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 2013 Competition Finalists

Young men and women between the ages of 18 and 32 in the calendar year residing in the western United States may now submit applications to compete in the 31st annual Vocal Competition at Rancho Mirage High School.  The auditions will be held on November 15th and 16th at UCLA and on November 22nd at the Rancho Mirage High School Helene Galen Auditorium. Each finalist performs two arias at the final Competition; all singers receive a scholarship, with prizes totaling more than $20,000.  In addition, an Audience Choice prize of $1000 will be awarded.  The event, held on Sunday, December 7 at 3pm, will give young singers an opportunity to earn valuable experience, cash scholarships, community recognition of their achievements and the opportunity to advance their careers.  Registration fee is $40.

Click here for more information about the 31st annual Vocal Competition

Click here to apply.

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THE GUILD’S MISSION

The Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert is a 501(c)(3) cultural organization which works to promote opera through the delivery of quality operatic performances to a large and diverse audience throughout the Coachella Valley.  The Guild helps ensure the future of the art form by encouraging and supporting young singers with financial assistance, performance opportunities and through student and adult Outreach programs.  Click here to read about our community programs.

 

2014-2015 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Officers

PRESIDENT: C. Terry Hendrix

FIRST VICE PRESIDENT: J. Bruce Johansen

SECOND VICE PRESIDENT: Michael C. Cressey

TREASURER/SECRETARY: Kathy Sanders

PARLIAMENTARIAN: Jean C. Carrus

Directors

Roy W. Cody

Edith deCrinis, Emerita

Andrew Eisenmann

Dr. William Fisher

Renée Glickman

Jean Kemp

Stephen Lind

Barbara Mittlemann

Robert Moon

Patrick Mundt

Patty Newman, Emerita

Thomas Patrick

Barbara Pomar

John Shevlin

Joanne Vilardi, Executive Administrator

 

 

The Guild is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID: 95-6220739. Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.  Leadership of the Guild is 100% voluntary.  Officers receive no monetary compensation for services rendered.