About Hgoco

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About HGOco

HGOco connects HGO’s creative resources with our diverse and vibrant community. The “co” in HGOco stands for companycommunity, and collaboration.  HGOco’s innovative and engaging programs take place throughout the Houston area—in schools, parks, community landmarks, alternative performance spaces, and at the Wortham Theater Center, providing a range of opportunities for Houstonians of all ages to seek, engage, and learn through the inspiring art of opera.

The nationally recognized Song of Houston initiative commissions new chamber operas and song projects that resonate with contemporary life in Houston and develops community projects that foster collaborations with many Houston-area organizations.

Our multi-faceted Education Program includes Opera to Go!, High School Night and student matinees of main-stage productions, the Bauer Family High School Voice Studio, professional development workshops for teachers, opera camps, and residency programs.




The Brown Foundation, Inc.
City of Houston through the Miller Advisory Board
William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Houston Endowment, Inc.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Kinder Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Bill and Sara Morgan
Franci Neely
OPERA America
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony G. Petrello
Shell Oil Company


Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Anchorage Foundation of Texas


Judy and Richard Agee
Ruth and Ted Bauer Family Foundation
The Cockrell Family Fund
Houston Grand Opera Guild
The Powell Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Schissler Foundation Endowed Fund for Educational Programs
Wells Fargo 


Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Abraham
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners
Adrienne Bond
Nana Booker and David Lowe/ Booker • Lowe Gallery
Lawrence E. Carlton, M.D., Endowment Fund
CenterPoint Energy
James J. Drach Endowment Fund
Patricia B. Freeman and Bruce Patterson
George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
Houston Grand Opera Guild
Kinder Morgan Foundation
Connie Kwan-Wong
Lillian Kaiser Lewis Foundation
C. Howard Pieper Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Pozmantier
Dr. and Mrs. Michael Rasmussen
Dr. Roger F. Trandell
Will E. and Natoma Pyle Harvey Charitable Trust
TAS Commercial Concrete Construction, LLC
Union Pacific Foundation
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The activities of Houston Grand Opera are supported in part by funds provided by the City of Houston and by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts. 


HGOco programs, including Student Performances and HGO’s performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre, are supported through the NEXUS Initiative, which is made possible by: 


Anchorage Foundation of Texas
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
The Wortham Foundation, Inc.
Nabors Industries
Shell Oil Company


Contact Us

Contact us to learn more, tell us your story, book one of our school programs, attend camp, or get involved!


Mailing Address:

Houston Grand Opera
Attn: HGOco
510 Preston St
Houston, TX 77002

Fax: 713-228-4355

Phone: 713-546-0230

Email: HGOco@HoustonGrandOpera.org