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Houston Grand Opera

Houston Grand Opera is recognized nationally and internationally for world-beating artistic excellence and innovation. HGO enjoys dynamic, proactive and deepening relationships with the stakeholders, constituencies and communities which it serves. Our company exists to contribute to the cultural enrichment of the city of Houston and the nation by producing and performing world-class opera and creating a diverse, innovative and balanced program of performances, events, community and education projects which reaches the widest possible public. 
Upcoming Events
Title Date & Time
Werther February 04, 2023, 12:00 AM
Werther February 04, 2023, 12:00 AM
Werther February 04, 2023, 12:00 AM
Werther February 08, 2023, 12:00 AM
Werther February 08, 2023, 12:00 AM
Werther February 08, 2023, 12:00 AM
Werther February 10, 2023, 12:00 AM
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Name Title
Ariel Ehrman Advancement Data Coord
Joel Goodloe Company Office Manager
Kirill Kuzmin Asst Conductor
Sarah Long Dev Officer
Joshua Luty Music Librarian
Ana Maria Martinez Artistic Advisor
Joel Nott CCC Coord
Alan Sellar Videographer
Caitlin Stoddard Asst Stage Mgr
Elena Villalon Studio Member
Cam Nyugen Costume Technician
Brian August Stage Manager
Natalie Burrows Dir of Advancement Operations
Natalie Barron Assoc Dif or Mktg and Coomunications
Joseph Farley Production Manager
Monica Thakkar Associate Director of Artistic Planning
Khori Dastoor General Director
Deborah Hirsch Senior Director of Development
Molly Dill Acting Chief Operating Officer
Mark C. Lear Associate Artistic Administrator
Brian Speck Director of HGO Studio
Patrick Summers Artistic & Music Director
Melissa Williford Director of Human Resources/Payroll
David Krohn Director of Development
Jeremy Johnson Dramaturg
Jonathan Guez Development Officer
Madeline Sebastian Development Officer
Madeline Sebastian Development Officer
Christian Davis Human Resources Generalist
Richard Bado Director of Artistic Operations/Chorus Master
Denise Fruge Accounts Payable Administrator
Debbie Loper Payroll Administrator
Matt Gonzales Database Administrator
Luis Franco Office Services Coordinator
Brian Mitchell Archivist
Cynthia Lewis Team Lead, Marketing and Communications
Scott Ipsen Director of Patron Services
Brooke Rogers Director of Special Events
Kelly Finn Director of Development, Institutional Giving
Richard Buffett Major Gifts & Planned Giving Officer
Denise Simon Special Events Operations Manager
Jane Orosco Marketing Data Manager
Meredith Morse Operations Manager, Institutional Giving
Emily Wells HGOco Programs Manager
Richard S. Brown Orchestra Personnel Manager
Karen Reeves Children's Chorus Director
Peter Pasztor Principal Coach
Daniel James Music Administrator
Jamie Gelfand HGO Studio Manager
Megan Freemantle Properties Design Director
Michael Clark Lighting Supervisor
Andrew Cloud Properties Associate
Philip Alfano Lighting Associate
Kristen Burke Production Manager
Christopher Staub Operations Manager
Annie Wheeler Stage Manager/Assistant Stage Manager
Meg Edwards Assistant Stage Manager
Mary Elsey Chief of Staff
Norma Cortez Head of Costumes
Myrna Vallejo Costume Shop Supervisor
Clair Hummel Costume Coordinator
Esmeralda De Leon Costume Coordinator
Judy Malone-Stein Wardrobe Coordinator
Mercedes Ramirez Technician
Paully Tran Technician
Nara Lesser Technician
Dotti Staker Wig and Make-up Department Head
Ashley Bales Advancement Data Assistant
Kelly Nicholls Development Officer
Dale Edwards Director of Marketing and Communications
Melissa McClung Technical and Production Administrator
Lindsey Peters Associate Director of Special Events
Alisa Magallón Education Manager
Carolyne Hall Associate Company Manager
Greg Robertson Chief Advancement Officer
Position Job Type Posted
Technical Director Full-Time 01/12/2023
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