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2016-2017 Season


Casa Grande barista chases his dream on opera stage

George Oberdorf
Casa Grande Dispatch

Kevin Reagen

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Performing is not everyone's day job, especially not for George Oberdorf.

George Oberdorf is highlighted for working as a barista during the day his day while preforming in the chorus for the Arizona Opera's production of Carmen at night. An article written by Kevin Reagen of Casa Grande Dispatch goes into detail about George Oberdorf duel roles, both on and off stage.

“To be a classical musician, our primary careers are either food service or retail. It’s just the nature of the beast.”

– George Oberdorf