San Diego Opera announces
Chorus Auditions for the 2018-2019 Season

The San Diego Opera Chorus is considered to be one of the outstanding choruses in the United States. San Diego Opera holds Chorus auditions once per season. Professional singers residing in Southern California, with training and experience in operatic literature and performance are encouraged to apply. Each production of the season is cast individually. The Chorus is strictly part-time (evenings and weekends).

Audition Schedule
Friday, April 20, 20186:30pm - 10:00pm
Saturday, April 21, 201810:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday, April 21, 20182:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday, April 27, 20186:30pm - 10:00pm
Saturday, April 28, 201810:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday, April 28, 20182:00pm - 5:00pm
Callbacks for Solo Bits, Chorus Bits
Tuesday, May 1, 20186:30pm - 10:00pm

Audition Location

233 A Street,
10th Floor,
San Diego, Ca 92101

How to apply:

  • Complete the online application
    • A pianist will be provided, however, you may bring your own.
      Please arrive in advance of your selected audition time.
      You must provide the pianist with double sided copies of your music in a three ring binder.
      You will be asked to sight read a short excerpt.

      Any offer of employment is contingent upon the ability to provide documentation of legal authorization to work in the United States. The Company is unable to sponsor visas for non-US citizens.

      Any singer who is not already a member of the American Guild of Musical Artists will be required to join upon accepting an offer of employment. Contracts will be issued per the terms of the applicable agreement between San Diego Opera and the American Guild of Musical Artists.

      For any questions regarding the application process, please email:


      If you are interested in being onstage as a volunteer supernumerary, we would love to hear from you. To be considered and added to our active list, call the Super-hotline (619)533-7073 and leave a clear message with your name, address, email address, and phone number (and age if you are under 18) or email our Super Captain at Let us know if you have any special skills. Supernumerary information packets will be mailed in the late fall.