Pittsburgh Opera holds auditions for principal roles, chorus, orchestra, supernumeraries, and the Pittsburgh Opera’s Resident Artist Training Program on a regular basis.
Pittsburgh Opera announces auditions for the following positions:
Horn II and Horn IV: Sunday, March 26, 2023
Horn III: Monday, March 27, 2023
Application Deadline: Monday, March 6, 2023
The Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra performs in up to four (4) main stage productions each season, in addition to two (2) smaller-venue productions. Instrumentation is determined on a per-production basis. A typical production consists of nine (9) services: five (5) rehearsals and four (4) performances. Musicians of the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra are members of the A. F. of M. Local 60-471.
2023-24 Main Stage Service Rates: Standard Rehearsal (3 hours): $207.60 Standard Performance (3.25 hours): $259.50
Pittsburgh Opera contributes an amount equal to 7.194% on behalf of each musician to the A.F.M. pension fund.
Auditions will be granted by invitation only. To apply for an audition, please submit a one-page resume via email to Sarah Schultz, Manager of Artistic Administration by Monday, March 6, 2023. Applicants may apply for more than one position but must indicate which position(s) they would like to audition for within the body of the email.
Applications will be accepted until all audition slots are full. Audition times will be assigned on a rolling basis, and final confirmation will be emailed by Friday, March 10, 2023.
Auditions will be held at Pittsburgh Opera’s Bitz Opera Factory, located at 2425 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
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:
Robert Boldin, Director of 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.