Core Section Violin I
Core 4th Horn & sub/extra Horn

Minnesota Opera will hold auditions to fill the core vacancy of 4th horn and expand and update the horn substitute/extra list on Monday, March 27. Auditions for the core section violin position will be held on Tuesday, March 28. Violin candidates will also be considered for the sub/extra list. Auditions are by appointment only.

Candidates will be asked to prepare selected operatic and symphonic excerpts. Excerpts and musical requirements will be available on the Minnesota Opera website no later than January 15, 2017...

The positions are paid $187.00 per service. The horn position is available beginning April, 2017. The violin position will be available in September 2017.

Average number of services per season : 50 – 60.

Qualified candidates should submit resume and $35 refundable deposit no later than March 6 to:

The Minnesota Opera
620 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Attn: Roxanne Stouffer Cruz.

Deposits will be returned upon arrival at audition or if candidate is not granted an audition. Due to limited audition time, priority will be given to requests received March 6 or before. Musicians submitting resumes after that date may not be guaranteed an audition. All musicians must maintain membership in good standing with the Twin Cities Musicians Union for any engagements with The Minnesota Opera Orchestra.

Minnesota Opera is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.