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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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A Taste of What’s Coming at The Barns: Part III
Oct 20, 2015

A Taste of What’s Coming at The Barns: Part III

For the 3rd installment in our series, Sara Beesley, Wolf Trap’s Director of Programming, gives us the details on a local, rising country act – and why this show is a must-see! ____ Old Dominion  Thursday, October 22, 7 + 9:30pm This Virginia-rooted, Billboard chart-climbing country band is also making its debut at The Barns. The “Break Up With Him” hitmakers recently announced their tour with...

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Small Miracles – India Residency with Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell
Oct 16, 2015

Small Miracles – India Residency with Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell

Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell will lead a 2-week in-class residency at a preschool in Rajkot, Gujarat in India. During this residency Christina will engage children, ages 3-5, in performing arts integrated sessions while also facilitating quality professional development for their classroom teachers. Enjoy her first blog post below!  Education is a collection of small miracles. As a Master Teaching Artist for the...

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Listen: Sister Sparrow
Oct 16, 2015

Listen: Sister Sparrow

  Album: The Weather Below Artist: Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds Track: (2) Sugar For more info, visit wolftrap.org/b/110515.


Oct 14, 2015

Education Partnership: Arts Integrated Instruction in Singapore

Engaging teachers and young children in active learning through the arts, Wolf Trap is elated to partner with Singapore’s National Arts Council and Early Childhood Development Agency in their expansion of their early education programs with arts integrated instruction! Highlighted in the video above, this partnership demonstrates the amazing benefits of engaging teachers and young children in active arts-integration learning in the classroom. Linking music,...

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A Taste of What’s Coming up at The Barns: Part II
Oct 13, 2015

A Taste of What’s Coming up at The Barns: Part II

Next up in our series, Sara Beesley, Wolf Trap’s Director of Programming, gives us the inside scoop on the latest Barns’ show that you don’t want to miss! ____ Benjamin Clementine Wednesday, October 14 at 8 pm For the first time ever, British/French musician Benjamin Clementine will perform in the DC area as a part of his limited engagement tour in the US. The New York...

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The Internship Experience
Oct 09, 2015

The Internship Experience

Wolf Trap internships give budding professionals a competitive edge—whether they seek jobs in the arts or any other field.  Click below to hear firsthand accounts of the internship experience at Wolf Trap: What Wolf Trap Interns are saying: This internship has been invaluable. I have learned a great deal about the music industry in being able to participate in the background workings of a summer season...

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300 years old and 35 years young
Oct 08, 2015

300 years old and 35 years young

The 35th anniversary season at The Barns at Wolf Trap is just days away! To celebrate, we’re sprucing up and  taking you behind-the-scenes to check out the changes going on in  this 18th-century venue in time for the opening! Performance Space & Entryway To start, we’ve added a pop of color to the walls and ceilings—and new carpeting in the hallways and balcony entrance. A...

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