Annie Burridge - Senior Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Senior Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Annie Burridge is the Senior Vice President, Institutional Advancement, for the Opera Philadelphia. Annie oversees all income, marketing, and development operations for the Opera, including more than $10 million in annual earned and contributed revenue. With the company since 2007, Annie previously served as the Director of Development, completing a $5-million major gifts campaign and increasing the company’s overall contributed income by 76% in three years.

Annie also serves as Adjunct Faculty at Drexel University, where she has taught Writing for the Arts and Fund Development for the Arts in the Arts Administration graduate program. Before switching her focus to administration, Annie performed with numerous opera companies and orchestras, and was a young artist with Des Moines Metro Opera and Pensacola Opera. Annie holds a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration from the University of Pennsylvania; a M.M. in Voice Performance and a M.M. in Opera Studies from the New England Conservatory; and graduated the Valedictorian of the College of Arts and Architecture at Penn State University, where she earned a B.M. in Voice Performance with a Minor in Business Administration.