Guild Members–Join us for the Annual Meeting via ZOOM on June 9 beginning at 11 a.m. Click here to be forwarded to the Members Only page for the link and more details.

There is still time to make your reservation for Tom Bankston’s reception as shown below.

Please click on the Reserve Now Button below to make your reservations. We look forward to seeing everyone for this celebration of Tom’s accomplishments and hard work.


Tom Bankston Celebrates 25 Years as Dayton Opera’s Artistic Director

The Opera Guild of Dayton wishes to honor Dayton Opera Artistic Director Tom Bankston with a donation in his honor to the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance in celebration of his 25th Anniversary and upcoming retirement this season.

Be a sweetheart and join the Guild in this recognition of his operatic achievements by contributing online by clicking the DONATE button. We extend our heartfelt thanks to you.


Members and Friends

Thank you for your input on a recent survey. As the Opera Guild plans its future, the Board of Directors will be utilizing your valuable input as we evaluate options for the coming months.


Tri-State College Vocal Competition

Despite all of the cancellations and postponements, Chair Ginger Minneman conducted an all-remote and electronic version of this longstanding spring Competition. Click here for the results and the opportunity to hear some of the winning performers.


Opera Volunteers International

Opera Guild of Dayton is a proud member of Opera Volunteers International.  The support and sharing with other opera organizations is important to the success of all of our programs. Their website provides valuable updates and information at