Testimonials

"You all have brought so much to your work and the students and audiences of the Southland are the richer for it!"

Gabriel Pazos

"So wonderful to be part of it; in such good company and with such a great mission."

Belinda Wilkins

"I know on some level that it is having an impact on the lives of the kids that get to experience any one of the great shows the Guild produces."

Charles Lane

"I'm so pleased to be a part of Guild Opera.  Thank you!"

Carol Winston

"No matter how old I get, I could (and would) see that opera again and again"

Laura Ann Ponto, student
Glenwood School, LAUSD

"We believe this is a rare opportunity for our students, many of whom receive public support and could not otherwise get this type of cultural enrichment."

Paul C. Loesch, Principal
Downey Unified School District

"A standing Ovation! Please be sure to include us in future programs."

Chris Salo, Teacher
St. Cyprian School, Long Beach

"We commend you for your service and contributions to themusic terachers. Best of all, your caring benefits the young people whom they serve."

Sue Stanger, President
L.A. City Elementary Schools Music Association

"I am writing this letter in deep appreciation to the Guild Opera Company and its donors who made the Jun 4th presentation of "Little Red Riding Hood" possible for our students.  If you could only see the smiles and joy you bring to our children! You make a positive impact on their educational experiences."

Andrea L Donahoo, Principal
Lockwood Avenue Elementary School (LAUSD)

"The program offers a rich vocal music and language arts experience to children….many elements presented: dynamics and demonstration of vocal techniques, vocabulary of opera, second-language exposure and practice, and engaging participation by all."

Dr. Paula Nelson, Administrator
Educational Services, Glendale USD

"The Guild Opera has brought culturally relevant, literacy driven presentations, workshops and professional development on  opera to many LAUSD schools…they not only bring high quality singing and music instruction, but they align their content to our current reading series."

Connie Covert, K12 Arts Programs Coordinator
LAUSD