Michigan Opera Theatre announces Children’s Chorus Auditions for its spring 2018 production of 
The Summer King tells the story of Negro Leagues baseball legend Josh Gibson, considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time. It is a story of talent, heartbreak and one man’s journey to overcome prejudice and discrimination. MOT is proud to present this groundbreaking new work co-produced with the Pittsburgh Opera.
Thursday, January 4, 2018 5:30pm
Detroit Opera House
African-American Boys/Girls ages 8-12 years old.
Children must be less than 5 feet tall.
Children should bring a prepared song (folk song, hymn, Broadway, etc.)  If music is available, please provide.
Elizabeth Anderson, Production Coordinator


For more information about working with our chorus, please see our Chorus Information page.

Michigan Opera Theatre Announces Chorus Auditions For 2017-18 Season

Michigan Opera Theatre is looking for an African-American soprano, tenor and bass to fill out its chorus for The Summer King (Daniel Sonenberg).

Auditions should include two arias. One in English and one in a foreign language. Music must be memorized. Operatic repertoire is preferred, but standard oratorio selections will be accepted. Sight reading may be requested. Singers are required to bring their own music in the correct key.  MOT will provide an accompanist.

Singers who wish to be considered for an audition should send resume & photo to Michigan Opera Theatre at  Please include CHORUS AUDITION in the subject line.

Following review of your resume you will be contacted to schedule an audition.

Auditions will be held at the Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226.

Michigan Opera Theatre Chorus is a professional group of diverse men and women of all professions and backgrounds.  Choristers rehearse weekday evenings and weekends for each production period.

Vocalists of the Michigan Opera Theatre Chorus are members of the American Guild of Musical Artists
Michigan Opera Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.


Michigan Opera Theatre Pianist Auditions!

We are in search of flexible and collaborative pianists in the Detroit area to play rehearsals, musical events, and accompany shows that may take place in the daytime or evenings.

Qualified candidates will have:

To apply, Send a resume to and