San Francisco's Home for Great Concerts since 1970

The Opera Academy of California

In the visually stunning and acoustically well balanced venue of the Old First Church, emerging artists from The Opera Academy program will perform in six master classes with world renowned opera directors, singers, and coaches. Audiences can see masters at work and witness the process of the emerging artist improving in performance right on the stage. Artists will also present collections of operas finest Arias in three recitals. Works of Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, Strauss and more will be performed. Participating Artists represent some of the finest emerging opera talent of the San Francisco Bay Area and the world.

Old First Concerts has volunteer opportunities available!

Our concerts rely on the generosity of volunteers to assist with simple tasks like:


distributing programs

box office

set-up and clean-up

Scheduling is flexible — you choose when to work! We especially need helping hands for our Friday and Saturday night performances.

An excellent opportunity for students, seniors, or anyone who possesses a love for music!

If you’d like to consider volunteering with Old First Concerts, please contact for more information.

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