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Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
Dec 16, 2015

10 Days of Gifting: American Airlines Giveaway Rules

American Airlines Travel Certificates – Terms & Conditions  Procedures for requesting Travel Authorization Certificates (each a Travel Certificate”) will be provided to Organization or recipient upon receipt of the signed Agreement. Travel Certificates have no value except when redeemed in accordance with the terms and conditions listed below. Travel Certificates are not transferable or refundable. Travel Certificates are subject to availability of promotional inventories and...

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An Attitude of Gratitude
Dec 09, 2015

An Attitude of Gratitude

We have the attitude of gratitude! Here’s to some of the amazing people who, through their support, talents, and endless enthusiasm, make Wolf Trap possible. We asked them: What does Wolf Trap mean to you? “There are several reasons why I love Wolf Trap. The Filene Center, The Barns, and Children’s Theatre-in-the Woods are beautiful venues and provide an awesome experience. The schedules always provide...

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10 Days of Gifting – Annual Holiday Facebook Contest Rules
Dec 04, 2015

10 Days of Gifting – Annual Holiday Facebook Contest Rules

Contest Rules: SPONSOR. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (“Foundation” or “Sponsor”), 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182. TERM. Sweepstakes begins at 9:30 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, December 7, 2015 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on Friday, December 18, 2015. (“Sweepstakes Period”) ELIGIBILITY. Wolf Trap Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia) who...

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Holiday Recipes from Chef Chris
Nov 23, 2015

Holiday Recipes from Chef Chris

Looking for something special to add to your holiday meal? Wolf Trap Executive Chef Chris Faessen has the perfect recipes for you:  Sweet Potato Mashed Yields: Approx 4 servings 4 pounds sweet potatoes (about 10 sweet potatoes) peeled cut into 1 inch cubes 1 ½ cups butter cut into cubes 3 tbls brown sugar ½ tsp ground cinnamon ¼ tsp ground nutmeg 4 tbls pure maple...

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Workshop Recap: Movers & Shakers
Nov 16, 2015

Workshop Recap: Movers & Shakers

On Saturday, November 14, 2015, Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Terlene Terry-Todd held a sold-out professional development workshop for educators called “Movers and Shakers.” This program is a new workshop that first premiered in Singapore in the summer. This session marked the first time that the workshop was held in the U.S.! The program is focused on STEM and includes arts experiences about the sun,...

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Wolf Trap’s Inaugural Chamber Music Artistic Advisor: Jonathan Biss
Nov 16, 2015

Wolf Trap’s Inaugural Chamber Music Artistic Advisor: Jonathan Biss

World-renowned pianist Jonathan Biss is joining Wolf Trap Foundation as its first Chamber Music Artistic Advisor. In addition to his performance schedule, he has spent eight summers at the Marlboro Music Festival, and has written extensively for prestigious media outlets about the composers with whom he shares a stage. A member of the faculty of his alma mater, the Curtis Institute of Music, since 2010,...

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Commitment to Society
Nov 10, 2015

Commitment to Society

Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell recently led a 2-week in-class residency at a preschool in Rajkot, Gujarat in India. During this residency Christina worked with children, ages 3-5, in performing arts integrated sessions while also facilitating quality professional development for their classroom teachers. Read the final blog post in her series below! It seems nearly impossible to summarize everything that I’ve seen and done in the last...

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Growing – India Residency with Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell
Nov 05, 2015

Growing – India Residency with Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell

Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell recently led a 2-week in-class residency at a preschool in Rajkot, Gujarat in India. During this residency Christina worked with children, ages 3-5, in performing arts integrated sessions while also facilitating quality professional development for their classroom teachers. Enjoy a blog post from her series below! There has been a lot of growth at MANJUL Playhouse and Nursery this week....

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The Barns Celebrates 35 Years
Nov 04, 2015

The Barns Celebrates 35 Years

Presenting Extraordinary Artists Under its Rustic Roof Wolf Trap is a foundation for the performing arts—one that supports an inspiring, nurturing, provocative, and enduring environment for artists and audiences. When Wolf Trap founder Catherine Filene Shouse relocated two 18th-century barns from upstate New York to Virginia to serve as a performance space, she strengthened that foundation significantly. In The Barns, artists of every genre perform....

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Oct 23, 2015

The New Menu at The Barns

Fancy flatbreads and craft brews you can bring right to your seats?! Yes please. The Barns menu got a makeover for the 35th anniversary season, and early reviews rave “The Barns at Wolf Trap takes dinner and a show to a whole new level.” Check out some of our favorites (did we mention the peanut butter cup panini?), then taste for yourself at your next...

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A Taste of What’s Coming to The Barns: Part IV
Oct 23, 2015

A Taste of What’s Coming to The Barns: Part IV

For the 4th installment in our series, hear about Jonathan Biss – who will kick off the Chamber Music Season at The Barns! ____ Jonathan Biss Friday, October 23rd at 7:30pm Jonathan Biss is not only the first artist to perform as a part of the Chamber Music at The Barns series this season, but he was actually the inaugural Founder’s Day Celebration artist! A world-renowned...

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Wolf Trap Opera Audition Tour 2016
Oct 23, 2015

Wolf Trap Opera Audition Tour 2016

The Wolf Trap Opera team is currently on the fall audition tour, hearing over 500 singers in preparation for next summer’s opera season. Kim Pensinger Witman, Wolf Trap Opera’s Senior Director, takes us behind the scenes  of the audition tour and gives an update on the journey so far! For more updates on the Wolf Trap Opera team & the Audition Tour, click here – and look for our...

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