Opera in the Ozarks Selection for the 2023 OIO Orchestra will begin February 1. 2023 repertoire: Offenbach’s Orphée aux enfers, Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore and Copland’s The Tender Land.
PDF: OIO Orchestra poster 2023 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 11 and the final performance is July 21. After the three main stage operas have opened, opportunities for chamber music, practice and relaxation abound. All members of the 2023 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
All positions are filled unless specified (updates will be made frequently after February 1
|2023 Orchestra||Flute, piccolo (2): principal, second/piccolo||Horn (2): principal filled, second|
|Violin (7): concertmaster, principal, section||Oboe/EH (1): principal||Trumpet (2): principal, second|
|Viola (3): principal and section||Clarinet (2): principal, second||Trombone (1): principal|
|Cello (2): principal and section||Bassoon (1): principal||Percussion (1): principal|
|Bass (1): principal|