Auditions for 2018.19 Chorus

Tuesday, April 24
6–9:30 p.m.
Noah Liff Opera Center
By appointment only

Audition requirements:

• Must be 18 or older, vocal training and experience preferred
• Be prepared to sing one memorized Italian aria or art song (sung at maximum volume).
• Bring a double-sided copy of the music in a 3-ring black binder for the accompanist (provided).
• Arrive early to complete paperwork.
• Appointments are 8 minutes per singer.

Please contact Artistic Administrator Anne Dickson Rogers by email to schedule your audition slot.
Ensemble members for the 18-19 season will rehearse and perform September–October and March–April.

Auditions for Principal Artists

Nashville Opera will be holding auditions for a May 2019 production with jazz and musical theater influence.

Auditions will take place at the Noah Liff Opera Center on the dates below.  BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Tuesday, April 24, 11–5 p.m.
Thursday, April 26, 11–5 p.m.

Noah Liff Opera Center
3622 Redmon Street
Nashville, TN 37209

Please contact Artistic Administrator Anne Dickson Rogers by email to schedule your audition slot and include a professional headshot and performance resume.

Accepted applicants should prepare one short monologue and one Broadway-style piece in English.  You may also be asked to read a scene.

Please do not send recordings or other materials not listed above.


Supernumeraries, non-singing roles, are occasionally available for productions.  For more information please call the Nashville Opera at 615.832.5242.


Training Programs

Mary Ragland Emerging Artist Program
Nashville Opera Fellows Program



Be part of the largest opera company in Tennessee and look behind the scenes at a non-profit arts organization by exploring the internship opportunities available at Nashville Opera.  Our internship program will challenge students both personally and professionally.  The staff strives to ensure that an internship serves to enhance the student’s educational experience and career development.  All interns become integral members of the department(s) they work in and gain valuable experience while making professional contacts. 

All internships are unpaid positions, although all interns will receive two season tickets to Nashville Opera.  Housing is not included in the internship.

Nashville Opera will work with the student’s schedule and requirements to determine the length and hours of the internship.


•  Cover letter indicating why you have an interest in working in the arts and specific areas you would like to learn more about (general arts administration, education, marketing and PR, etc.)
•  Résumé including present and permanent addresses, education, and work experience
•  Writing sample of no more than three pages (class paper, newspaper article, etc.) that you believe represents your writing ability well. 

•  One letter of recommendation from a professor, past intern supervisor, or other person with knowledge of your work ethic. 

Submit application materials to:

Anna Young, Director of Education and Outreach