Education and Community

Washington National Opera provides numerous opportunities for students of all ages to experience opera.

The 2018-2019 WNO Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists

This resident training program of WNO offers artists on the verge of international careers a course of intensive training, study, career guidance, and performance opportunities in Washington, DC and beyond.

WNO Young Artists Program Emerging singers and pianists on the verge of professional careers present a program of opera, operetta, and zarzuela, capping off Washington National Opera’s citywide celebration of National Opera Week.

WNO Opera Institute

WNO’s Opera Institute is an intensive three-week summer training program for dedicated young singers from around the country who are interested in a career in opera.

WNO Young Associates

WNO Young Associates provides high school students in the Greater Washington, DC area the opportunity to explore opera as an art form and the many careers possible within the field.