Opera Volunteers Conference in Santa Fe, July 2009

by Admin on December 8, 2008

OVI Conference in Santa Fe with Charles MacKay and Natalie Dessay

OVI Conference Brochure

OVI Conference Registration Form

(888) 666-1410, Ext.109

Thursday, July 9th:

  • 5:30pm: A welcome reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres for Conference attendees on the patio of the beautiful Hotel Santa Fe in downtown Santa Fe.

Friday, July 10th:

Charles MacKay

Charles MacKay

  • Breakfast on the patio with SFO General Director, Charles MacKay, as Keynote Speaker, followed by “Volunteer Highlights”.
  • First Conference Session, led by SFO’s Education and Community Programs Director, Andrea Fellows Walters, discussing aspects of opera education.
  • General membership meeting and Awards Luncheon.
  • Free time to explore Santa Fe culture, shopping and dining.

Saturday, July 11th:

Natalie Dessay

Natalie Dessay

  • Breakfast on the patio.
  • Two morning Conference Sessions on aspects of volunteerism.
  • Afternoon: For Grantor’s Circle members, enjoy a special house and garden tour with wine and hors d’oeuvres in one of Santa Fe’s finest homes.
  • Afternoon: Free time to explore Santa Fe culture, shopping, and dining.
  • Evening: At The Santa Fe Opera, experience one of internationally-famous soprano Natalie Dessay’s first performances in Verdi’s La traviata, preceded by cocktails and dinner at the La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa.

Tickets in Section 3 may be ordered with your registration or order your own tickets (available now) from the SFO Box office: phone: 800-280-4654 or on the web at: http://santafeopera.org

Hotel Santa Fe

Optional Programs:

Thursday, July 9th: An all-day trip to Taos and Chimayo.  A pre-conference opportunity to visit artists’ studios, the ancient Taos Pueblo, and returning for the Conference opening reception at 5:30pm.

Friday evening, July 10th: Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love, preceded by a backstage tour and an elegant buffet dinner in the new Dapples Pavilion. Tickets in Section 3 may be ordered with your registration or directly from SFO at any time.

OVI Conference Brochure

OVI Conference Registration Form

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Leilane Grimaldi Mehler March 28, 2009 at 5:06 pm

I am trying to get more information on your conference – membership price and conference price. Perhaps the email I sent to your vice president did not get there. Looking forward to hearing from you. Leilane – Virginia Opera

DavidY March 31, 2009 at 1:05 pm

Hi Leilane,

The forms are now up. Just click on the links to view them in your browser.

You can right-click the links to download them directly to your computer.

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