Chorus Auditions

Auditions are held at the Opera Omaha Rehearsal Hall, located on 1850 Farnam Street in Omaha.

Contact Stella Fritzell at sfritzell@operaomaha.org or 402-346-4398 x 106 to schedule an audition time.  A pre-scheduled time slot is required for anyone interested in auditioning.

CHORUS AND RAGAZZI AUDITIONS

Opera Omaha will be hosting auditions on April 19 and 21, 2016 for the Opera Omaha Chorus and the Opera Omaha Ragazzi Chorus.

Auditions for the Opera Omaha Ragazzi Chorus will be held from 3:30pm – 5:30pm.  Children with unchanged voices between the ages of 10 and 16 are invited to audition.  Children are asked to prepare 1 selection with piano accompaniment (this selection may be in English).

Auditions for the Opera Omaha Chorus will be held from 6:30pm – 8:00pm.  Singers auditioning for the Chorus must be at least 18 years of age and be able to read music.   Singers are asked to prepare 2 vocal selections, one in English and one in a foreign language, not to exceed a total of 5 minutes per audition. Arias, art songs, or church solos are all acceptable audition selections.

Please provide single-sided printed music as an accompanist will be available at no cost.

WORKSHOP AUDITIONS

Opera Omaha will hold auditions on April 23, 2016 for a workshop of A Stranger from Paradise, a new musical work by librettist Kevin Lawler and composer Nevada Jones to be premiered at the 2017 Great Plains Theatre Conference.  The workshop will take place early July 2016.

 Auditions for the workshop will be held from 12:00pm - 3:15 p.m.

Men and women auditioning for the workshop must be at least 18 years of age and able to read music.  Those auditioning are asked to prepare one English song of their own choosing, not to exceed 3 minutes in length. Arias, art songs, oratorio, and musical numbers are all acceptable audition selections.

Please provide a single-sided printed copy of all music, as an accompanist will be available at no cost.

Call Backs for men and women will take place from 3:45pm - 5:00pm, immediately following the first round of auditions.  All singers are asked to remain on-site until Call Backs have been announced.

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