Portland Opera Studio Auditions for 2009-2010

Audition Locations and Dates

    Portland, OR

    Hampton Opera Center
    November 14, 2008

    New York City
    Liederkranz Hall
    December 1, 2, 2008  (with callbacks on December 3, 2008)

Application Procedure

(Please provide the following):


•    Detailed résumé  
•    1 8x10 black and white photograph clearly marked with your name
•    CD with 4 Operatic Arias: one each in Italian, French, English, and German (Russian or Czech will be accepted in lieu of German).  Musical Theater or Oratorio will not be accepted.
Please list your arias and name on the CD. Those without will not be considered.
•    Non-refundable application fee of $25 paid to the Portland Opera by money order only
•    Cover Letter specifying city and or date preferred (Date requests for NYC will be given in order of receipt)

Audition Requirements

•    As this program is designed to bridge the gap between an artist’s education and professional career; ideal candidates have completed their postgraduate education and may have had some professional experience. Most applicants are between 24 to 32 years of age.

Application Deadline

•    Applications must be in our offices by October 6, 2008

Audition Notification

•    Those chosen to audition will be notified via email by October 13, 2008

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.


Mail all the above materials to:
Portland Opera Studio Auditions
211 SE Caruthers
Portland, OR 97214


For additional questions you may email:
music@portlandopera.org