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Vero Beach Opera
49 Royal Palm Pointe
Vero Beach, FL 32960
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In 1988, Vero Beach Opera began as the Vero Beach Opera Guild (VBOG) and in 2006, became Vero Beach Opera, Inc. (VBO) with an all-volunteer “working” Board of Directors committed to our mission to offer professional operatic performances by world-class opera stars such as Deborah Voigt, Marcello Giordani and Paul Plishka.
- Produces and presents professional operatic concerts, fully-staged operas and international vocal competitions.
- Offers master classes conducted by world-class opera singers for young singers.
- Provides talented, accomplished local artists the opportunity to perform.
- Awards prizes and encouragement awards to winners and finalists of our International Vocal Competitions and one of three first prizes in The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions - Southeast Region – Florida - District through our Vocal Scholarship program.
- Awards scholarships to young students with financial need who show great promise and commitment to study piano through our Piano Scholarship program.
- Awards scholarships to young students between the ages of 6 – 12 years with financial need and commitment to take music lessons through our Music Angels Education Fund.
- Holds Parlor Concerts to support our Vocal and Piano Scholarship programs.
- Promotes opera education by conducting opera studies programs through a partnership with the Vero Beach Museum of Art.
Recently, Metropolitan Opera Star Deborah Voigt was named as VBO’s Artistic Advisor and in this role offers VBO advice and expertise related to opera repertoire, casting and production staging, working in close collaboration with VBO Artistic Director Roman Ortega-Cowan. Voigt is also involved in programming, long term planning, judging international vocal competitions and conducting special concerts, master classes and performances. She works with the administrative staff in offering guidance in fundraising for the Deborah Voigt/VBO Foundation which supports talented young artists who are committed to a career in opera.
Please visit our website at VeroBeachOpera.org for our opera season schedule, membership and advertising opportunities, and Online Ticketing. For more information, please call (772) 569-6993.
Vero Beach Opera, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization. “Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.”