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Get Involved with The Ohio Light Opera
The Ohio Light Opera is a summer-in-residence company in Wooster, Ohio, located in north central Ohio. Cast opportunities include both a fellowship Young Artist program as well as Resident Professional Artist employment opportunities for a total of an approximate 36 person cast. Vocal auditions are held annually in a number of cities across the nation in November and December

For further information regarding getting involved, please email: ohiolightopera@wooster.edu

2014 Audition Information

ORCHESTRAL APPLICATIONS
Must be available May 30-August 10, 2014
Orchestra application submissions begin January 1st, 2014.
AUDITION APPLICATIONS AND MP3 FILES

ORCHESTRAL APPLICATION DEADLINE IS NOW MARCH 15, 2014


Please read the following instructions before clicking the link to begin your application.

A $35 non-refundable application fee is required of all applicants EXCEPT those who were a part of the Ohio Light Opera during the 2013 Festival Season, and Students, Faculty, and Staff of the College of Wooster. You will not be able to submit your online application without paying the required application fee online.

Orchestral Applicants - The Ohio Light Opera orchestra auditions for Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion and Harp are conducted based on recorded material uploaded as part of the online application. Please be prepared to upload a required resume; submission of a headshot is optional, but encouraged. As part of the application you will be asked to supply the name and email address of three people who can complete a short recommendation form. After you submit your application we will contact your recommenders directly for their feedback. Their responses will become part of your application. You must upload recordings as part of your application. We are not able to consider orchestral applicants who do not upload the required recordings online. Uploaded recordings should include the exposition from a concerto and two contrasting orchestral excerpts of your choice. For percussion applicants, in addition to the solo selection and excerpts, please include examples of trap set with contrasting styles.

Vocal Applicants - Applicants are selected for the live-audition based on the online application. Please be prepared to upload your resume and headshot as part of the application process. Not all applicants will be selected for the live auditions. As part of the application you will have the opportunity to upload audio or video recordings to aid in the pre-screening process. It is highly recommended that all applicants who have not previously performed with The Ohio Light Opera upload at least two pieces (one in English) as part of the online application. The application deadline is November 1st, 2013 and applicants can expect to hear about the status of their application beginning two weeks after submission and not later than the second week of November.

Click Here to Start Your Application

Audition locations

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, Tuesday, November 5, 2013, University of Utah Vocal Arts Center

KANSAS CITY, MO, Friday, November 8, 2013, University of Missouri-Kansas City, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center

CHICAGO, IL, Wednesday, November 13, 2013, Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University
This is not a function of Roosevelt University

NEW YORK, NY, Thursday, November 14, Friday, November 15, Saturday, November 16, 2013, NOLA Rehearsal Studios

BOSTON, MA, Monday, November 18, 2013, New England Conservatory of Music

HOUSTON, TX, Wednesday, November 20, 2013, University of Houston Moores Opera Center

ROCHESTER, NY, Thursday, December 5, 2013, Eastman School of Music

WOOSTER, OH, Friday, December 6, 2013, Saturday, December 7, 2013, The College of Wooster, Freedlander Theatre