Opera Cast Auditions


Opera is open to students who have completed their first semester of their freshman year.



First Class Meeting

The first class meeting will be Monday, August 31, 8:00p-9:00p via Zoom.  All auditionees are expected to attend this meeting.  A zoom link will be emailed to you after the audition.



Video Auditions

Please follow the instructions below and submit your videos by 5:00pm on Monday, August 24, 2020.

  1.  Video record your audition.
    • You may use a camcorder, smartphone, webcam or any other means to create your videos.  A high-quality microphone is encouraged whenever possible, but most contemporary cells phones still do a decent job of audio recording these days. Please use what you have available.

  2. Upload your videos to a file sharing program (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.) or to a video hosting website (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.).
    • Every CSUF student is given both a Dropbox and Google Drive account. Either can be used for this purpose. Please see your student portalOpens in new window and look for “Titan Apps.”

  3. Download and complete the Audition Form
    • You will be asked to upload your completed audition form when submitting your video
    • In order to upload the form, you will need to be logged into a Google account.  Your university email log-in includes Google services and will work for this.

  4. Submit your video
    • You will be able to supply an internet links (URL) to your uploaded video.
    • It is your responsibility to ensure that your videos can be viewed by anyone with the link. Please check this before submitting!
      • CSUF Google Drive users—When getting a shareable link you must go into “sharing settings” and make sure “anyone with the link can view.” Do not select “Anyone at CSUF with the link can view” or we may not be able to view your files.
      • CSUF Dropbox users—after creating a sharable link, go to “link settings” and double check that anyone with the link can access the file. Please do not select “team members” or we may not be able to view your files.

    • Audition videos are due by 5:00pm on Monday, August 24, 2020.



Zoom Callback Auditions

Some students may be required to play a callback audition over Zoom.   Prof. Salters will reach out to you via email to schedule this audition.


Audition Materials

  1. An aria, or a song of your choice.  A pre-recorded accompaniment is acceptable.




The cast list will be available no later than Monday, August 31.





Mark Salters
Opera Music Director
Office: CPAC-373
Phone: (657) 278-3776
Email: msalters@fullerton.edu

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