Maryville College student Rebecca Branton is the winner of the region’s first-ever Opera Poster Competition. In addition to a $750 prize, she also has bragging rights as the designer of the official opera poster for Knoxville Opera’s upcoming production of Mefistfole at the Tennessee Theatre March 4 & 6, 2022. Rebecca Branton is deeply involved at Maryville College as SGA Public Relations Officer, AIGA President, and Beeson Village Resident Assistant. She is a double major in Design and Psychology.
Knoxville Opera’s mission is to provide the residents of East Tennessee with high-quality, locally produced opera and to contribute to the future of the operatic art form by educating the community about opera and its role in our culture.
Knoxville Opera, founded in 1978, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose programs are made possible, in part, by major funding from Tennessee Arts Commission, Aslan Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Pilot Flying J, Regal Cinemas, The Sood Family, Nancy & Charlie Wagner, Steve & Ann Bailey, City of Knoxville, Knox County, KaTom Restaurant Supply, Knoxville Pediatric Association, Home Federal Bank, FirstBank, and East Tennessee Foundation.