Graham Wright, a 2000 Furman graduate, is founder of Opus Affair, a non-profit organization in Boston that hosts monthly informal meetings for those interested in the arts. Since he founded the organization six years ago, it’s grown to 5,000 members and now spans two cities. BostInno checked with Wright to ask about the future of Opus Affair, and get the scoop on the group’s most anticipated event of the year: the Big Party.
A former MIT Ph.D. candidate in chemistry who dropped out to become a professional opera singer, Wright graduated from Furman with a degree in chemistry, but also studied voice and trombone at the university in addition to being a member of the Furman Singers and Furman Opera Theater. He earned a master’s degree from MIT before becoming an opera singer and Special Programs Coordinator at the Museum of Science in Boston.