The Grant Park Orchestra & Chorus


Grant Park Orchestra

Auditions for highly qualified orchestral musicians take place between January and May prior to the start of the summer season. For more information about orchestra auditions, contact Linda Oper at

Grant Park Chorus

Chorus.jpgAuditions for highly qualified singers take place between February and March prior to the start of the summer season. For more information about chorus auditions, contact Melissa Hilker at

Project Inclusion

The Grant Park Music Festival’s Project Inclusion Fellowship is a paid training opportunity for BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color) singers and string players which aims to prepare young artists to win positions in professional PI Portrait.jpgensembles. Fellows rehearse and perform with the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus, receive mentorship from Festival artistic leadership, musicians, and guest artists; perform chamber music in communities throughout Chicago, and participate in education and community engagement activities.

Audition information for highly qualified candidates will be posted on this page in November 2021. For more information about the program, contact Hilary Mercer at