Auditions & Employment


Thank you for your interest in Opera Grand Rapids. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Opera Grand Rapids is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator (volunteer position). Details on the position and how to apply are below.

Volunteer Coordinator Job Description

For internship positions and volunteer opportunities for the season, Contact us for more information.



Opera Grand Rapids is currently auditioning for community preview performances and Ensemble for I DREAM, plus soloists for Rossini’s Stabat Mater.

Audition Schedule

Saturday, October 7, 2017 – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 – 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Location: Betty Van Andel Opera Center

I DREAM Roles Available

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., High Baritone – First & Second Cast
Coretta Scott King, Mezzo-soprano or low soprano – First & Second Cast
Ralph David Abernathy, Low Baritone – First & Second Cast
Rev. Hosea Williams, High Tenor – Second Cast
Grandma (Jennie Williams), Mezzo-soprano – Second Cast

(note: All roles are for African-American artists)


Audition Applications

Auditions are by invitation – applications will be pre-screened. Apply today!