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Seattle Opera.

Per the latest public health recommendations from Governor Inslee and King County Public Health, all Seattle Opera public events through March 31, 2020 are canceled. At this time events in April and May will continue as scheduled, including our production of La bohème. Learn more >

Board of Directors



John F. Nesholm


Brian Marks


Lesley Chapin Wyckoff

Immediate Past President:

Maryanne Tagney


Brendan Murphy


Milkana Brace



Vice Presidents:

Susan Macgregor Coughlin
James D. Cullen
Adam J. Fountain
A. Richard Gemperle
Bruce E. H. Johnson
Brian LaMacchia
Louise Miller
Jonathan Rosoff
Martha Sherman
Stephen A. Sprenger
Moya Vazquez
William T. Weyerhaeuser


Willie C. Aikens
Barry Bolding
Toby Bright
Brenda Bruns, M.D.
Susan Buske
Stella Choi-Ray
Janice C. Condit
Charles B. Cossé
Susan Detweiler, M.D.
Carolyn Eagan
Robert Fries
Leslie Giblett
Paul Goodrich
Jeffrey Hanna
Kennan Hollingsworth, M.D.
Ron Hosogi
Gary Houlahan
Michael Hyman
Tom McQuaid
Steven C. Phelps
Tom Puentes
James David Raisbeck
Joshua Rodriguez
Jean Stark
Russell F. Tousley
Judy Tsou
James Uhlir
Susanne Wakefield, Ph.D.
Joan S. Watjen
Scott Wyatt

Representatives to the Board:

Gayle Charlesworth, Seattle Opera Guild
Carissa Castaldo, Seattle Opera Chorus
Evan Bennett, BRAVO!
Eric Jacobs, The Seattle Symphony and Opera Players' Association

Main Photo © Neil Mackenzie