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LOCAL SINGER AUDITIONS

Opera Memphis is looking for Mid-South singers for its upcoming season!

audition dates

Thursday, September 9 | 6-9:30 PM
Sunday, September 11 | 2-5:30 PM

auditions are by appointment only

For any questions or to set an audition time, email auditions@operamemphis.org.

Things to know for the audition
  • Prepare 2 contrasting songs, however we may only hear one. We would prefer one of the pieces be an aria or song in the Italian language. Prepared songs should be memorized.
  • If auditioning for principal or comprimario roles, please bring your headshot/resumé and list of selections. Please include at least one aria or musical theatre song in English.
  • Auditions will be held at the Clark Opera Memphis Center (6745 Wolf River Parkway).
  • An accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music. If you prefer, you may bring your own accompanist.
  • Chorus auditions are for ages 18 and up. Children and youth auditions will take place at an alternate time if needed.
  • If you are unavailable for the auditions and would like to audition at another time or submit a video recording for consideration, please contact Cris Frisco for more information.
Location:

Clark Opera Memphis Center
6745 Wolf River Parkway
Memphis TN 38120

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HANDORF COMPANY ARTIST SINGER AUDITIONS

   
Audition Dates

September 23 and 24 in New York City

 

Auditions are by appointment only

Please submit materials to auditions@operamemphis.org to be considered for an in-person audition.

Submission Guidelines
  • Please email your resume, headshot, list of three references, and recordings to auditions@operamemphis.org by August 13.
  • Recordings should include at least one aria/song in English and one musical theater selection. At least one recording should be a video.
  • Please only send links to online recordings. 
  • Applications for the Handorf Company Artist Program are only accepted through email. Please do not send physical materials.
  • Application materials must be received by August 13. 
 
Audition Location

National Opera Center
330 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001

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HANDORF COMPANY ARTIST PIANIST AUDITIONS

   
Audition Dates

Interviews individually scheduled 

 

Auditions are by appointment only

Please submit materials to auditions@operamemphis.org to be considered.

Submission Guidelines
  • Please email your resume, list of three references, and recordings to auditions@operamemphis.org by September 1.
  • Please send the following recordings: at least one recording accompanying a singer in an aria from the standard repertory and one solo piano selection.
  • A recording of a musical theater selection is encouraged. 
  • Applications for the Handorf Company Artist Program are only accepted through email. Please do not send physical materials.
  • Application materials must be received by September 1.