Michigan Opera Theatre announces the following vacancies:

Section Cello – 2 Positions

Audition date: April 14, 2016.
Application deadline: March 18, 2016.
Auditions will be by invitation only.

Michigan Opera Theatre 2016-17 Season
October 4 – November 27, 2016.
March 21 – May 21, 2017.

The M.O.T. orchestra performs four operas and one ballet each season, with an average of 10 services per production.

Service rates for the M.O.T. 2015-16 Season:
$148.47/Rehearsal, $160.83/Dress rehearsal, and $197.34/Performance.
A.F.M. pension fund 10.9%.

M.O.T. orchestra members are occasionally utilized for other presentations at the Detroit Opera House that may occur outside of the regular M.O.T. season schedule.

Service rates for the Detroit Opera House 2015-16 Season: $118.23/Rehearsal, $183.25/Performance. Premiums and Doubling 12%. A.F.M. pension fund 11.99%.


The Michigan Opera Theatre audition committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at these auditions.

 Musicians of the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra are members of the A F of M, Local 5.

 Michigan Opera Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.