Opera Australia's singers and orchestral players are engaged on the basis of an audition process.

You may send a CV and cover letter informing us of the area in which you wish to audition, and we will respond.

Singers - General Auditions

General Auditions are held a few times a year in Sydney and Melbourne.  Interested singers should send their CV and cover letter to:

Auditions Secretary

Tel:    +61 2 9318 8326

Orchestral vacancies

Vacancies for positions with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra are advertised on this website, and

There are no current orchestral vacancies.


Orchestral casual work

Musicians seeking casual work with Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra are invited to apply by forwarding a copy of current resume/CV and a completed application form to:

Auditions Administrator
Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra

There are no set dates for casual auditions. Auditions are scheduled at mutually suitable times throughout the year. Your details will be held on file until the orchestra has a need for more casual players of your instrument - at which time you will be contacted.