OPERA America’s supporters are a family of opera's most devoted lovers and leaders whose deep investment in the art form ensures its vitality across the country.
By contributing to OPERA America, you enable us to provide crucial resources and programming that build the artistic potential of companies and artists across the country:
- New work commissions
- Career training for performers
- Audience-building initiatives
- School-based teaching models
- Leadership development
- National convenings with field leaders
Pledge your support and take advantage of special opportunities and benefits that deepen your relationship to the art form and the national opera field.
Make a gift today by completing the online donation form
, mailing a check to OPERA America (Attn: Development, 330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001) or calling 646.699.5248.
OPERA America rewards its Annual Fund supporters with a variety of special benefits, including invitations to receptions, events and cultural tours, as well as the core benefits of membership.
All supporters of $125 or more receive OPERA America membership, featuring a portfolio of tools to stay up to date with the latest opera news and opportunities to meet prominent leaders in the field. Highlights of membership include:
- A one-year subscription to Opera America Magazine and OperaLink e-newsletter
- Access to the Naxos Video Library of classical music performances
- Special member rates on tickets to Onstage at the Opera Center performances
Members of the Ambassador Circle (gifts of $500 or more) have the opportunity to join opera patrons from other cities for curated travel across the country and around the world to see the best of today’s opera.
Members of the President’s Circle (gifts of $5,000 or more) are invited to make a direct impact in the field by designating their gifts toward one of OPERA America’s key program areas: new works, artist development, professional/leadership development, education/youth programs and research.
to see the full, detailed listing of donor benefits.
The Patricia Scimeca Fund for Emerging Singers was established in 2013 in memory of singer and vocal teacher Patricia Scimeca as a permanent endowment in support of OPERA America’s services to young singers. Thanks to ongoing contributions from friends, family, colleagues and students, the Fund currently exceeds $100,000 and helps underwrite the annual Feedback Auditions at the National Opera Center. A full listing of contributors can be found here
. New gifts to the fund can be made online
or by calling 646.699.5266.