Current Audition Notices


Principal French Horn

Associate Principal Clarinet


NSW Schools Company 2015

General Information

Orchestral Casual Work

Singers: General Auditions

current audition notices: orchestra

Vacancies for positions with the Australia Opera and Ballet Orchestra are also advertised on musicalchairs and ArtsHub.

Principal French Horn

The Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra seeks expressions of interest from outstanding players for the Principal French Horn (Section Leader) position. This process is open to international candidates.

Download Principal French Horn Application Pack (pdf)

Applications close Wednesday 15 October 2014 at 5pm (AEST).

Associate Principal Clarinet

The Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra seeks an outstanding musician to fill the permanent position of Associate Principal Clarinet. This position is open only to Australian and New Zealand Citizens and Australian Permanent Residents.

Download Associate Principal Clarinet Application Pack (pdf)

Applications close Tuesday 14 October 2014 at 5pm (AEST).

current audition notices: Singers

Schools Tour 2015 (New South Wales)

Opera Australia welcomes applications from opera singers for its 2015 New South Wales Schools Company, which will be touring Cinderella to primary schools around Sydney and regional NSW.

Download NSW Schools Company Application Pack (pdf)

Applications close Thursday 9 October 2014 at 5pm (AEST).

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.

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
Opera Australia
+61 2 9318 8326