Circle of Friends

HELP US CONTINUE OUR WORK

Pacific Opera has, since 2003, trained more than 200 young Australian artists many of whom have established professional performing careers.

Pacific Opera relies on the generosity of the community to continue our work to deliver advanced training, education through performances, master classes and workshops free to the students.

Pacific Opera provides mentorship and work experience with leading opera singers and directors.

Pacific Opera is the leading source of young talent to major opera companies such as Opera Australia.

Why do we need the Circle of Friends?

Pacific Opera does not receive government support; thus, we rely on the generous support of our community. In the 2017/18 audition intake for new young artists we had 75 talented auditionees but could only take in 14 new young artists, which brings our total to 21 this year. Many were disappointed. We would like to increase our annual intake and provide security for the program. Each young artist who completes the two-year program receives a completion certificate.

WE ARE REACHING OUT TO ARTS SUPPORTERS, FOUNDATIONS/ ESTATES TO BECOME A PACIFIC OPERA CIRCLE OF FRIENDS DONOR TO CONTRIBUTE TOWARDS YOUTH EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT

Help us to help talented young artists reach their potential!

WHAT IS THE COMMITMENT? 

$10,000 PER YEAR FOR 3 YEARS FULLY TAX-DEDUCTIBLE IF NO BENEFITS RECEIVED

THE BENEFITS of BEING A MEMBER:

  1. Name/s on website and Programs as a “Circle of Friends” donor
  2. Two invitations to major Pacific Opera concerts including welcome and/or post show drinks (if held) (value up to $280)
  3. Two complimentary tickets to the annual Chairman’s Dinner & Recital (value $300)
  4. Two places to observe 2 master classes, where young artists receive coaching from top artists and directors

CIRCLE OF FRIENDS MEMBERS

Yarranabbe Foundation (Jillian Segal & Peter Roth)

To become a Circle of Friends Member, please contact Pamela on funding@pacificopera.com.au or call 0491 018 602.

Pacific Opera Company Ltd is a registered cultural and not-for-profit organisation with income tax exempt status, deductible gift recipient and tax concession status.

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