Merola Student ConneXion Program

Merola Opera Program
2019 Student ConneXion Program



"We need to continue to spread the word and invite people into this fascinating, magical, life-changing world."

Joyce DiDonato (Merola 1997)


The application deadline for the 2019 Student ConneXion Program is Monday, May 13, 2019.


Click to download a PDF or a Word application.
Please send completed application to Hilda Li at hli@merola.org or
Merola ConneXion Program, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite S, San Francisco, CA, 94102




2019 Student ConneXion Calendar


These are all the events and performances that ConneXion members are invited to attend. Members must attend a minimum of five (5) of these to keep in good standing.

Thursday, June 13 | 6:15 pm
Required ConneXion welcome orientation followed by Jane Eaglen master class at 7:00 pm
Attendance at this orientation is required. Please do not apply if you are unable to attend.
SF Conservatory of Music (50 Oak Street)

Wednesday, June 19 | 7:00 pm
Warren Jones master class
San Francisco Conservatory of Music (50 Oak Street)

Sunday, June 23 | 7:00 pm
Merola Auditions for the General Director
No late seating. Doors open at 6:30 pm
War Memorial Opera House (301 Van Ness Avenue)

Thursday, June 27 | 7:00 pm
Kevin Murphy master class
San Francisco Conservatory of Music (50 Oak Street)

Wednesday, July 10 | 6:00 pm
Schwabacher Summer Concert Dress Rehearsal
San Francisco Conservatory of Music (50 Oak Street)

Wednesday, July 17 | 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Day at Merola
San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Zellerbach Rehearsal Hall

Monday, July 29, 6:00 pm
If I Were You Dress Rehearsal
Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue)

Tuesday, July 30, 4:00 pm
If I Were You Dress Rehearsal
Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue)

Thursday, August 8 | 7:00 pm
William Burden master class
San Francisco Conservatory of Music (50 Oak Street)

Saturday, August 17 | 7:30pm
Merola Grand Finale
War Memorial Opera House (301 Van Ness Avenue)

Privacy Policy: We collect this data to determine if you are eligible for the Student ConneXion program. The data is kept in a secure facility and only used to determine eligibility and standing. The data is not shared with anyone outside of Merola and only on a "need to know" basis. The information is destroyed after two years.