Information for Organizations

Audition singer


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Materials will be made available to those looking to hire singers - please contact us for more information!

Information below is for live auditions which we hope to restart as soon as it is safe to do so. 


Hear dozens of local singers present 4 minutes of their best opera and oratorio repertoire. 

Fill out a simple form or email to reserve an auditor spot at our upcoming auditions. 

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  1. Any organization leader, free-lance director, composer or artist manager may attend BSR auditions.  You do not need to be a member of Boston Singers' Resource to audit BSR auditions.
  2. Attending organizations, directors, composers and managers do not need to be New England residents.
  3. All audition participants must pre-register with Boston Singers Resource (Deadline is one week prior to each audition for inclusion in the printed program).
  4. Organization Audition Fee:  Free/organizational members; $15/individual members;  $25/non-members. When we receive your registration we will invoice you the appropriate fee based on your membership status.
  5. The audition day will include refreshments, auditions every five minutes, a headshot/resume book, and a program of participating organizations.
  6. About the performers:  These auditions are for New England resident solo classical singers. Singers are given 4 minutes to present themselves in whatever way they feel is best. Excerpts of pieces are allowed. This will be strictly timed. Literature performed will be from the standard opera, oratorio repertoire. All communications, negotiations and call-backs following the BSR audition take place directly between the performers and the organizations. Invitational (pre-selected) auditions are held bi-annually  Singers for the invitational audition are chosen by a panel of vocal/musical leaders from the Greater Boston area.  The next Invitational audition will be held in 2020.
  7. Each organization should be present for all of the singer auditions. If an individual auditor cannot attend for the entire day, please kindly provide a second representative to hear all of the singers.
  8. Each organization may send up to two representatives.

For questions and more information, please email