Core Principal and Expanded Core Section Cello Auditions

Auditions will be held: Thursday, May 23, 2019
The Hampton Opera Center
211 SE Caruthers, Portland OR, 97214

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:

Erika Richter
The Hampton Opera Center
211 SE Caruthers Street
Portland, OR 97214

All resumes and checks must be received by May 3, 2019, in order to be guaranteed an audition spot.

Auditions are tentatively scheduled to begin at 6:30pm. 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 Erika Richter, Music Librarian, at 503-321-5262 or at


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