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Opera Club

Opera Club provides exclusive access for teens to attend dress rehearsals and masterclasses while learning about opera and the professional industry. This program is free to teens in grades 9-12, no experience with music needed.

Teen Opera Club of Texas

Calling all teens!

Join the Teen Opera Club of Texas, the biggest opera club for teens hosted by 5 of the Lone Star State’s leading opera companies: Austin Opera, The Dallas Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Houston Grand Opera, and OPERA San Antonio! Each month teens from all over the world will have a chance to socialize with each other over their love of the arts as each company hosts online events.  

Who: Any teen 13—19 years old         

What: TEEN OPERA CLUB OF TEXAS provides opportunities for teens to learn about opera happening right now in Texas. Events will include access to opera artists and administrative personnel sharing insights and expertise on a variety of topics including opera performance, production and design, the creation of new opera, conducting and the opera orchestra, and so much more!   

Where:  Students will receive invites tovirtual meetups and watch parties on platforms such as Zoom, Squad and private YouTube channels hosted by each opera company.  

When:  The club will convene once a month. Upcoming events include:

  • January 21 @6:30PM CDT - hosted by Fort Worth Opera
    • Storytelling, Stage Presence, and Standing Ovations
  • February 18 @6:30PM CDT - hosted by Austin Opera
    • How does the printed music get from the page to performance? Join us for A Conversation with Timothy Myers, Sarah and Ernest Butler Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor for Austin Opera. We will explore topics such as reading a conductor’s score, the opera rehearsal process, the opera orchestra, and so much more!

Why:  TEEN OPERA CLUB OF TEXAS provides an opportunity for students to gather with like-minded teens to explore music and art-making  with opera industry professionals and leaders.

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Opera Club Perks Include:

  • Access to every HGO Dress rehearsal as well as other special events throughout the season
  • Pre-show meetups with professionals in the opera industry
  • Intermission discussions over music, staging, and story
  • Workshops on audition etiquette, leadership skills, and college choices

How To Join

  • Students in Grades 9-12 in good academic standing are welcome to join
  • Fill out this form, including the 250-300 word personal statement

 

2020/21 Meetups

Keep checking back for updates on next season’s schedule!

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