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Houston Grand Opera Reviews

Updated June 6, 2014
Updated June 6, 2014
4 Reviews
3.4
4 Reviews

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  1.  

    Great people, great art, great company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Houston Grand Opera

    Pros

    Incredibly family atmosphere, some of the best opera in the world

    Cons

    Incapable and nontransparent senior management.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent reputation. Professional staff. Great team.

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    Current Employee - Director in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Director in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Houston Grand Opera full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Supportive artistic and administrative team. Active community support. Excellent artistic product.

    Cons

    Long hours. Inconsistent leadership. Compensation not keeping pace with external market or growth of company in all but the most senior positions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good first job.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Houston Grand Opera

    Pros

    Opportunities to see opera. Interesting and challenging.

    Cons

    Lots of nights and weekends

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    HGO

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Houston Grand Opera

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, flexible work arrangements, great product, some very fun people as colleagues, interesting work, making a difference in the arts.

    Cons

    some senior management members are not very good at their jobs and they don't seem to communicate well with people below them

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do you realize that the people who work for you are more important than fancy new productions of operas that we might be able to rent for less money? Given the current economic climate, audiences in Houston would be OK with great singers on a rented set.

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