Employment & Auditions

Auditions

Portland Opera Orchestra: Core Principal Trumpet

Auditions will be held: July 31, 2015

Core musicians in Portland Opera’s orchestra are considered first for positions as orchestration dictates. All Core musicians will be offered contracts before such contracts are offered to Expanded Core musicians.

Interested candidates should send a one-page professional resume and a $35 check (payable to Portland Opera and refundable at the time of audition) to:

Bianca Rios, Artistic Operations Coordinator
The Hampton Opera Center
211 SE Caruthers Street
Portland, OR 97214

All resumes and checks must be received by July 15, 2015 in order to be guaranteed an audition spot.

Auditions are tentatively scheduled to begin at 4 PM. Finals will begin immediately following the preliminary rounds. Times are subject to change; the need for multiple preliminary rounds is contingent on the number of candidates auditioning.

For more information, please contact Bianca Rios at 503-321-5262 or at brios@portlandopera.org

Portland Opera Orchestra: Core Section Cello

Auditions will be held: August 2, 2015

Core musicians in Portland Opera’s orchestra are considered first for positions as orchestration dictates. All Core musicians will be offered contracts before such contracts are offered to Expanded Core musicians.

Interested candidates should send a one-page professional resume and a $35 check (payable to Portland Opera and refundable at the time of audition) to:

Bianca Rios, Artistic Operations Coordinator
The Hampton Opera Center
211 SE Caruthers Street
Portland, OR 97214

All resumes and checks must be received by July 15, 2015 in order to be guaranteed an audition spot.

Auditions are tentatively scheduled to begin at 11 AM. Finals will begin immediately following the preliminary rounds. Times are subject to change; the need for multiple preliminary rounds is contingent on the number of candidates auditioning.

For more information, please contact Bianca Rios at 503-321-5262 or at brios@portlandopera.org

Portland Opera Orchestra: Core & Expanded Core Section Violin

Auditions will be held: August 3, 2015

Core musicians in Portland Opera’s orchestra are considered first for positions as orchestration dictates. All Core musicians will be offered contracts before such contracts are offered to Expanded Core musicians.

Expanded Core musicians augment the core orchestra whenever additional players are needed. Work is shared equally between Expanded Core members of the section.

Interested candidates should send a one-page professional resume and a $35 check (payable to Portland Opera and refundable at the time of audition) to:

Bianca Rios, Artistic Operations Coordinator
The Hampton Opera Center
211 SE Caruthers Street
Portland, OR 97214

All resumes and checks must be received by July 15, 2015 in order to be guaranteed an audition spot.

Auditions are tentatively scheduled to begin at 4 PM. Finals will begin immediately following the preliminary rounds. Times are subject to change; the need for multiple preliminary rounds is contingent on the number of candidates auditioning.

For more information, please contact Bianca Rios at 503-321-5262 or at brios@portlandopera.org

 

MAINSTAGE AUDITIONS
Please contact music@portlandopera.org for information on mainstage auditions.

 

PORTLAND OPERA CHORUS
Auditions for the Portland Opera Chorus are held on a biennial basis. The next round of open auditions is scheduled for spring of 2016. Further details will be available on the audition page at a later date.

 

SUPERNUMERARY APPLICATION
Portland Opera seeks non-singing performers (supernumeraries or supers) for future productions. Supers perform a variety of roles, from servants to soldiers, and get to experience opera up close and personal from the Keller Auditorium stage. This exciting opportunity allows you to become part of the production on an intimate level. This is a volunteer position with free parking and two passes to the dress rehearsal provided. Please contact Bianca Rios at brios@portlandopera.org for applications.

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