Pittsburgh Opera holds auditions for principal roles, chorus, orchestra, supernumeraries, and the Pittsburgh Opera’s Resident Artist Training Program on a regular basis.
There are currently no auditions at this time.
The annual open chorus auditions with Chorus Master, Mark Trawka, will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 6:30 - 9:30PM at Pittsburgh Opera's headquarters in the Strip District.
Auditions are open classically-trained singers in all voice categories who have completed at least one year of undergraduate vocal study, or equivalent. Auditions last 5 minutes in duration and an accompanist is provided.
Auditions are by appointment only. To apply for an audition, applicants may submit a resume to Robert Boldin, Manager of Artistic Administration via email. Applicants who are granted an audition will be notified by Monday, May 8, 2017. Times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The application process will remain open until all audition times have been filled. Please include Pittsburgh Opera Chorus Audition in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.
- One selection in a foreign language (preferably Italian, French or German)
- Operatic repertoire is preferred; art song selections will also be accepted
- Your selection must be memorized
- An accompanist will be provided
- Please bring music in the correct key
- Your audition may also include sight-reading and vocalization
Pittsburgh Opera Chorus members belong to the American Guild of Musical Artists union.
Pittsburgh Opera conducts general auditions every December in New York City and by appointment in Pittsburgh. These auditions are not associated with any future repertoire, but are for general purposes only.
To be considered for an audition, send a cover letter, resume, photo and/or recording via US Mail or e-mail to:
William J. Powers, Director of Administration and Artistic Operations
2425 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
We regret that we are not able to audition all who submit materials and only selected applicants will be contacted for auditions.
Applications are accepted from both represented and non-represented singers.
Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artists
Auditions for Pittsburgh Opera’s Resident Artist Training Program are held annually in Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and New York City.
See additional information about Pittsburgh Opera’s Resident Artist Training Program, including audition information.