Auditions to be held in November 2019

In the 2020/21 Season, section players will receive:

  • 22 week contract (end of August - early April)
  • Base rate of $2,775.93/wk ($61,070.46 base pay)
  • Additional 18% Vacation Pay (additional $10,992.68)
  • Benefits Package (11.99% Pension, Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance)

For further information and to receive audition materials please email:

To audition, please send your resume and a $50.00 refundable deposit by November 1, 2019, to:

Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra Auditions
Section Trumpet
20 North Wacker Drive, Ste. 860
Chicago, IL 60606

Please note that audition times will only be granted upon receipt of deposit.


Vacancies resulting from the selection of a current Lyric Opera Orchestra member for any position may be filled at this time by any other applicant who advances to the finals in these auditions.