Seventy years strong, Guild education programs light a spark and give voice to potential.
“Guild programs bring out the best in my kids. It allows them to expand their horizons in ways I can't do.”
– Julianne Beach, 6th grade teacher, St. Thomas More School
“It’s a lot of fun! You get to write your own opera, learn a lot about stage presence, how to sing and what you need to learn to be an established actor or actress.”
– Abby, 5th grader, Lynwood Elementary School
“Music is a really big thing to learn about. It’s important because it’s a big part of life ... it’s everywhere.”
– Miles, 5th grader, Lynwood Elementary School
"My daughter very much enjoyed being part of the winter conservatory. She got so much confidence that she's actually trying out for the lead in HairSpray at her middle school next week."
— Parent of middle school conservatory participant
"Children need so much in so many areas... we could not even begin to address their enrichment needs without the kindness of organizations like the Opera Guild."
— Bob Armstrong, Art Coordinator, Buena Vista Alternative School
San Francisco Opera’s 89th season under way with glamour
S.F. Opera's opening gala a resplendent red smash
Students get a taste of the opera