Friends of Tri-Cities Opera


What is the Friends of Tri-Cities Opera?

Volunteer Opportunities

The volunteer opportunities provided to the Friends of Tri-Cities Opera reach all aspects of the company. Whatever your prior experience, there is a place for you with us! Volunteering to work with the Tri-Cities Opera is a rewarding, valued experience shared by a special group of people each season. Opportunities are available all across the organization.

Friends of Tri-Cities Opera members get involved because they love the opera, they are looking for new job experiences, or they just want to be involved.

Opportunities are available in the following areas:


The Office

  • Box Office Duties
  • Mailings
  • Answering Phones
  • Data Entry
  • Website Maintenance
  • Subscriber Drives
  • Donor Drives

Scene & Costume Shops

  • Production Assistance
  • Stitching
  • Scenic Painting


  • Hair and Makeup
  • Costume Support
  • Ushering
  • Program Stuffing
  • OpShop

Special Events

  • Fundraising Support
  • Event Setup/Cleanup
  • Donation Solicitation
  • Display Booth Personnel

Artist Support

  • Host Housing
  • Rehearsal Snacks
  • Rehearsal Meals
  • Transportation Coordination
  • Loaner Vehicles



Membership Support

The $35 per-person annual membership fee required to join Friends of Tri-Cities Opera directly supports Tri-Cities Opera in its efforts to train young singers via the Resident Artist Training Program and the Opera-Go-Round touring education program.


Friends of Tri-Cities Opera receive vouchers for admission to our two recitals, an exclusive viewing of a closed piano rehearsal, a listing in the program book and a listing on our website. It is not necessary to become a member of Friends of Tri-Cities Opera to volunteer, but membership can enhance your volunteer experience.

Join Today

For more information on the role you can play within the Friends of Tri-Cities Opera, please download the Friends of Tri-Cities Opera Fact Sheet or contact us at (607) 772-0400. Whether you choose to purchase your membership online, by mail or in person, please fill out and submit the Friends of Tri-Cities Opera Membership Form.