The Duquesne University Opera Workshop, under the direction of Guenko Guechev, is a training and performing ensemble open to undergraduate and graduate voice students. Each year, the Opera Workshop gives a fully-staged production, an operatic scenes evening, an aria evening and outreach performances in the community.
Recent Opera Workshop productions have included Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring, Gian Carlo Menotti's Medium and Telephone, Cimarosa's Il matrimonio Segreto?, Mascagni's Zanetto, Cavelieri's Rusticana, Mozart's Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, La Finta Giardiniera and The Magic Flute. In more recent years, fine productions of Puccini's Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicci, as well as Mark Adamo's Little Women have been performed.
Opera Workshop members have had various opportunities to travel and perform internationally, including many venues in Bulgaria and China.