Help Emily sing in Napa Valley!

Hi friends! 

I have been offered a wonderful opportunity to sing a role in the Napa Music Festival this summer, but as with most singing opportunities, there are expenses involved. While I am currently working multiple jobs to afford grad school, there is no room in the budget to cover the expenses for the festival, and yet, I need a major role on my resume in order to be considered for more advanced roles. GoFundMe was suggested to me as a means to accomplish my goals. I am hoping to raise $4,000 to cover the tuition of the program and travel expenses. This includes all of the work for the opera, as well as private lessons and master classes with coaches and instructors from all over the country. It also covers housing and my flights to and from Napa Valley.  Any donations help, and all are heartfully appreciated. I've included reward levels, so that I can give back as a way to say thank you. 

Lots of Love, 
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    • $100 
    • 85 mos
  • Rene Bowditch  
    • $600 
    • 85 mos
  • Emily Backal 
    • $25 
    • 85 mos
  • Teresa 
    • $50 
    • 85 mos
  • Barbara Nix 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 86 mos
See all


Emily Blair Smith 
Chicago, IL
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