EMPLOYMENT AND AUDITIONS
The application period to audition for the Berkshire Opera Festival Chorus for BOF's 2024 season has closed. For information about future auditions, please contact Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor Geoffrey Larson.
BOF is seeking an Advancement Associate
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Advancement Associate will be responsible for assisting with donor communications, fundraising operations, and providing administrative support to BOF’s Executive Director and Engagement Consultant.
Full details of the position and instructions on how to apply can be found HERE.
Auditions are announced for the following paid positions in the Berkshire Opera Festival Orchestra:
SECTION VIOLIN (2 positions)
SECTION CELLO (1 position)
All auditionees will also be considered for the substitute list.
Auditions will be held Saturday, March 2, 2024 in New York City. Specific excerpts can be found below. To apply, please send a one-page resume to BOF's personnel manager, Deane Prouty, before February 9. You will be notified of your audition time and the exact audition location no later than February 16. Please note that an audition is not guaranteed. The audition committee of BOF reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards.
Rehearsals for this season's mainstage production of Charles Gounod's Faust will begin on August 16, 2024, with performances on August 24, 27, and 30, 2024. There will be a total of nine services.
A pdf of SECTION VIOLIN AUDITION EXCERPTS can be found HERE
A pdf of SECTION CELLO AUDITION EXCERPTS can be found HERE
Berkshire Opera Festival is an equal opportunity employer.
For information about how to be a supernumerary in BOF's future seasons, please contact Director of Production Jonathon Loy.
Berkshire Opera Festival offers a variety of volunteer opportunities. Donating your time helps BOF keep our promise of fiscal responsibility while giving you the chance to interact with our exceptional artists and patrons – and have a great time doing it!
BOF staff will periodically reach out with new volunteer opportunities, such as:
General office assistance
Artist pick up/drop off from the airport or train station
Distributing marketing materials