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Opera Carolina Harmonizes with Corder Philips for 2008/2009 Operatic Season

April 02, 2008

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    April 02, 2008
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    Opera Carolina News

Opera Carolina Harmonizes with Corder Philips for 2008/2009 Operatic Season

Charlotte, N.C. – Opera Carolina, the largest professional opera company in the Carolinas, has selected Corder Philips as its creative agency for its 2008/2009 operatic season. In the agreement, Corder Philips will update current promotional materials for the new season's five operas.

"We chose Corder Philips for their reputable client services and progressive creative ability," said James Meena, General Director and Principal Conductor of Opera Carolina. "It's also clear that Corder Philips shares a strong passion for the arts, as their creative materials truly set them apart during the selection process. We are thrilled to be partnered with such a talented agency, and look forward to them taking Opera Carolina to the next level."

Corder Philips will work on campaign, season and ticket materials, including the main opera brochure, posters, season ads, show ads, billboards, postcards, and radio, TV and online ads.

"We're very excited to be working with Opera Carolina," said Burt Philips, managing director of Corder Philips. "Opera Carolina's 60-year history in Charlotte is tremendous, and we look forward to developing creative materials that will highlight this as well as the talent and entertainment coming to the Queen City."

About Opera Carolina (www.operacarolina.org)
Founded in 1948 as the Charlotte Opera Association by a small group of volunteers, Opera Carolina today is the largest professional opera company in the Carolinas with an operating budget of $3.5 million. The mission of Opera Carolina is to inspire the region's diverse community through the presentation of excellent Opera, Operetta, Music Theater, and Education & Outreach programs that elevate the quality of life in the Carolinas. Opera Carolina is a community resource with a commitment to artistic excellence and community service.

Opera Carolina is supported by the Arts & Science Council-Charlotte/Mecklenburg, Inc., The North Carolina Arts Council, an agency funded by the state of North Carolina, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Opera Carolina is a member of OPERA America.

About Corder Philips
Based in Charlotte, Corder Philips (www.corderphilips.com) offers a broad range of marketing communication services including strategic planning, advertising design, public relations, interactive web design and media buying. Since 1983, the firm has helped clients throughout the Southeast attain business goals and convey their brand stories through targeted communications solutions.

For more information, contact Lauren Robinson, Corder Philips, 704.338.7210 or lrobinson@corderphilips.com.