OPERA brings together music, poetry, drama, and visual arts—a fabulous way to engage children’s mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual being.

Bellissima Opera artists Christine Steyer and Jean-Claude Orfali perform for students in 2019.
Bellissima Opera Outreach Artists Kimberly Jones, Victor Garcia, Paul Dykstra, and Christine Steyer are joined by Dan Perkins, Working In Concert’s Claudia Hommel, and Holy Trinity’s President Tim Bopp and Director of Music Jessica Jagielnik.
Bellissima Opera Outreach Artists Christine Steyer, Bill McMurray, Anatoliy Tochinskiy and James Sanders are joined by Dan Perkins, Working In Concert’s Claudia Hommel and Cappy Kidd, and Catalyst School Vice-Principal Erika Whitehead.
Bellissima Opera in the classroom, celebrating the beauty and uniqueness of every voice with 24,000 youths since 2008.

Since 2008, Bellissima Opera Outreach has presented live music to 24,000 young people from Kindergarten to 12th grade. Our seasoned and diverse professionals are soloists with some of the country’s leading opera companies and orchestras. Our program presents unamplified vocal music in a variety of genres. Each concert, whether it be in the intimacy of the students’ classroom or the assembly hall, is followed by an engaging question and answer session.

To inquire about Bellissima Opera Artists coming to your school, contact Bellissima Opera Artistic Director Christine Steyer.

Bellissima Opera Outreach has performed at these schools:

Al Raby High School
Banneker Elementary
Catalyst School (Austin)
Chicago International Charter 
Chickaming Elementary
Claremont Math & Science Academy
Holy Trinity High School
Lane Tech High School

Kinzie Elementary
Lincoln Middle School
Nicolas Senn High School
Notre Dame for Girls
Oak Park River Forest ​High School
River Valley Elementary
Sommerset Elementary
St. Bernadine 
St. Ferdinand

St. John’s Elementary
St. Mary of the Woods Elementary
St. Robert Bellarmine
Three Oaks High School
Three Oaks Elementary
Unity School
Walther Lutheran High School