Orchestra Auditions

OBT will hold orchestra auditions for the following positions, dates TBD and posted at least 60 days in advance

  • New date(s) TBD
      Tutti First Violin, chair 5 – core
      Tutti First Violin, chair 10 – expanded core
      Tutti Second Violin, chair 7 – expanded core Download violin excerpts HERE
      Tutti Cello, chair 5 – expanded core – Download cello excerpts HERE
  • New date(s) TBD
      Second Bassoon – Download bassoon excerpts HERE
  • New date(s) TBD
      Principal Keyboard – Download keyboard excerpts HERE
  • New date(s) TBD
      Principal Trumpet – Download trumpet excerpts HERE
      Principal Tuba – Download tuba excerpts HERE

    Instrumentalists please follow these instructions

    Bookmark this webpage as information will be updated as soon as it is available. To express interest in auditioning for an open position, please send a one page resume with your current contact info to:

    Oregon Ballet Theatre
    ATTN: Orchestra Personnel Manager
    0720 SW Bancroft St.
    Portland, OR 97239

    If you are a violinist, please specify the position(s) for which you wish to be considered.

    No phone calls please.

    Should a current OBT musician win the audition, the resulting vacancy may be offered to a runner-up.

    OBT Orchestra is a per service orchestra and is used in at least two productions (including Nutcracker) per season.