The Guild of Kentucky Opera – making a difference through volunteering

The Guild of Kentucky Opera is the volunteer support arm of Kentucky Opera. The major purposes of the Guild are to provide volunteer help and support to Kentucky Opera, to advocate for opera in the community, to support Kentucky Opera’s education efforts, and to raise funds for Kentucky Opera. The Guild’s administrative expenses are covered largely through dues collected annually ($35 for an individual, $50 for a family, and $15 for full-time students).

Guild members support Kentucky Opera by volunteering their time, talent, and treasure in a variety of ways. Our dedicated volunteers help keep alive the vibrant, volunteer culture we have worked so hard to establish. Through The Guild of Kentucky Opera, we build a sense of community for opera lovers. Our Guild is a place to make friends, share a mutual appreciation of opera, and support Kentucky Opera as it endeavors to bring excellent professional productions to Louisville.

There are many opportunities to lend your volunteer support to Kentucky Opera. Choose something appealing from the list below and let us know that you want to “be part of the excitement!”

Opportunities to Volunteer

Artist Hospitality
Provide transportation for arriving principal artists. Provide “Welcome to Kentucky Opera” bags for visiting artists. Prepare and serve rehearsal lunches for the artists.

Communication Team
Inform guild members of opportunities and special events through telephone tag team or Email updates.

Office & Library
Assist with special projects in the opera office. Work in the Plumb Boyer Library.

Education and Outreach Events
Kentucky Opera offers a variety of education and outreach events throughout the year. Help make these a success – and learn something along the way.

The Guild is always looking for fun and innovative ways to raise funds to support Kentucky Opera. Be part of the special events team that plans and executes special events.

For more information contact Sandra Wu at (502) 561-7934 or email Sandra.