Auditions

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PORTLAND OPERA ELEANOR LIEBER RESIDENT ARTIST AUDITIONS for 2015-2016 Season


Audition Locations and Dates:

New York City
Symphony Space
November 18 and 19, 2014  (with callbacks on November 20, 2014)

Portland, OR
Hampton Opera Center
January 3, 2015

Pianist Provided: Yes. 
Pianist Fee: None.

Portland Opera is using a YAP Tracker application for all submissions. You do not need to be a paying subscriber to YAP Tracker to use the application form, although you will need an account. Guest accounts are available; please see YAP Tracker’s Website for details at www.yaptracker.com.  Paper applications by mail will not be accepted.
 

Application Procedure

(Please provide the following):

  • Completed YAP Tracker Application, including the following:

    • Detailed résumé 

·       Headshot

·       4 Operatic Arias: one each in Italian, French, English, and one other language.  Musical Theatre will not be accepted.

·       Non-refundable application fee of $30 paid by credit card through the YAP Tracker website

·       City and/or date preference

Application Form Location:  http://www.yaptracker.com/applications/portland-opera
 

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 submitted to YAP Tracker by October 6, 2014


Audition Notification

  • Those chosen to audition will be notified by October 17, 2014

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

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



AUDITION NOTICE: PORTLAND OPERA ORCHESTRA
 

SUBSTITUTE SECTION VIOLIN AND VIOLA

Auditions will be held on September 20, 2014

 

Interested candidates should send a one-page professional resume to:

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

All resumes must be received by September 1, 2014 in order to be guaranteed an audition spot.

Auditions are tentatively scheduled to begin at 2 PM

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 2015.  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. Click here to fill out an application.