"It is with greathest enthusiasm that I serve this innovative opera project as their vocal consultant. WMOP is playing a major, unique role in offering local singers and audiences alike 'operatunities' to explore and experience this great art in novel, appealingly accessible ways. I predict a great future for this much needed organization."
- Nicholas Loren, vocal consultant
After one of our concerts a student was inspired to sing in the bathroom and his mother asked what he was doing. "It's OK mom, I'm just 'operaing'!"
- inspired student
MISSION:The West Michigan Opera Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing unprecedented workshop and performance opportunities to singers of all ages and is dedicated to educational outreach, as well as community enrichment.
We have the following offerings:
-a two act American opera sung in English
Puccini's Suor Angelica
- a 53 minute one act opera packed full of beauty and drama. Sung in Italian.
Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro
- a two hour reduction of one of opera's most cherished comedies. Full of twisted plots with outrageous outcomes. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.
Drama Queens! concert
-a collection of opera's greatest arias. This concert can be "made to order" to fit your needs.