Orchestra Auditions

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

  • New date(s) TBD
    Tutti First Violin, chair 5 – core Tutti
    Tutti First Violin, chair 9 – expanded core
    Tutti First Violin, chair 10 – expanded core
    Tutti Second Violin, chair 4 – core
    Tutti Second Violin, chair 7 – expanded core Download violin excerpts HERE
  • New date(s) TBD
    Principal Keyboard Download keyboard 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
720 SW Bancroft St.
Portland, OR 97239

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

No phone calls or emails 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.