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 Opera Scouts 2019-2020

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Join us! Ages 12-18, Wednesday weekly meetings!

APPETIZING
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April 5, 2020

I am writing this on the day the Scouts were supposed to be returning from 10 days in Austria...

Heading into week four of THE GREAT DIVIDE, I thought I might take a moment to reflect upon what nearly a month of virtual arts education, training, and play looks like. 

We...

October 3, 2019

Meeting for the first time last month, the Madrigals--our new little sibling Opera Scouts ensemble--is underway!  Jumping into singing and storytelling this fall, these seven young artists, aged 7-11, are busy creating their own opera which will be performed at the Dec...

June 18, 2019

Opera America, the National service organization for opera hosted its annual conference in San Francisco this year, and for the first time teens from around the country converged to participate! Earlier this month five Opera Teens came to San Francisco from Miami, Port...

May 15, 2019

Yesterday was an exciting day for the Opera Scouts! International Opera Superstar Deborah Voigt gave a masterclass.  Five of our Scouts got up and sang and received coachings on arias and art songs. Not only did they receive coaching in vocal technique and interpretati...

January 12, 2019

Opera Scouts were honored to welcome patrons to San Francisco Opera Guild's holiday event, Dinner on the stage.  It was a fun evening! We rehearsed, we took the stage and performed in the gorgeous space for guests before a sumptuous dinner.  The decor, the ambiance, we...

April 10, 2018

We have arrived!

It was a long journey--nearly 24 hours of travel, thanks to the Air France strike.  Luckily our outstanding team at Concert and Study Tours (Yay Naomi and Patt!), who facilitated all our Italian adventures, were on it, and got us home!

Our final wet, rai...

April 7, 2018

Student voices will be back tomorrow, I promise!  It has been a couple long days, and late nights at the theater, which has cut into our blog and journal time.

Today began bright and early with a visit to the Uffizi...here you see our own three graces who could easily h...

April 6, 2018

It has been an amazing and busy day! We began with a wonderful breakfast in our hotel--all grateful to see eggs again! Then we marched through Florence, enjoying the bright spring sunshine. We paused on the Ponte Vecchio to admire gold, and break into a rousing renditi...

April 3, 2018

After a long day and evening of travel we arrived, safe and sound, at Marco Polo Airport and were whisked off to Venice by two water taxis.  The sea air and brilliant sunshine rejuvenated us, and off we went to the Monastery which is our home base for the next couple d...

March 27, 2018

San Francisco Opera Guild Opera Scouts have been busy!  Immersed in Italian culture, language, and music, this winter the troupe enjoyed prepping for this great adventure. Traveling to Venice, Florence, and Rome, these artistic students will be visiting the birthplace...

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