Washington National Opera – 2024-2025 Season Chorus Auditons

December 6, 2023
Not Specified


Washington National Opera will hold chorus auditions for the 2024-2025 Season productions on January 17, 20, 23, and 28, 2024.

Audition times are:
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 20, 2024 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday January 23, 2024 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 28, 2024 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
No auditions will be heard without an appointment.

  • Singers are asked to bring two (2) operatic arias: one in Italian and another in any language of their choice (including Italian or English).
  • WNO reserves the right to hear only specific portions of any selection offered.
  • Please bring music for the accompanist, who will be provided. Singers may use their own accompanist if they prefer. Accompanist must also show proof of vaccination to enter.
  • Singers may be asked to sight read music.
  • No headshot or résumé required.
  • If you require an accommodation in order to participate in this audition process, please call the number below.

Singers should report to Washington National Opera Studio at 6925 Willow Street NW, Washington DC 20012 one half hour prior to their scheduled audition time in order to complete the application process. Upon arrival, take the elevator to the 3rd floor. All applicants will be measured and photographed for WNO’s files.*

To schedule an audition appointment, visit
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WNO CHORUS PAY RATES (for 2024 - 2025 Season, as Employees)
Rehearsal Rates
G1 - $39.30
G2 - $46.80
Performance Rates
G1 - $323.50
G2 - $387.15