Auditions - singers, musicians

Tutti Violin Seasonal Contract

We are seeking an outstanding musician to fill the the full-time seasonal contract position of Tutti Violin in the Opera Australia Orchestra:

Audition date: Wednesday 2 May 2018

Applicants for the position must be available for the entire day to perform a live audition. Recorded auditions will not be acccepted. All applications will be subject to a review of CVs. This position is only open to Australian and New Zealand citizens an Australian Permanent Residents who are currently based in Sydney.


  • Mozart Violin Concerto of own choice: 1st movement exposition and cadenza only
  • Orchestral excerpts
  • Candidates must be available for a full-time playing and covering workload from 18 June 2018 – May 2019
  • Candidates must be currently based in Sydney

Applications: please return a completed application form and a copy of your CV (no more than two pages).

Applications close Tuesday 24 April at 5pm (AEST). Late applications will not be accepted.

Download orchestral excerpts (pdf)

Download application form (doc)

Auditions Administrator
02 9318 8356

Singers: General Auditions

General auditions are held a few times a year in Sydney and Melbourne. Interested singers should complete the application form.

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Orchestral casual work

Musicians seeking casual work with the Opera Australia Orchestra are invited to apply by forwarding their resume/CV and a completed application form to:

Auditions Administrator
Opera Australia 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.