Orchestra

Orchestra auditions are advertised in two publications — “Allegro” and “International Musician.” Auditions are held only when there is a vacancy. There are no regular auditions.

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Announces the Following Vacancy:


SECTION PERCUSSION (including Timpani)

Winning candidate to begin at earliest availability. 

Audition to be held in October 2016
Resume deadline: April 15, 2016                                                   

Those who sent a resume in January do not need to submit another.

 Job Description (PDF)
 Recorded Round List (PDF)                 


ONLY HIGHLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

Please send one-page resume as a PDF file to: 
METauditionpercussion@metopera.org

or mail to:

Rachel E. Hocking, Orchestra Office
Metropolitan Opera House
30 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, New York 10023

For information, please contact the Orchestra office at 212-799-3100, ext. 2219.

The Metropolitan Opera is an equal opportunity employer.