You must be at least 18 years old to audition.
Prospective members will be assigned an audition time. Please prepare 2 selections (not to exceed 5 minutes in total):
1 Foreign language selection
1 English selection
*Arias, arts songs, or church solos are all acceptable as audition pieces. Please provide printed music as an accompanist will be available at no cost.
Audtions are held in the Opera Omaha Rehearsal Hall, 1850 Farnam Street, Omaha NE (entrance on Farnam Street).
Opera Omaha will be holding chorus auditions in November. Contact Jillian Wees at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-346-4398 x 217 for more information.
The Opera Omaha Chorus comprises of professional singers from Omaha, Lincoln and the surrounding communities.
Auditions are scheduled at various times throughout the year and will be posted on our website. Singers are asked to prepare 2 vocal selections, one in a foreign language, not to exceed a total of 5 minutes. Arias, art songs, or church solos are all acceptable audition selections. Please provide printed music as an accompanist will be available at no cost. A performance résumé is suggested.
Requirements – Singers must be at least 18 years of age and can read music.
Commitment – Schedule varies, depending on the production – a typical rehearsal schedule includes several rehearsals per week. Rehearsals take place weekday evenings and on the weekends. During the week prior to the production, rehearsals may last 4-5 hours. Performances are generally Friday night and Sunday afternoon.
Location – Rehearsals are held at the Opera Omaha Rehearsal Hall, located on 1850 Farnam Street in Omaha. Performances are typically held at the Orpheum Theater.
Compensation – The Opera Omaha Chorus is paid at an hourly rate for each rehearsal hour, plus a standard fee for each performance.
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