Valley Friends of Arizona Opera
Who We Are
Founded in 2011, Valley Friends is an organization that supports Arizona Opera through fundraising events and volunteer work. Valley Friends has an elected Board of Directors that manages activities serving Phoenix and the surrounding cities.
Membership to the league offers unique access to both league parties and Arizona Opera events throughout each season, offering the opportunity to hear professional opera singers in an intimate setting and to enjoy the company of fellow opera lovers.
How to Join
Become a Valley Friends member today!
Click HERE to start your Valley Friends Membership!
- $50 – single membership
- $75 – couples membership
Additional donations accepted! All proceeds go toward support Arizona Opera.
Membership is payable by Credit Card or personal check, payable to:
Valley Friends of Arizona Opera 1636 N.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Already support Arizona Opera at the $250+ level? You are an associate member of Valley Friends! Simply send us an email or give us a call to be added to our mailing list and join us for our next opera event!
For more information send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 602.218.7334
What We Do
Valley Friends provides events that give a personal opera experience to all of our members. We recognize that people vary in the types of opera events they enjoy and are able to attend, so we strive to provide many different experiences – “something for everyone” is our motto.
Your membership supports Arizona Opera while having fun! Valley Friends has many hosted seasonal events, in addition to Valley Friends’ exclusive events, members can also look forward to receiving special invitations to Arizona Opera events, including masterclasses, rehearsal experiences, private recitals by main stage opera singers, and backstage tours.
Check out some of the special events we have planned this season!
Season Welcome Potluck
August 28, 2019
Art & Arias
October 14, 2019
Fellow Travelers Cast Party
November 10, 2019
December 5, 2019
Behind the Scenes–OperaTunity!
January 11, 2020
Spring Opera Party
March 3, 2020
Season Farewell Potluck
April 14, 2020
In addition to fundraising and fabulous events, Valley Friends are also volunteers for many Arizona Opera events and performances including welcoming school children as they arrive for Student Night performance s, and help direct guests at the performance hall. See the inner workings of Arizona Opera and make new friends along the way!
Valley Friends 2019/20 Board of Directors
Kimberley Smith, President
Jeff Roames, Vice President
Gary Newman, Treasurer
Sharon Jackley, Secretary