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Friends of the COC

5th Annual Voice Recital
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Dabney Lounge
Begins at 7:00 pm
Free admission

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  About Us

  • The Caltech Opera Club (COC) was founded in 2002 to promote increased interactions among diverse members of the Caltech community through a shared interest in opera. The club also serves to expand and enrich cultural experiences of its members.
  • The members include undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, postdocs, faculty and staff.
  • Club gatherings are held at lunchtime during which guest speakers present talks on operas and its composers. Gatherings are informal to promote social interactions in a relaxed setting.
What do we do?
  • Come and join us at our gatherings to enrich your opera-going experience.
  • We get-together in an informal and friendly setting.
  • We listen to great music.
  • We hear interesting lectures on operas and composers.
Who can join our club?
  • Anyone affiliated with Caltech or JPL is welcome to our club: Undergraduates, Graduate students, Alumni, Postdocs, Faculty and Staff, including their family members
  • No prior knowledge of opera is required
  • We donít sing, so you donít need to have a good singing voice to be a member.
What does it cost to join?
  • Absolutely nothing! We donít charge membership fees.
When do we meet?
  • We meet at lunchtime.
  • You are welcome to bring your lunch to our gatherings.
What are the benefits of joining the club?
  • A chance to learn more about opera and enrich your life with beautiful music.
  • Meeting members of the Caltech community through shared interest
  • College Club memberships (with the Los Angeles Opera) for a selected group of students, both undergrad and graduate students
How can you join?