance Theater, American College Dance Association, Dance Salad Festival, and the American Dance Festival.  He was the company pianist for Artifact Dance Project touring more than 30 cities in China in 2011 and 2012, and later joined ADP as a company dancer for their 2015 season. He is an alumnus of the University of Arizona where he received undergraduate degrees in saxophone and dance, and his master’s in piano performance for dance accompaniment.  William is currently the Vice President of the International Guild of Musicians in Dance and is passionate about training future dance musicians.