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MAINSTAGE AUDITIONS

New York, NY USA: Sat 4/29/17 – Sun 4/30/17  

Houston, TX USA: Sat 5/6/17 – Sun 5/7/17

Opera in the Heights, Oh!, Houston, Texas will hold auditions in New York City for the 2017-2018 season on Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30, 2017 at NOLA Studios in New York City, 250 W. 54th St.   If artists prefer to audition in Houston, Texas, auditions will be held in Lambert Hall, 1703 Heights Boulevard on Saturday - Sunday May 6-7, 2017.

To apply and audition, click here.

If you are or have been a member of the company, please email auditions@operaintheheights.org, before filing an application.

All applicants must submit at least two sound clips with their application.  

Arias by Mozart, Verdi, Donizetti, Bellini, Rossini, and Puccini are suitable choices and submissions in French, German and English are welcome.  There is no limit to the number of submissions, however, we recommend you upload no more than four.

Our 2017-2018 season includes Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment, Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Verdi’s Un ballo in Maschera and Bernstein’s Candide.

For more information, questions or concerns, please email auditions@operaintheheights.org.

Mission:  Opera in the Heights, a professional regional company, exists to provide a stage for emerging opera performers and bring affordable opera to the greater Houston area.

CONCERTMASTER AUDITION

Interested candidates should submit a one-page resume, including email address and telephone number, along with a recorded sample of the candidate consisting of one movement from a concerto or sonata. Applications must be received no later than April 15, 2017.

Resumes in PDF format and links to recordings may be emailed to audition@operaintheheights.org. 

Application materials may alternatively be mailed to:

Opera in the Heights                                                                                                         ATTN: Audition Committee                                                                                                 PO Box 7887                                                                                                                       Houston, TX 77270      

Further information will be emailed after all submissions have been reviewed. Opera in the Heights is a regional Opera Company that presents 4 opera productions each season, with a minimum of 8 services per production. The per service rate for the orchestra’s 2017–2018 season is $155 with the concertmaster receiving an additional 50% per service with a 7.63% pension contribution. The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate not meeting the highest artistic standards.                                                                                                     


CHORUS AUDITIONS

Current Oh! Chorus members are not required to re-audition for the upcoming season.

Auditions for new chorus members are to be determined.

For all audition inquiries, please email audition@operaintheheights.org.

 

 

 

Photos by Kinjo Yonemoto