Volunteer

Would You Like to Volunteer?

Become a part of the magic! Opera Idaho is looking for Opera lovers who want to work behind the scenes and volunteer to help bring the Opera to life!

Whether you are new to Opera Idaho or a dedicated volunteer, we hope you will join us for our volunteer luncheon. This is our way to thank everyone who has helped us throughout the season and to welcome new volunteers into the fold. Not only will you learn about the amazing productions we have planned for the upcoming season, but you will also learn about the may volunteering opportunities that will present themselves throughout the season.

Volunteer Luncheon
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 12:00pm
Lunch courtesy of Opera Idaho


As an Opera Idaho volunteer, you will have the opportunity to…

  • Attend a volunteer kick-off luncheon in the early fall
  • Participate in committees
  • Attend volunteer socials
  • Attend and assist at Opera Idaho special events
  • Plan signature events and fundraisers
  • Assist with various office tasks
  • Meet international opera stars
  • Set and achieve goals for the opera
  • If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please fill out the Volunteer Information Form below.


Volunteer of the Year

Once a year, the staff chooses a volunteer that goes above and beyond to help wherever needed.

  • 2017-2018 Carla Fromm & Ellen McKinney
  • 2016-2017 Susan Jones
  • 2015-2016 Ivana Gigante
  • 2014-2015 Regina Montenegro
  • 2013-2014 Rose-Marie & Max Bearden and Alize Norman
  • 2012-2013 Vicke Lee
  • 2011-2012 Mike Stanton
  • 2010-2011 Trish Ebsworth and Marvin Hansen
  • 2009-2010 Dan Monasterio & Eric Jones
  • 2008-2009 Jimsi Kuborn and Stan Fornander
  • 2007-2008 Bernadette Bonaminio
  • 2006-2007 Leslie Garrett

Thank You to Our Volunteers!

Last season was very successful for Opera Idaho, and that is in large part due to our dedicated group of local volunteers.

As our way of extending thanks here is a list with all the names of the generous folk who donated time and energy to Opera Idaho through the years. Current* as of August 1, 2018

RL Adler
Bret Amideo
Kaye Andrijeski
Harlan Andrijeski
Naomi Aylward
Heather Ballantyne
Abygail Ballantyne
Casidee Ballantyne
Leah Barrus
Kathleen Beynun
Phoebe Boelter
Tina Bronner
Caitlin Carlberg
Willis Carr
Glenna Crawforth
Dillon Davis
Mark Desmond
Michele Detwiler
Marissa Dey
Kristen Dittman
Jason Dittman
Rich Ellinger
Bae Emilson
Stan Fornander
Carla Fromm
Kent Gardner
Leslie Garrett
Ivana Gigante
Linda Grane
Patricia Gribben
Brett Hamilton
Kay Hardy
Chris Hatch
Sue Hebert
Don Hendrickson
Tamara Hess
Geoffrey Hill
Kendra Hillier
Helena Howell
Sharon Hubler
Christopher Huntley
Cathy Ingle
Rebecca Jauquet
Susan Jones
Eric Jones
Thomas J. Katsilometes
Effie Kaufman
Mandy Kayler
Kelly Kingsford
Vicki Kreimeyer
Steve Kuykendall
Anne Lawler
Vicke Lee
Carol MacGregor
Barbara Martin-Sparrow
Lynne Mattison
Susan May
Jean McCabe
Yvonne McCoy
Ellen McKinney
Evangel McVicker
Christopher Meyer
Jessica Meyers
Lori Miller
Lee Miller
Dan Monasterio
Regina Montenegro
Carol Montgomery
Barbara Myhre
Patrick Myhre
Wendy Neufeld
Kathleen Neville
Carol Nie
Krista Niswander
Alize Norman
Cherylanne North
Gizella O’Neil
Lori Otter
Andrew Owczarek
Jason Pearce
Rob Perez
Connie Poiser
Dan Popkey
Tina Reminger-Carpenter
Monica Revoczi
Jodi Reynolds
Karla Rosa
Laura Rushing-Raynes
Bonnie Salewski
Christopher Salove
Amanda Sampson
Linda Secretan
Nadamayi Shanti
Laura Simic
Jeff Smith
Roger Sparrow
Aletha Sullivan
Nancylee Summervill
Claire Tardiff
Pam Thomas
Mark Thompson
William Thompson
Michael Treinen
Sherry Vogel
Anita Weissberg
Michael Wetherell
Jenna Whitlock
Brodie Whitlock
Bill Wilkinson
Jim Williams
Janny Wing
George Wing
Shawna Yant
Yao Yin
* We tried to include everyone who volunteered. If we failed to mention your name or know of someone who volunteered but is not mentioned, please let us know so we may post the update on this list.
** We routinely acknowledge our volunteers in printed materials – if you do not want to be listed, please let us know as well.