Auditions &

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POV Chorus Auditions

Pacific Opera Victoria is pleased to announce chorus and comprimario role auditions for the 2016-2017 season, which will include Verdi's Simon Boccanegra, Mozart's The Magic Flute, and Kevin March's Les Feluettes.

The auditions will take place in Wingate Studio at the Baumann Centre (925 Balmoral Rd) on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 7 to 9 pm.

Interested singers are encouraged to send a musical résumé and a recent headshot to .. Audition confirmation will be communicated via email.

Candidates should prepare two contrasting selections that demonstrate secure musicianship and an aptitude for performance. Although not a requirement, we strongly encourage applicants to memorize their selections and prepare at least one in a language other than English. A pianist will be provided, or you may bring your own.

Once your audition time is confirmed, we ask that you bring the following with you to the audition:

  • A completed POV Chorus Application Form, available here
  • A musical résumé
  • A recent headshot
  • A music binder with your audition selections for the pianist

Members of the POV Chorus receive an honorarium per production, two complimentary tickets to the opening night of the show they are involved in, invitations to special events and receptions, and exclusive access to a curriculum of stagecraft workshops, vocal clinics, individual coachings, and masterclasses with visiting artists.



Pacific Opera Victoria welcomes inquiries from artists interested in auditioning for Solo Roles, Artist Training Programs, or for a place in the POV Chorus.

Applicants are invited to submit a headshot and CV to

Received materials will be filed and applicants will be notified by e-mail if they are granted an audition.


Pacific Opera Victoria was incorporated in 1980, and has earned a reputation for fostering the careers of Canadian artists, presenting a unique blend of repertoire, building original sets for all productions, and developing working partnerships with other arts organizations.

Pacific Opera Victoria is a member of and operates under the aegis of Canadian Actors' Equity Association.


POV Chorus Application
Please bring to audition.


The POV Chorus

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