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Destination Wolf Trap: Western Africa
Feb 09, 2017

Destination Wolf Trap: Western Africa

With an evening at The Barns, there’s no need to cross continents or state lines. Your destination for great music, near and far, arrives all in one place. This season, follow Wolf Trap on a musical journey to many corners of the globe and find exotic treasures originating here in the DC area. View Schedule. Location: Western Africa Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal For fans of:...

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Sharing Stories of Learning Through the Arts
Feb 06, 2017

Sharing Stories of Learning Through the Arts

At Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, we hear every day about the ways our Teaching Artists are making a difference in the lives of the children and teachers they serve. We’ve heard countless stories – like using the classic tale The Three Little Pigs to help children acquire and practice language skills and learn engineering concepts by playing the parts of...

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Love Me, Love Me Not
Feb 06, 2017

Love Me, Love Me Not

Valentine’s Day is one of the more controversial dates on the holiday calendar, evoking blissful anticipation and gut-wrenching dread in equal measure. The artists coming to The Barns at Wolf Trap over the next couple of weeks have music for every mood, from jubilation to heartbreak. Eric Paslay (February 10): The country crooner knows it’s not your fault if she doesn’t quite trust you. It’s his....

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Barns Jazz Artists Offer Fresh Takes on Historic Tracks
Feb 06, 2017

Barns Jazz Artists Offer Fresh Takes on Historic Tracks

“If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know,” said the great Louis Armstrong. In both style and substance, the music defies definition, but one thing is undisputed: Jazz is a quintessential American musical form steeped in black history. From its birth in black communities in New Orleans in the early 20th century, right up to the present day, jazz has always invited...

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Jan 30, 2017

12 Wolf Trap Artists to Watch at the Grammy Awards

From award-show veterans to first-time nominees, we’re celebrating the Grammy nominations of 12 of our recent and future artists. Watch live on February 12 to find out who takes home the most coveted prize in the biz. Coming Soon 1. Ari Hest (with Judy Collins) (at The Barns solo, Mar 10) Category: Best Folk Album (Silver Skies Blue) This marks Ari Hest’s first Grammy nomination, turning...

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One Tap to Wolf Trap: How To Create a Home Screen Shortcut to Wolf Trap’s Website
Jan 23, 2017

One Tap to Wolf Trap: How To Create a Home Screen Shortcut to Wolf Trap’s Website

Getting to wolftrap.org just got one tap easier! You can create a one-tap shortcut to wolftrap.org on your mobile device with a few simple steps. The icon will appear on your home screen like any other app shortcut, allowing you to drag it around and put it wherever you like. Once you’ve pinned the Wolf Trap website to your home screen, you can quickly access the website to check performance announcements, plan your...

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Emerson Violinist Eugene Drucker on Passing the Torch
Jan 19, 2017

Emerson Violinist Eugene Drucker on Passing the Torch

In February, three members of the Emerson String Quartet—violinist Eugene Drucker, violist Lawrence Dutton, and cellist Paul Watkins—introduce three of their finest protégés from the renowned program at SUNY Stony Brook—violinist Emily Daggett Smith, violist Colin Brookes, and cellist Alison Rowe. The Emerson will play Mozart’s Divertimento in E-flat major, and the entire ensemble will come together for a Brahms sextet. Drucker emphasizes the importance...

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The Season of Giving
Dec 15, 2016

The Season of Giving

Especially during the holiday season, Wolf Trap Foundation is grateful to the many donors, patrons, and artists who have joined us and supported us over the past 12 months. Your generosity enables Wolf Trap to be a unique place that welcomes thousands of people each and every year. The artists who performed at Wolf Trap in 2016 also support a wide variety of charities and...

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How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions
Dec 14, 2016

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Now that it’s 2017, it’s time to kick start your New Year’s Resolutions! Read on to learn how Wolf Trap can help you stick to your goals! Get healthy Lose weight. Be more active. There’s a reason these goals are a regular New Year’s resolution—but let’s face it, they’re hard to stick to. For a jolt of inspiration, go outside and hike the trails of Wolf...

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Color Wolf Trap This Holiday Season!
Dec 12, 2016

Color Wolf Trap This Holiday Season!

Have a little one in your life that loves to color? Or perhaps you’ve jumped on the adult coloring craze? If either of these sound like you, then Wolf Trap created these special printables with you in mind! These line-art versions of the Filene Center, Frosty, and our woodland friends were developed as part of the annual Holiday Sing-A-Long program book, and shared here for...

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Carlos Vives, House
Dec 12, 2016

2016 Wolf Trap Holiday Giveaway

We ❤︎ our fans! To celebrate the season of giving, we’re giving you the chance to win the ultimate #WolfTrap prize pack! The winner will receive one premium Wolf Trap Membership – Soloist Level, a 4-pack of tickets to 2017 show of your choice, passes to our VIP lounge, a $50 gift certificate and more! Comment on our Facebook page with the name of your...

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