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Since it was founded in 1970, OPERA America has built a broad and diverse membership base to access the power of collective experience, gather insight and share best practices. Incorporated with only 20 member companies, the organization now includes over 150 Professional Company Members; 300 Associate, Business, Career Service and Educational Producing Affiliate Members; and 1,600 Individual Members.
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FirstMILastTitle
Deborah SandlerGeneral Director and CEO
Ed MathenyManager of Institutional Giving
Jeff WalkerChief Financial Officer
Brad TrexellArtistic Administrator
Joe BellingerChief Development Officer
Vinson ColeCreative Consultant
Tracy Davis-SinghDirector of Production
Brad  KanouseTechnical Director
Lea PetrieAssociate Director of Development
Danny  BotelerController
Linda Ade BrandDirector of Education & Community Engagement
Amy PeakHuman Resources & Accounting Manager
Stacey LukasManager of Corporate and Partnership Giving
Austin  BaragaryAssistant Marketing Manager
Nicole EubanksIndividual Giving Director
Catie PedersenSenior Manager of Ticketing & Patron Services
Debra BellDirector of Marketing and Communications
Sarah ZsoharArtist Services Manager
TitleComposerOpening Night
The Pearl FishersBizetSaturday, April 27, 2019
Cosi fan tutteMozartSaturday, March 16, 2019
Madama ButterflyPucciniSaturday, November 3, 2018
West Side StoryBernsteinSaturday, September 22, 2018
The Barber of SevilleRossiniSaturday, April 28, 2018
RigolettoVerdiSaturday, March 3, 2018
As OneKaminskySaturday, January 27, 2018
EverestTalbotSaturday, November 11, 2017
Eugene OneginTchaikovskySaturday, September 30, 2017
The Pirates of PenzanceSullivanSaturday, April 22, 2017
Dead Man WalkingHeggieSaturday, March 4, 2017
The Marriage of FigaroMozartSaturday, November 5, 2016
Hansel and GretelHumperdinckSaturday, September 17, 2016
CarmenBizetSaturday, April 23, 2016
The Elixir of LoveDonizettiSaturday, March 12, 2016
RusalkaDvorákSaturday, November 7, 2015
Don GiovanniMozartSaturday, September 26, 2015
ToscaPucciniSaturday, April 18, 2015
Silent NightPutsSaturday, February 21, 2015
The Italian Girl in AlgiersRossiniTuesday, November 11, 2014
La traviataVerdiTuesday, September 9, 2014
Die FledermausStrauss, Jr.Friday, April 4, 2014
La bohèmePucciniMonday, March 3, 2014
The Magic FluteMozartMonday, November 11, 2013
The Capulets and the MontaguesBelliniMonday, September 9, 2013
The MikadoSullivanThursday, April 4, 2013
The Flying DutchmanWagnerSunday, March 3, 2013
Il trovatoreVerdiWednesday, November 7, 2012
The Barber of SevilleRossiniWednesday, April 4, 2012
Nixon in ChinaAdamsSaturday, March 3, 2012
Cosi fan tutteMozartSaturday, November 5, 2011
TurandotPucciniWednesday, October 5, 2011
The Marriage of FigaroMozartMonday, April 4, 2011
The Daughter of the RegimentDonizettiWednesday, February 2, 2011
NormaBelliniWednesday, November 10, 2010
CarmenBizetThursday, September 9, 2010
Don GiovanniMozartSunday, April 4, 2010
RigolettoVerdiWednesday, March 3, 2010
HMS PinaforeSullivanSunday, November 8, 2009
ToscaPucciniWednesday, September 9, 2009
The Pirates of PenzanceSullivanSaturday, April 4, 2009
La traviataVerdiTuesday, March 3, 2009
Julius CaesarHandelSunday, November 9, 2008
La bohèmePucciniTuesday, September 9, 2008
John BrownMechemMonday, May 5, 2008
The Magic FluteMozartMonday, March 3, 2008
The Pearl FishersBizetMonday, November 5, 2007
AidaVerdiSaturday, September 15, 2007
The End of the AffairHeggieWednesday, April 4, 2007
The Barber of SevilleRossiniSaturday, March 3, 2007
HamletThomasMonday, November 6, 2006
Madama ButterflyPucciniSaturday, September 9, 2006
The Merry WidowLehárSaturday, April 1, 2006
The Merry WidowLehárSaturday, April 1, 2006
Lucia di LammermoorDonizettiWednesday, March 1, 2006
The Turn of the ScrewBrittenTuesday, November 1, 2005
CarmenBizetThursday, September 1, 2005
The Marriage of FigaroMozartFriday, April 1, 2005
The Marriage of FigaroMozartFriday, April 1, 2005
A Masked BallVerdiTuesday, March 1, 2005
Of Mice and MenFloydMonday, November 1, 2004
CinderellaRossiniWednesday, September 1, 2004
Don GiovanniMozartFriday, April 2, 2004
Don GiovanniMozartThursday, April 1, 2004
A Midsummer Night's DreamBrittenMonday, March 1, 2004
L'elisir d'amoreDonizettiSaturday, November 1, 2003
RigolettoVerdiMonday, May 5, 2003
The Abduction from the SeraglioMozartMonday, March 3, 2003
SalomeStraussMonday, November 4, 2002
La bohèmePucciniMonday, September 9, 2002
Cold Sassy TreeFloydSunday, May 5, 2002
Don PasqualeDonizettiSunday, March 3, 2002
Somebody's ChildrenKanderTuesday, January 1, 2002
ToscaPucciniMonday, November 5, 2001
The Magic FluteMozartSunday, September 9, 2001
The MikadoSullivanSaturday, May 5, 2001
The Rake's ProgressStravinskySaturday, March 3, 2001
MacbethVerdiMonday, November 6, 2000
Madama ButterflyPucciniSaturday, September 9, 2000
Il barbiere di SivigliaRossiniFriday, May 5, 2000
Eugene OneginTchaikovskyFriday, March 3, 2000
Così fan tutteMozartThursday, November 4, 1999
Così fan tutteMozartFriday, October 29, 1999
Cavalleria rusticanaMascagniThursday, September 9, 1999
PagliacciLeoncavalloThursday, September 9, 1999
Die FledermausStrauss, Jr.Wednesday, May 5, 1999
BrundibárKrásaWednesday, March 3, 1999
Billy BuddBrittenWednesday, March 3, 1999
Three Billy Goats GruffDaviesFriday, January 1, 1999
L'italiana in AlgeriRossiniWednesday, November 4, 1998
L'italiana in AlgeriRossiniFriday, October 30, 1998
La traviataVerdiWednesday, September 9, 1998
Andrea ChénierGiordanoTuesday, May 5, 1998
Coyote TalesMolliconeTuesday, March 3, 1998
The Ballad of Baby DoeMooreMonday, November 3, 1997
CarmenBizetTuesday, September 9, 1997
VanessaBarberMonday, May 5, 1997
HMS PinaforeSullivanMonday, March 3, 1997
The Marriage of FigaroMozartMonday, November 4, 1996
La bohèmePucciniMonday, September 9, 1996
FaustGounodSunday, May 5, 1996
Don GiovanniMozartSunday, March 3, 1996
Hansel and GretelHumperdinckMonday, November 6, 1995
The Devils of LoudunPendereckiSaturday, September 9, 1995
Down in the ValleyWeillSaturday, September 9, 1995
The Pirates of PenzanceSullivanMonday, May 1, 1995
Ariadne auf NaxosStraussWednesday, March 1, 1995
Romeo and JulietGounodTuesday, November 1, 1994
OtelloVerdiThursday, September 1, 1994
La CenerentolaRossiniSunday, May 1, 1994
The Saint of Bleecker StreetMenottiFriday, April 1, 1994
Amahl and the Night VisitorsMenottiWednesday, December 1, 1993
Madame ButterflyPucciniWednesday, September 1, 1993
Madame ButterflyPucciniWednesday, September 1, 1993
The Magic FluteMozartWednesday, September 1, 1993
ToscaPucciniThursday, April 1, 1993
The Merry WidowLehárThursday, April 1, 1993
The Merry WidowLehárThursday, April 1, 1993
Amahl and the Night VisitorsMenottiTuesday, December 1, 1992
The MikadoSullivanThursday, October 1, 1992
AidaVerdiWednesday, August 19, 1992
The Merry Wives of WindsorNicolaiWednesday, April 1, 1992
SiegfriedWagnerWednesday, April 1, 1992
SusannahFloydMonday, September 2, 1991
The Barber of SevilleRossiniSunday, September 1, 1991
Lucia di LammermoorDonizettiSunday, September 1, 1991
SusannahFloydSunday, September 1, 1991
Eugene OneginTchaikovsky 
Hansel und GretelHumperdinck 
Hansel and GretelHumperdinck 
Hansel and GretelHumperdinck 
PositionTypeDate Submitted
Head of Music Staff/Chorus MasterFull-Time12/7/2018

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