Orchestra

Selection for the 2024 Opera in the Ozarks Orchestra will begin February 1, 2024.  The 73rd season repertoire:  Verdi’s La traviata, Ward’s The Crucible and a double bill of Giannini’s Beauty and the Beast and Ravel’s L’Enfant et les sortilèges.  PDF poster: Opera in the Ozarks Orchestra 2024 to share with colleagues who also might be interested

The Opera in the Ozarks Orchestra comprises young professional musicians from across the country. The instrumentalists enter fully into the artistic and social life at The Point.  Rehearsals begin June 9 and the final performance is July 19.  After the main stage operas have opened, opportunities for chamber music, practice and relaxation abound.  All members of the 2024 company will be required to be fully vaccinated according to CDC recommendations. All first-year principal and section musicians receive a stipend of $1500; housing and all meals for the period of the six-week contract are included.

The review of applications will begin February 1 and positions will be  available until the table below reflects otherwise.  Positions will remain open until filled but most offers and decisions will be made by April 1.

To apply please send all materials as attachments to or*******@op***.org.

  • A one-page résumé that highlights your orchestral experience and education
  • A list of opera, operetta, musical theatre works performed
  • YouTube posts (preferred) DVD or CD recording of 4-5 standard orchestral excerpts and one page of a concerto or other solo.
  • The names of two references whom we may contact about your work. 

Questions? Email

All positions are open unless specified.  Musicians invited to return  have until January 15 to decide; The list will be updated by February 1.  (This update on 2/6/2024)

2024 Orchestra  Flute (2): both positions filled Horn (2):  principal filled, second vacant
Violin (7): concertmaster, principal second and section vacancies Oboe/EH (1): position filled  Trumpet (2):  principal filled, second vacant
Viola (3): principal position filled, section vacancies Clarinet (2):  both positions filled Trombone (1): position filled
Cello (2) : principal position filled, section vacant Bassoon (1): position filled Percussion (1):  open
Bass (1): position filled  

Inspiration Point Fine Arts
16311 US-62
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

Artist inquiries
au*******@op***.org
or*******@op***.org

General inquiries
in**@op***.org

Opera in the Ozarks
P O Box 127
Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632

479-253-8595

Opera in the Ozarks does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. Opera in the Ozarks is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit company.