Garrett Park Elementary School students were treated to special opera piano concerts on Wednesday (for grades K-2) and Thursday (for grades 3-5). As part of the Feel The Opera Initiative, the concerts were performed at no cost to the school and sponsored by MDLO Founder, Artistic Director, and Philanthropist Brad Clark.
“These concerts are some of the most rewarding experiences for the performers as the energy and excitement displayed by the students is really impossible to describe,” Matthew Woorman, General Manager of Maryland Lyric Opera told MyMCM.”We believe strongly that you only get one chance at a first impression and we believe opera is for everyone. Taking down the barriers and demystifying the art form to provide access is important to us as opera is for everyone!” Woodman added.
Opera is for everyone especially the next generation of opera goers and performers! MDLO’s Feel the Opera Initiative is off to a great start with our efforts to bring opera to the classroom. We have collaborated with several elementary, middle, and high schools in the (cont) pic.twitter.com/ZhgfeZdqpF
— Maryland Lyric Opera (@MDLyricOpera) February 2, 2023