The Opera Omaha Guild is a dedicated group of men and women who actively support Opera Omaha’s fundraising, community engagement and education programs. Members plan and promote events such as Cotillion (etiquette classes for area sixth graders), social luncheons, educational activities, opera study groups, and pre-performance parties.

Interested in joining the Opera Omaha Guild?

Download Membership Form or call 402-346-7372.

2022-2023 Executive Committee

Deb Peterson

Erin Sample

President Elect
Kelly Sanford

Past President
Josie Wadman

VP Education
April Nebel

VP Fundraising
Connie Kinnear

VP Membership
Lora Kaup

VP Social
Vivian Davis

Corresponding Secretary
Mark Maser

Recording Secretary
Gwen Olney

Lisa Hagstrom

Cotillion Liaison

At large board members

Betty Foster
Cindy Hanley
Sheila McNeill
Mary Ellen Mulcahy
Pauline Quinn
Sherry Taxman
Sara Young

2022 Cotillion

Cotillion classes will take place on Sundays starting on October 2, 2022, and ending on November 6, 2022, with the Graduation event on Saturday, November 12, 2022. The 2022 Cotillion is open to both 6th and 7th graders.

Registration will open on Monday, August 1, 2022.

If you would like to be added to our Cotillion email list to receive updates, please email Rebecca Ihnen

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