Orchestra Auditions

OBT will hold auditions for the following orchestra positions in 2018, date to be determined.

  • Tutti Cello 5 (expanded core)
  • Tutti First Violin 10 (expanded core)
  • Principal Trumpet
  • Principal Tuba
  • Principal Keyboard

OBT will hold auditions for the following orchestra positions on Sunday May 20, 2018.
Resumes must be received by Tuesday May 1, 2018 to be considered.

  • Principal Clarinet  download excerpts
  • Principal and Second Bassoon  download excerpts
    (BOTH bassoon positions will use the same and only excerpt list that has been posted this year)

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

To express interest in auditioning please send a one page resume to:
Oregon Ballet Theatre
Orchestra Personnel Manager
0720 SW Bancroft St.
Portland, OR 97239

No phone calls please.
DO NOT SEND RESUMES VIA EMAIL.
Resume receipt will be confirmed via email/phone.

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