Knoxville Opera is holding auditions for its Knoxville Opera Gospel Choir this July. Singers interested in auditioning must register in advance here:


Church Of The Savior, 934 Weisgarber Road

Dates and Times:

Saturday, July 9

Sunday,  July 10

Saturday, July 16

Audition times 4-6:30 pm (8-10 min each)

Singer Requirements:


Warm-up - Sing 5-note ascending-descending scale, arpeggios, etc using

Sight read - Sing a short passage of music that is unfamiliar
Sing - Sing an excerpt of any song (singer’s choice)

Audition information can always be found here:

Anyone who is unable to attend for these dates and would like to submit a video recording, please contact the Auditions Coordinator at

For more information, interview requests, or media inquiries, please contact Esther Blevins at 865-524-0795 ext. 251 or


Knoxville Opera’s mission is to create vocal and theatrical experiences that entertain, provoke, and console.

Knoxville Opera, founded in 1978, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose programs are made possible, in part, by major funding from Arts & Culture Alliance, Steve & Ann Bailey, Eden McNabb & Chris Bishop, Celeris Networks, City of Knoxville, Downtown Knoxville Alliance, Mark & Cathy Hill, Home Federal Bank, Knox County,

W.R. McNabb, National Endowment for the Arts, Opera Volunteers International, Rotary Club of Knoxville, Rothchild Catering, State of Tennessee, Tennessee Arts Commission