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