Auditions for the Opera Carolina Chorus and Opera Xpress, the educational touring company, for the 2019/20 season.

The Opera Carolina Chorus is the locally based performing ensemble of Opera Carolina, comprised of individuals from throughout the community. Not only do Opera Carolina Chorus members perform onstage alongside some of the great artists of our time – Denyce Graves, Vivica Genaux, Greer Grimsley and Mark Rucker – but they are also an active part of the Charlotte arts community.

Opera Carolina Chorus Association

The Opera Carolina Chorus Association (OCCA) welcomes new members, maintains photo archives and a history of chorus performances and special events, and promotes social interaction among chorus members, visiting artists, production staff and all others involved in Company productions. OCCA activities include fund-raising and service projects that promote the welfare of the chorus and community recognition of the Company. For more information about the Chorus and the OCCA visit the OCCA Facebook page or contact OCCA President, Gerry Clonaris,

Audition Date & Location: 

Saturday, May 11 – 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Belk Theater Stage

To request an audition, please contact Emily Urbanek, Director of Music Preparation:

*Auditions open to residents of North and South Carolina only*

Audition Requirements


2 arias of contrasting language

Education Requirements

1 aria in English

2 arias of your choosing

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