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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

2015 Audition Information

ORCHESTRA APPLICATIONS

Must be available May 29 - August 9, 2015

Housing provided and $2,000 stipend

Application submissions begin January 1, 2015

AUDITION APPLICATIONS AND MP3 FILES DEADLINE IS MARCH 1, 2015

You must include everything listed under Process & Procedures.
Process & Procedures

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE

Please complete and submit the online application form, $35 application fee, MP3 audio file
and your resume to the Ohio Light Opera no later than March 1, 2015.

AUDITION CHECK LIST
1. Completed online application
2. Paypal application fee
3. MP3 recordings should include the exposition from a concerto and two contrasting orchestral excerpts of your choice.


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

A $40 non-refundable application fee is required of all applicants EXCEPT those who were a part of the Ohio Light Opera during the 2014 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.

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 3rd, 2014 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.

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.

Click Here to Start Your Application