Benjamin Coy

Trombonist

The Metropolitan Opera audition process

April 18, 2014 at 1:13 pm

While most audition processes are similar, I think it is the slight differences that give each audition — and each orchestra — its own personality and flavor. In major auditions like the Met’s, many of the candidates are good enough to do the job, and this individual character of the ensemble plays a large role in determining a winner. Here’s a great overview of the Met’s audition process, which also gives great insight into the orchestra’s flavor.

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