Opera Affiliates

Opera Affiliates has served as the social and fundraising arm of Opera Grand Rapids for 22 years. OA’s fun events have raised more than $200,000 to support Opera Grand Rapids.

To join Opera Affiliates, contact Joe Kozakiewicz at 616.638.1938 or kozakiewiczj@yahoo.com.


Pre-Opera Dinners

Opera Affiliates makes it easy to enjoy dinner and the opera. Join Opera Grand Rapids Artistic Director Maestro James Meena and other opera fans for an intimate dinner before the opera. Proceeds of each dinner benefit Opera Grand Rapids.

October 13, 2017  |  5:30 PM               Rigoletto
University Club

May 4, 2018  |  5:30 PM               The Marriage of Figaro
University Club

Reservations will be made available soon. Please check back.


OA Members

Anne Berquist
Susan Bowers
Cathy Brady*
Jessica Coe*
Nichole Derks*
Lisa DeFerrari and Dan DeWitt
Jon and Mary Ann DeWitt*
Bill and Anita Eerdmans*
Paul and Bridget Farr*
Bill and Cecile Fehsenfeld*
Kate Folkert
Amy Freeburg*
Angela Freier
Fran and Joe Hall*
June Hall
Cassandra Hayes*
Donna Hecker*
Janet Heindrichs
James Helm
Nathan Hickman*
Michelle Hoexum*
Jerene Hofman-Bodkins
John Hunting*
Win and Kyle Irwin*
Hon. Donald and Shaula Johnston*
Juliana Kartsimas
Bill and Nella Kennedy*
Joe Kozakiewicz and Jennell Challa*
Mary Kroon*
Michael Loughman
Arend and Nancy Lubbers*
Kenneth Matheson
Phil Mitchell*
Judy Oberholtzer
Thomas and Jean Stein Pascoe*
Alice Porter-Landis*
Jennifer Potter
Roland Prevost
Madelyn Reges*
Patricia and Peter Renucci*
Suzanne Richards
Ashley Roberts
Milt and Barbara Rohwer*
Abraham and Anne Rossi*
Alwyn and Chris Rougier-Chapman*
Susan K. Schalon*
Amanda Sherlip*
Diane St. Claire and Tom Northway*
Carl Strodtman*
John and Cheryl Tully*
Guenter Tusch
George and Dorothy VandeWoude*
Pat Waring*
Arlene Warners
Sarah Watson

*Sustaining or family membership