Erie SeaWolves

SeaWolves to Hold Auditions for National Anthem Singers and On-Field Emcees

February 14, 2024 - Eastern League (EL)
Erie SeaWolves News Release

(Erie, PA) - The Erie SeaWolves, Double-A Affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, will hold open auditions on Monday, March 11 for National Anthem singers and on-field emcees. Auditions will be held in the UPMC Park Stadium Club (831 French St. | Erie, PA | 16501) from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Interested parties will register and audition on the spot. Tryouts will be on a first-come, first-served basis.


Singers will perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" a cappella (without music) and must complete their audition within a 90-second time frame. Solo performances and ensemble auditions are encouraged. There is no age requirement, but performers must be comfortable singing in a stadium environment. No CDs, tapes, emails or digital submissions will be accepted. Those auditioning are encouraged to review the SeaWolves' game schedule and identify their availability throughout the season.


The team is seeking one to two individuals to serve as on-field hosts at UPMC Park for all 69 SeaWolves home games. On-field emcees are responsible for fan engagement during pre-game, in-game and post-game promotions on a nightly basis. The emcee(s) will work closely with the Director of Fan Engagement and the Wolf Pack Entertainment team. Those auditioning will host a mock in-game contest and read sample promotional scripts. Qualifications for this seasonal, game-day position include:

The ability to execute pre-game, in-game and post-game promotions

Must be enthusiastic, energetic, and an effective communicator

Comfort and poise using a hand-held microphone to speak in front of a large audience

Must possess the ability to think quickly based on game situations and improvise as needed

Must possess effective interpersonal communication skills for fan engagement

Must have a basic understanding of baseball and adhere to MiLB game operations requirements

SeaWolves single-game tickets are on sale now, ONLINE ONLY. For ticket packages, group events, and hospitality, contact the SeaWolves at 814-456-1300.

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