Our Mission of Education Continues

The fall educational programs for the Guild are kicking off. One can look back at earlier years and the appreciation of the students that Children’s Traveling Opera have written. This makes it all so satisfying and worthwhile.

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You voted and the winner of our 2015  BRAVO! Community Role Model Competition is Janice Allen. First runner-up is Joanie Haverstick, 2nd runner-up is Cecilia Brendel and 3rd runner-up is Neal Gittleman. Congratulations to all! And a huge thank you to them, the other candidates and all the voters.

The Gallery of Community Role Model Candidates

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Click on any picture above to see their biographies. Votes were just $5.00 each and proceeds go to support the Guild’s many educational programs and Dayton Opera. With their help, we raised over $4,000.

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Congratulations to all for a great Tri-State College Vocal Competition!

2015 Tri-State College Competion

Judge Karl Resnick. Judge Sylvia J. Plyler, Accompanist Jeff Powell,  Emily Simmons, Annie Chester, Shannon Barry, Annalise Dzwonczyk (Fran Michael Audience Favorite), Erica Intilangelo (second place), Joshua Blue (first place), Chair Tammy Schaff and Judge Tom Bankston


Co-chairs Penny Wolff and Susan Bridgman and their Opera Ball committee wish to thank everyone who provided support for this popular annual event. The night of April 11, 2015, was UNFORGETTABLE and reminiscent of the 1950’s. Click here to see more photos from the Opera Ball 2015.


Opera Volunteers International

Opera Guild of Dayton is a proud member of Opera Volunteers International.  The support and sharing with other opera organizations is important to the success of all of our programs. Their website provides valuable updates and information at http://www.operavolunteers.org.