Opera Camp

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Opera Camp

One of Houston's most in-demand summer camp series is coming in June 2019! HGOco is proud to announce four unique camps designed for specific age groups and experiences.

All camps are held at Houston Grand Opera, 510 Preston Street located in the Wortham Theater Center.

Financial assistance is available, To apply, please email Meredith Morse, mmorse@hgo.org.

Parents interested in volunteering, please email HGOcoCamp@HGO.org.

Online registration for camps will open February 1, 2019 and remain open until camps are full.

Please note that refunds cannot be processed after May 10, 2019.

SING! MOVE! PLAY!Opera Camp1

Rising Grades K–2 | 1 Week $250

Let your wee one wiggle and giggle to opera's greatest tunes as the stories come to life with fun kinetic learning activities. Campers develop music and motor skills through the early fundamentals of singing and storytelling games.

June 17–21, 2019
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–noon


Rising Grades 3–8 | 1 Week $300

Create An Opera camp is the perfect place for a mini Mozart or precocious Picasso. Campers collaborate to write, design, build, and perform a one-of-a-kind musical masterpiece based on Houston Grand Opera's first story book commission The Armadillo's Dream. This camp is perfect for singers and non-singers alike. A final staged performance for family and friends concludes this week long camp.

June 10–14, 2019
Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m.; performance at noon


Rising Grades 4–9 | 1 Week $300

While exploring the world's diverse music and cultures, campers will develop a healthy singing technique and hone their music theory skills while preparing for a final performance showcasing group and solo repertoire. This year's camp will focus on the rich musical heritage of Spanish speaking cultures.

Boys' voices must be unchanged when camp begins.

June 3–7, 2019
Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m.; performance at noon

ART OF OPERA Opera Camp4

Rising Grades 9–12 | 2 Weeks $550

A rollicking band of pirates, a blundering police patrol, and a modern major general collide at Art of Opera camp when rising 9th-12th graders perform The Pirates of Penzance.

Register today to join the cast of talented high school students in this year's production. Art of Opera campers will enhance their vocal and dramatic skills by rehearsing and performing in this fully staged production.

June 10–21, 2019
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Performance on Friday, June 21, at 1:30 p.m.

Those wishing to be considered for a principal role must audition on April 27, 2019 between 12-5 PM.

Registered campers may sign up for auditions here.


Sponsored by:



Chelsea Lerner
Chelsea Lerner

* HGO debut
** HGO Studio Artist
*** Former HGO Studio Artist