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Development Contacts

Director of Development:
Stacy Ridenour
sridenour@sarasotaopera.org
941-366-8450, ext. 246

Associate Director of Development:
Claire Ryan
cryan@sarasotaopera.org
941-366-8450, ext. 416

Corporate and Special Events Officer:
Michael Ayres
mayres@sarasotaopera.org
941-366-8450, ext. 402

Individual Giving Administrator:
Brenda Tamm
btamm@sarasotaopera.org
941-366-8450, ext. 250

Development Assistant:
Elizabeth Valkanas
evalkanas@sarasotaopera.org
941-366-8450, ext. 231

Sarasota Opera
Development Department
61 N. Pineapple Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236

Bradenton Opera Guild

Contact Info

Jeanne Yeagle
Phone: (941) 75507426
Email:  yeagluce@verizon.net


 

Read the latest Bradenton Opera Guild Newsletter here!

Bradenton Opera Guild is a nonprofit organization that fosters the appreciation of opera in Manatee County. Our objectives are:

  • To raise funds for the Sarasota Opera Association.
  • To promote knowledge and appreciation of opera in the community.
  • To encourage and assist aspiring young opera singers.
  • To present programs, open to the public, and to foster appreciation
    of music, especially opera.

General Meetings

Meetings begin at 10:30 at the IMG Academies Golf and Country Club at El Conquistador.  We enjoy coffee and conversation beginning at 10:00.  Meetings are free and open to the public.  Each meeting showcases talent from Sarasota Opera. Please join us!

Meeting dates for 2018-2019:  

September 19
October 17
November 14
December 12
January 16
February 20
March 13
April 17


 

Bel Canto

A newsletter, the Bel Canto, is published monthly to keep members informed on news about the guild, information about coming events at Sarasota Opera and in the community.

Preludes

Learn more about this season's operas at our Prelude Series, given by opera experts at 10 am, Westminster Towers, 1522 4th Avenue W, Bradenton, FL 34205. $5.00 at the door – no reservations needed. Light refreshments at 9:30 am.

October 19:        Barber of Seville

November 16:     Turandot

December 14:     The Magic Flute

January 18:         Nabucco

February 22:       Rita/Susanna

 

Awards

Bradenton Opera Guild is proud to support young singers from the Sarasota Opera Studio Artists Program and the Sarasota Youth Opera members from Manatee County with awards to help them advance their operatic careers.  

Events

Many exciting  events  are available to members and guests throughout the year. Click  here  for full details.

Why Join the Bradenton Opera Guild?

We love opera, and enjoy supporting Sarasota Opera. Our monthly meetings give us the opportunity to hear the wonderful singers of Sarasota Opera in a more intimate space, and to get to know the singers personally. In opera we hear the power and glory of the human voice, singing memorable melodies, and whenever members of Bradenton Opera Guild get together, we have fun.

Membership Year:       June through May
Regular Member:         Individual: $40.00        Couple: $60.00
Sustaining Member:     Individual: $50.00        Couple: $70.00

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