Established in 1964, with the mission to educate, to build appreciative audiences, and to encourage young talent throughout the state of Florida by providing classical vocal and opera competitions. We support the St. Petersburg Opera Company and its educational programs.
Encourage Young Talent
Build Appreciative Audiences
St Pete Opera Guild helps to fund a program for schoolchildren introducing them to opera.
Here is a video about a production of Pinocchio produced by St. Petersburg Opera.
Since our inception, the St. Petersburg Opera Guild has provided scholarships to young Floridians to further their operatic goals.
Now in our 50th Year, the High School Competition continues in 2020!
Some 2019 Winners
Of course, the St. Petersburg Opera Guild supports the St. Petersburg Opera Company, and the talented team of professionals led by Maestro Mark Sforzini.
Our Vice President for College and Young Professional Competitions Michelle Rego has had to relinquish her post due to many other commitments. The Board decided