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Ruth Nott

San Francisco Opera
Director of Education
Ruth Nott is San Francisco Opera Association’s first full-time Director of Education, overseeing a department that provides opera education programs for K-12 schools, universities, families and adults of all ages throughout the bay area. Ms. Nott has over 20 years of experience in the opera industry, most of those years focused on opera learning programs. Ms. Nott came to San Francisco in 2008 from New York City where she was Director of Programs for the Metropolitan Opera Guild’s Education Department. Prior to working with the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Ms. Nott worked for New York City Opera’s Education and Community Service Department. Ms. Nott has also worked with IMG Artists, the Aspen Music Festival and School, and Lyric Opera of Chicago. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Illinois Wesleyan University.