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Friday, May 5 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Where are They Now? The Building Opera Audiences Legacy LIMITED

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Over its four years, OPERA America’s Building Opera Audiences grant program, generously funded by the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, has granted $1.2 million to fund 37 creative audience-building initiatives at opera companies. As this grant program draws to a close, learn about the projects in process and hear from prior grantees about what they learned from their experiments and how these projects continue to impact their organizations — long after their grant cycle has been completed.

Moderators
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Patricia Kiernan Johnson

Director of Marketing and Communications, OPERA America
Patricia is OPERA America's director of marketing and communications and has been with the organization since October of 2008. | | For those of you keeping score at home, that means this is her ninth conference: Houston (2009); Los Angeles (2010); Boston (2011); Philadelphia... Read More →

Speakers
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Ned Canty

General Director, Opera Memphis
Turn-ons: Italian comic opera, new works, operetta, civic engagement, site-specific opera. Turn-offs: People who use the phrase "bringing opera to the people". Opera already belongs to the people, Bub. ISO: Co-production opportunities, inspiration, sharing of ideas and progr... Read More →
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Celeste Miller

Corporate & Institutional Giving Officer, Portland Opera
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Michael Mori

Artistic Director, Tapestry Opera
Obsessed with the current and future potential of opera, the evolution of the music, drama, and presentation. How are things changing to make opera for the 21st century, not just in the 21st century. Tapestry Opera has access to a rich catalogue of dramatic, juicy, sometimes hi... Read More →
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Sean Waugh

Artistic Planning Manager, San Francisco Opera
Sean Waugh joined San Francisco Opera in May 2010 and currently serves as artistic planning manager, assisting with casting, season planning, and overseeing artistic operations for the company. Sean has helped lead a number of strategic initiatives at SFO including the formation... Read More →


Friday May 5, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Remington, 4th Floor

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