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Wednesday, June 20
 

6:30pm

Opera Volunteers International Grantor's Reception
Members who have contributed at the Grantor Level or above are invited to this special evening cocktail reception in the Garden at the Loretto-Hilton Center.

Sponsored by The Opera Guild of Saint Louis

Sponsors
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Opera Volunteers International

Opera Volunteers International is a nonprofit volunteer organization that advocates for and supports volunteerism in opera throughout North America and beyond.OVI works to connect individuals and local opera support organizations so that successful ideas and projects are championed... Read More →


Wednesday June 20, 2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Loretto-Hilton Center 130 Edgar Road, St. Louis, MO
  • Area of Focus OVI
  • Reservations Required Yes
  • Limited Access By invitation

6:30pm

Women’s Opera Network Reception
Limited Capacity seats available

Hosted by Diane Sullivan and Caleres, a light pre-performance reception provides an opportunity to connect with colleagues and allies following the Women's Opera Network discussions. Cash bar available.

Shuttle buses departing at 7:00 pm and 7:15 pm will allow you to attend the performance of Regina presented by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.

Sponsors
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Caleres

Sponsor: Women's Opera Network and Reception, Caleres
Caleres is a diverse portfolio of global footwear brands, which fit people’s lives: Family, Healthy Living and Contemporary Fashion. Our products are available virtually everywhere - in the over 1,200 retail stores we operate, in hundreds of major department and specialty stores... Read More →


Wednesday June 20, 2018 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Regency Ballroom E/F, 2nd Floor Hyatt Regency, 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Area of Focus WON
 
Thursday, June 21
 

12:30pm

Donor and Trustee Reception
Limited Capacity seats available

OPERA America’s contributing members ($250+) and trustees from Professional Company Members are invited to a casual lunch with President/CEO Marc A. Scorca in appreciation of their annual support of OPERA America and the field. 

Speakers
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John Adams

Composer
Composer, conductor and creative thinker—John Adams occupies a unique position in the world of American music. His works, both operatic and symphonic, stand out among contemporary classical compositions for their depth of expression, brilliance of sound and the profoundly humanist... Read More →
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Dan Cooperman

Director of Development and Membership, OPERA America
Dan Cooperman, director of development and membership, joined OPERA America in 2015. He previously served as director of development for BalletX, a contemporary ballet company in Philadelphia, from 2012-2015, during which time the company's budget grew by 40%.He graduated from Tufts... Read More →
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Marc A. Scorca

President/CEO, OPERA America
Marc A. Scorca joined OPERA America in 1990 as president and CEO. Under his leadership, the OPERA America membership has grown from 120 opera companies to nearly 2,500 organizations and individuals. The organization has also administered two landmark funding initiatives in support... Read More →


Thursday June 21, 2018 12:30pm - 1:45pm
18th Floor Suite Hyatt Regency, 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Limited Access By invitation

5:00pm

Sponsor Reception
All conference attendees — including general directors, trustees, company staff and artists — are invited to join conference sponsors for a casual reception and the chance to visit the exhibits of companies and consultants who provide invaluable services to the field.
Included as part of your conference registration.

Sponsors
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Act 1 Tours

Transportation Sponsor
Since 2001 Act 1 Tours has built a reputation as the leader in benefactor music and opera travel. We have cultivated a deep knowledge of the world’s major opera and music destinations, resulting in hotel, box office, guides, logistical support and special access relationships that... Read More →
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ADA Artist Management

Opening Session Sponsor
Founded in 2004, the team at ADA Artist Management works to identify exciting new talent and nurture the careers of the finest performers who excel in a variety of genres and repertoire, from emerging to internationally renowned artists. Our goal is to be as dedicated to our craft... Read More →
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Caleres

Sponsor: Women's Opera Network and Reception, Caleres
Caleres is a diverse portfolio of global footwear brands, which fit people’s lives: Family, Healthy Living and Contemporary Fashion. Our products are available virtually everywhere - in the over 1,200 retail stores we operate, in hundreds of major department and specialty stores... Read More →
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Connect the Arts

Exhibiting Sponsor
Connect the Arts (www.connectthearts.com) is a newly-launched web-based social and employment-oriented platform that brings artists, arts organizations and community together. We accelerate the networking process, enhance visibility and accessibility for artists and arts organizations, provide a space for building meaningful... Read More →
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Fisher Dachs Associates

Sponsor: Equity Theme, Fisher Dachs Associates
Fisher Dachs Associates is dedicated to creating performing arts spaces that work brilliantly for all constituents; the artists, the audience, management and staff. Our expertise is in planning and designing intimate, dynamic, technically superb and highly functional theatres, opera... Read More →
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Genovese Vanderhoof & Associates

Sponsor: Trustee Network
Margaret Genovese and Dory Vanderhoof are management consultants in the arts with an unparalleled record of success in assisting their clients in executive search, effective organizational planning, capital campaign, successful facility development and dramatic improvement to contributed... Read More →
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LiveNote

Technical/Production Network and Under 35 Mixer Sponsor, InstantEncore
LiveNote® - The Philadelphia Orchestra and InstantEncore have combined forces to introduce LiveNote® - an interactive performance guide for your mobile app. With LiveNote, your audience can view translations, program notes, and images smoothly in real time via any internet conn... Read More →
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Missouri Arts Council

As funder, partner, and catalyst, the Missouri Arts Council supports the arts that strengthen the cultural, educational, and economic vitality of Missouri. A state agency, the Missouri Arts Council is a division of the Department of Economic Development. Our grants make quality arts... Read More →
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Music Publishers Association

Sponsor: Pub(lishers) Trivia
Founded in 1895, the Music Publishers Association is the oldest music trade organization in the United States, fostering communication among publishers, dealers, music educators and all ultimate users of music. For more information about the MPA, please visit mpa.org
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PatronManager

Refreshment Sponsor
PatronManager’s mission is to revolutionize the ticketing industry by providing arts, culture, and live entertainment organizations with integrated world-class customer relationship management, box office ticketing, fundraising, and marketing solutions, built entirely on the world’s... Read More →
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PNC Foundation

OTSL National Patron’s Council Sponsor
The PNC Foundation, which receives its principal funding from The PNC Financial Services Group (www.pnc.com), actively supports organizations that provide services for the benefit of communities in which it has a significant presence. The foundation focuses its philanthropic mission on early childhood education and community and economic development, which includes the arts and culture... Read More →
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Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis

Sponsor: St. Louis Artists and Administrators
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Robert Swaney Consulting

Exhibiting Sponsor
Robert Swaney Consulting, Inc. (RSC) is a national provider of contributed revenue growth strategies, fundraising, direct mail program, and executive searches for arts and cultural institutions. RSC coaches and partners with organizations so their fundraising programs become stronger... Read More →
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Schuler Shook

Sponsor: General Director sessions, Schuler Shook Theatre Planners | Lighting Designers
Schuler Shook is an internationally recognized theatre planning and consulting firm with extensive experience in opera facility planning.  Our clients include Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sydney Opera House, Santa Fe Opera, Sarasota Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Seattle Opera, Portland Opera... Read More →
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SD&A Teleservices

Sponsor: Marketing/PR Network
Committed to making the world a better place, SD&A works exclusively with nonprofit organizations to help them raise money for a wide variety of worthy causes. This is our sole mission, and we've been doing it successfully for 35 years. Known for our flexible approach to campaign... Read More →
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Soundmirror

Exhibit Hall Sponsor
For more than 40 years, Soundmirror has been the first choice recording company for orchestras, choral groups, opera companies, solo artists, and record labels. We combine world class customer service, recording equipment, and industry knowledge to produce recordings that are consistently... Read More →
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Stingray Classica

Charging Station Sponsor
Stingray Classica is now available in the USA on Comcast Xfinity and Amazon Prime Video Channels. The world’s premium television channel dedicated to classical music presents the greatest operas, ballets, concerts, and documentaries. Stingray Classica offers viewers reserved front... Read More →
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Threshold Acoustics

Sponsor: Artistic Administration Network
Threshold provides acoustics and audio/video design consulting for performing arts buildings, aware of tradition and turned toward the future, relating to each client and project with clarity, accessibility and individuality.
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Vatic

Exhibiting Sponsor
Vatic’s Dynamic Pricing Tools are designed for performing arts professionals by performing arts professionals. Because of their real-world experience, they understand the challenges that organizations face when determining pricing, that it is a complex and highly polarizing topic... Read More →


Thursday June 21, 2018 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Soundmirror Exhibit Hall, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102

9:30pm

Pub(lishers) Trivia
You may know your publisher colleagues, but do you know your opera facts? Come meet and greet our publisher members  and try your hand at a round of opera trivia and win prizes. A fun time to be had by all.

If you are attending the performance, hop on the first shuttle back to join us for an open bar on a terrace under the stars, which offers the city's best view of the Gateway Arch.

This event is sponsored by Music Publishers Association.

Sponsors
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Music Publishers Association

Sponsor: Pub(lishers) Trivia
Founded in 1895, the Music Publishers Association is the oldest music trade organization in the United States, fostering communication among publishers, dealers, music educators and all ultimate users of music. For more information about the MPA, please visit mpa.org


Thursday June 21, 2018 9:30pm - 11:45pm
Gateway Terrace, 18th Floor Hyatt Regency, 315 Chestnut St., St. Louis, MO 63102
 
Friday, June 22
 

6:00pm

Host Company Welcome Reception
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis opens its rehearsal spaces at the Sally S. Levy Opera Center for the host company reception. Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres while you mingle with colleagues.

After the reception, stay for the closing night performance of the world premiere of Huang Ruo and David Henry Hwang’s two-act opera An American Soldier!

Reception included as part of your conference registration. Guest tickets ($15) are available for purchase. Performance tickets must be purchased separately.

Sponsors
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Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Sponsor: St, Louis Artists and Administrators


Friday June 22, 2018 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Sally S. Levy Opera Center 210 Hazel Ave, St. Louis, MO 63119

10:30pm

Under 35 Mixer
Limited Capacity filling up

The future of the art form is in the hands of today’s young leaders. Opera professionals under the age of 35 are invited to meet one another and lay the groundwork for future collaboration. Gather for drinks and networking. Advance ticket purchase required. 

Sponsors
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LiveNote

Technical/Production Network and Under 35 Mixer Sponsor, InstantEncore
LiveNote® - The Philadelphia Orchestra and InstantEncore have combined forces to introduce LiveNote® - an interactive performance guide for your mobile app. With LiveNote, your audience can view translations, program notes, and images smoothly in real time via any internet conn... Read More →


Friday June 22, 2018 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Loretto-Hilton Center 130 Edgar Road, St. Louis, MO
  • Reservations Required Separate ticket purchase required
  • Limited Access For conference attendees under 35 years of age.