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Assistant Principal Bass Auditions

Arizona Opera announces auditions for the following:

Assistant Principal Bass

27 projected services for 2023/24 Season*


2023/24 Season per service rate:

Assistant principal: $138.42
Plus per diem, travel and hotel stipend per CBA


Applications are due Thursday, January 18, 2024. Assistant Principal Bass auditions will take place on Monday, January 22, 2024 at the Arizona Opera Center. Times will be announced prior.


To apply, please email your resume to


- Click here to download Assistant Principal Bass audition sheet music. -


Assistant Principal Bass Audition Repertoire List

Solo repertoire:

  • A dance movement from any cello suite by J.S. Bach (No preludes, no repeats)
  • Exposition of the first movement from any of the following concerti:
    • Bottesini Concerto No. 2
    • Vanhal (C major OR D major)
    • Koussevitzky
    • Dittersdorf


Orchestra Excerpts:
(Bowings are suggested NOT required)

  • Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro – Select Excerpts from the Overture
  • Rossini, The Barber of Seville - Select Excerpts from the Overture
  • Verdi Rigoletto (Solo)
  • Verdi, Othello (Soli with mute)
  • Verdi, Falstaff (Beginning of Act 3)
  • Wagner, Die Walküre – Act 2, Vorspiel, Reh. #3
  • R. Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier – Act 2, Reh. #154
  • R. Strauss, Salome, Reh 140
Reports To: 
Orchestra Manager
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